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Questions tagged [bandwidth]

Bandwidth tag should be used when asking questions about data transfer rates over various data buses or network protocols.

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Usable network speed increases when screen is locked, why?

While diagnosing my slow network, I've noticed that my connection speeds up whenever I lock my screen. The peaks in the linked image correspond exactly to when my screen is locked (using Win+L), and ...
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ntoskrnl.exe using my bandwith on Windows 10

I have an issue with my computer and i need help. There's always a System process using most of my bandwith (ntoskrnl.exe): Task Manager Screenshot: I'v looked for a solution and i've tried many ...
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Modem changed and now suddenly one computer on network is capped at 5mbps down

We recently upgraded our AT&T fiber internet to 300up/300down, which required a new modem. Before the swap, my particular computer was getting about 80mbps down, 10mbps up. After the swap, my down ...
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Internet provider secretly limit the bandwidth

I think my internet provider secretly limit my download speed. It has a webpage to test the upload and download speed, I tested the speed while downloading files. I noticed that whenever I start ...
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Dual band routers

I’ll keep it short and simple. I have a dual band router. I want to know if having both the bands on reduces the network speed? As in if I switch the 5GHz network off... will I get a better speed on ...
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Is there a way to limit the bandwidth that Google Drive File Stream uses in Windows?

Is there a way to limit the bandwidth that Google Drive File Stream uses? I'm using Windows 10 and when I resume syncing, the Internet becomes unusable. I have to stop syncing to browse simple web ...
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CAT 6 only getting 100 megabits

Using a 200 foot CAT 6 cable I'm only getting 100 megabits on a 400 megabit connection. We tested a laptop and got about 370 megabits while directly connected to the modem (not a combination with ...
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Slow bandwidth with iperf3 when using Windows but Linux runs at full speed

I have a DigitalOcean Droplet that shares a gigabit connection and my college dorm fortunately also has gigabit connection. I noticed data transfers between the two were quite slow so I ran iperf3 ...
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Is there a way to limit bandwidth for azureus?

I am downloading stuffs (legally) with azureus. And I want to play overwatch. Can I do both? Overwatch ping becomes insane. Can I set azureus bandwith to low?
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MikroTik hEX router – how to limit bandwidth on Ethernet

I have a MikroTik hEX router running RouterOS 6.4. eth1 is my WAN port. eth2 is connected to a TP-Link Wi-Fi router. All the devices on this Wi-Fi network have addresses in the range 192.168.42.100 ...
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When doubling Internet connection speed, will my effective in-house bandwidth also double?

So I'm thinking of increasing my Internet connection by 40 Mbit/s, also doubling it. This is because in the furthest corners in my apartment I have 1 Mbit/s. So when I increase will I get 41&...
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Local Speed slow and speed test option

I'm trying to test my local network speed between a Macbook Pro running Mac OS Mojave and a PC/Windows 10. I tried IPerf, However the result seems to slow to be real I did run IPerf on my Windows ...
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why can't we just upload a file and it reaches its destination without the other device downloading it? [closed]

when we have to view or get some content off the internet. We have to download it on the other hand the server uploads it So here's my question => Why can't the server simply upload the file and it ...
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How to decrease RDP bandwidth usage?

I am using Remote Desktop to connect to a Windows 7 x64 PC. The OS allows concurrent remote desktop connections. I want to be able to play videogames remotely, but I noticed that when using remote ...
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Changing the TCP initial congestion window value in Windows 10

I would like to do some testing with the TCP Initial congestion window on Windows 10 Pro, but it seems the settings are disabled in the Pro version: Set-NetTCPSetting -SettingName InternetCustom -...
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In bmon (bandwidth monitor),what is the difference between interface bandwidth and qdisc bandwidth?

Lately, I've been investigating Networking problems on a debian-based distribution. I've got a User-Space application that is pushing packets on the network over ethernet at a very constant rate. ...
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Router with bandwidth control to switch

If i limit the bandwidth in a router like only 2Mbps and i connect a switch, does all devices connected to a switch will have 2Mbps bandwidth, or all devices will share in 2Mbps bandwidth?
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Should cpu memory bandwidth match with video memory bandwidth?

I found somewhere that the video memory bandwidth is a good indicator of performance on video cards. I checked a few examples and it correlates pretty well with benchmark points. I read in another ...
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Storage workload differentiate

I am searching some info about storage implementations. Came across random workloads which would be the bets measure by IOPS and sequential where measurement unit would be bandwidth. I would like to ...
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Is there a way to limit the bandwidth that Google Drive File Stream uses?

Is there a way to limit the bandwidth that Google Drive File Stream uses? I'm using a Mac and when I resume syncing, the Internet becomes unusable. I have to stop syncing to browse simple web pages!
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Android Studio significantly reduces internet bandwidth

While downloading GTA5, I decided to open Android studio, to my surprise, the download speed dropped from 1.8Mbps to 0.3Mbps almost instantly. On closing android studio, the speed went back up to 1....
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How can I prevent uploading large files crippling my home internet connection?

I've a VDSL/fibre connection to my home with about 5/30 Mbps up/down. I've discovered that uploading large files, my house's entire internet access is virtually non-responsive even to the extent my ...
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Inconstant Bandwidth despite Bandwidth Limitation in VirtualBox

In VirtualBox, I have two Ubuntu 18.04 VMs running on an Ubuntu 18.04 host. My target is to simulate network traffic between the two VMs (one as a Server, one as a Client). Therefore I set the VM ...
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Suffering from specific devices killing my home network, mainly mobile devices

I'm having some issues with extremely bogged down internet. I've tried several routers with QoS, but they didn't do much. The internet is plenty fast enough for everything, but the lack of sharing ...
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How to find which network Client is consuming most internet bandwidth? [closed]

A lot of times, the internet slows down at our office and we've verified that it is not the service provider's issue, it's just one or few clients on our network sucking up all the bandwidth. I've ...
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Monitoring bandwidth usage per OpenConnect user

I've recently setup a OpenConnect VPN server on a VPS running Ubuntu 16.04, after setting up the VPN I issued several usernames and passwords and handed them out to my flatmates. The thing is that my ...
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Windows 10 internet speed capped at half the original speed on new PC

I got a new pc, the internet speed is somehow capped at 5 MB/s on every program .. Torrent, steam, chrome downloads and everything. I tried with my laptop and other pc and it's runs all good, no ...
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Limited Speed per Download, Have to Download Multiple Files at Once to Get Better Speed

Average speed of any download in current college LAN network I get is ~500 KB/s. But I can download multiple files I want and all of them will have the same ~500 KB/s. Which looks like: IDM SS IDM is ...
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Home security system affecting network bandwidth

So I reached out my network operator about the slow bandwidth (sometimes slow) that I have at home, and they said that my home security system (HSS) may affect the network bandwidth! Note that my HSS ...
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Is Bufferbloat triggered on a certain speed?

I have a Huawei HG658 modem/router combo, provided by my ISP, which is a little bit old and does not support/feature Smart Queue Management (SQL) that helps eliminate bufferbloat issues. When about ...
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uplink bandwidth requirements to stream HD down?

I have a TV service that uses ADSL technology. It means that my TV is basically streaming everything over the internet. I was told today that this would require at least 1MB/s uplink to be able to ...
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Errors in setting up an mlvpn environment - facing issues in tunnels getting up

mlvpn tunnels are not getting up on both sides. Giving device or resource busy error every time. The configurations are: This is the file in client side of mlvpn.conf: [general] statuscommand = "/...
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Why does the distance From the Router Affect Internet speed(eg. speedtest.net)?

I noticed that when i'm just 2feet away from my router, i get my full 50mbps up/down and only get 20mbps when i'm approx 10ft away behind a 2-Inch thick wall. From my understanding(pls correct me if ...
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4k monitor with HDMI, bandwidth not coping with 2560x1600. What do I need to change?

I've just given my old 2560x1600 monitor (Dell UltraSharp 3011 or 3011t) to my parents. Their PC has an Intel mATX early Haswell motherboard, I'd guess about 2013 - 2014 ish? It's got DVI and HDMI ...
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Access to “uvc_init_video”

I am trying to connect 4 USB webcams to a powered USB hub, but the system will only allow one to be used at a time. All cameras are asking for 480mb/s, but using usbtop I found that they needed way ...
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DD-WRT QoS not working on LAN/WLAN interface

I have a TP-Link WR941ND with DD-WRT firmware. Another ISP provided router dials the PPPoE connection for internet. The DD-WRT router was connected to the ISP router once through LAN in DHCP forwarder ...
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Effect of block size on SSD read performance

I am looking for research on the effects of block size on SSD reads. An hour on Google hasn't given me what I want. Specifically, I'm looking for results on how bandwidth & IOPS are affected for ...
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Internet slows slows down when downloading large files for no apparent reason

I download a lot of .iso files, mostly for Android-x86. However, they (and many other ISO files) randomly show down to 45KB/sec (300-500kbit/sec) when downloading. I can't figure out what causes the ...
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Is there a way to estimate how much bandwidth Powerline Ethernet will have at my house?

I am looking at Powerline Ethernet as an option for getting wired ethernet in a separate room from where my cable modem is in my house. Is there a way to test the circuitry in my house to determine ...
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How do you verify QoS for a router?

I am using a TP-Link Archer C60. I have put my TV in the High Priority List (70%) for a smooth IPTV/Netflix experience. However, I see my TV buffering when my phone starts downloading anything ...
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Windows network bandwidth issue

We have a computer (running Windows 10) with five Ethernet ports (each 1 Gb), two of them are built-in, the other three are on two PCIe cards. Four of the Ethernet ports have in total six cameras ...
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Being ddos-ed or my VPS has been compromised?

VPS bandwidth was suspended due to over usage. Didn't really promote my website at all cus it is still under development. Installed IFTOP and below is what I have captured. Any advice is greatly ...
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How to monitor Windows bandwidth over a graph?

Windows Resource Monitor shows me a graph of bandwidth for the past 60 seconds only. Is there any way to monitor the bandwidth for a longer period but every second included just like the Resource ...
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How can I get my real VPS Internet speed?

I'm using IntoVPS's product (VPS) I tried to download a Windows 7 ISO, a torrent game, Photoshop from archive.org link and they all download around 2-5 MB/s I've tried servers from Fermont, London, ...
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CenturyLink modem - bandwidth use

My smart son is running all kinds of schemes on his PC all the time, but I run a business out of my home and I need the fast internet when I am working. I was able to find a 'LAN device log' on my ...
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Can I have two separate wifi routers connected to separate internet providers in the same house?

I have a slow internet connection. (most likely due to the 6 other people connected to the same wifi in my house) And I would Like to know if it’s wise to have another internet provider, and ...
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Calculating bandwidth of a data bus

Suppose that a bus has 16 data lines and requires 4 cycles of 250 nsecs each to transfer data. The bandwidth of this bus would be 2 Megabytes/sec. If the cycle time of the bus was reduced to 125 nsecs ...
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How to calculate minimum/maximum bandwidth for users of a home network?

I am using the TP-Link Bandwidth Control feature to limit speeds of various users over a 10mbps total bandwidth. Since I use IPTV, so I basically want 2 of the Smart TVs to be given priority so they ...
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How do you know when an interface is out of bandwidth?

I'm uncertain about this, probably because my background isn't in networking, but in programming instead; I know how to setup a basic LAN and an OpenWRT router, but I don't really understand how to ...
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Does transferring a file over a local network use up bandwidth?

I have a Windows 10 Server right next to my home PC, I've setup FileZilla server, and I've connected to it using "localhost" from my machine. Both machines are connected to the same WiFi source. If I ...