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Why downloads on site A are fast, but downloads from site B are slow, only on my network

So, I have WiFi set up. Site A downloads really fast, but site B downloads really slow. Site B is slow only on my WiFi. If I switch to mobile data, its a blazing fast download. Why? Could it be ...
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Why is my internet speed slower on my PC than my Laptop

I have a Gigabit switch and through it i connected Cat6 cable to my laptop and the speedtest gives me around 260mb/s which is the appropriate speed but when i connect the same cable to my PC which ...
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Satellite broadband speed test - fast.com

We live in a rural area and recently got satellite broadband installed. We were told that we could expect speeds of between 21 Mbps and 30 Mbps. When we tested our connection after installation, using ...
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Skype noise by using two same id participation in video conference at low internet speed condition

we are using Skype for video conference (university classes during corona ...) and when i tried to take part in video conference with my PC and android cell phone by the same id, , when internet speed ...
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Network speed varies greatly

My WiFi speed tests have been reporting very low figures as of yesterday. Also, as you can see in the very low-res videos, google loads a white page for a second or two before loading the full site, ...
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Why my devices does not give me a full internet speed

I am wondering for some questions on my mind related to internet speed compared on my many different devices. I have 5G internet on my home, and according to the internet provider, the speed that I ...
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Best Gigabit Router Config

There was a question that I posted here [https://networkengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/65695/lan-speed-150-200-mbps-but-wifi-speed-is-5mbps-to-80-mbps] , which was off-topic. Hence I found ...
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Dual Wan Load Balancing speed

I have a Dual WAN Linksys LRT224 and two ISPs. If I have two 50mbps ISP configured in load balancing, will my overall speed increase above 50mbps or close to 100mbps?
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Extremely slow download speed in Windows command prompt

I usually use Ubuntu but currently, I am trying to setup Jupyter notebook and PyTorch on Windows. The problem is that while downloading various packages, the download speed is extremely slow (seen ...
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Increasing throughput and speed on a long distance server in HK to NYC

Pings from a server in Hong Kong to NYC is 200ms+. I know I can't change that much as I'd be breaking the laws of physics. I have a 100mbit connected ubuntu server in Hong Kong and I want to access it ...
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How speed limit on BitTorrent protocol works?

I am curious about the BitTorrent protocol. A lot of software implemants this protocol like µTorrent, Vuze, qBittorent... Each of these software purpose a functionnality : Speed limit. For example, ...
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How can I show the current network transfer speed on Windows? [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to show me an approximate current network transfer rate (incoming and outgoing) over LAN and WLAN. I am currently struggling with internet speeds (they can go from normal 100 ...
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How to resume a file transfer using netcat or socat or curl?

I have to transfer a 400Gb database consisting of a single file over the Internet from a server where I have full control to an other computer at the opposite border of the ocean (but which uses a ...
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Has my ISP tweaked my modem to prioritise speed tests?

Can it be that my ISP, Shaw, has tweaked my modem to sense when a speed test is run, and then give priority to that test? It seems that all online tests that use the Ookla's engine give same ...
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What could be the cause of a randomly slow / fast connection to a WireGuard VPS in Hong Kong from Florida?

I live in Florida now and have a VPS setup in Hong Kong with wireguard VPN setup. The vps has a 100mbit connection as I did a speed test via ssh and I get about 80-99mbps. What is going wrong here? ...
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request time relation with network speed?

I have network speed of 4 Mbps(Mega bits per sec) at both sides i.e. client and data center side. It means network can deliver max 4 Mega bits per second. For 1 Mbps it will be 1 Mega bits per second. ...
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Minimal round trip time for any given network speed?

I have network speed of 4 Mbps(Mega bits per sec) at both sides i.e. client and data center side. It means network can deliver max 4 Mbps. So If I have a response of less than equal to 4 Mega bit then ...
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How to fix bitbucket connection speed limit

For some unknown reason connections to bitbucket from my PC are limited to about 660KB/s each. My internet connection in general is much faster, about 15MB/s down and up. And when i open multiple ...
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How can one test their 1gbps server connection via ssh?

My ubuntu server has a 1gbps connection. How can I test this connection via ssh terminal?
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How to calculate transmission delay at the application layer?

I am trying to model delay in a P2P overlay simulation and would like to clear some uncertainty with regards to the calculation of transmission delay as I haven't found any similar scenarios to mine. ...
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Internet speed test 100mbs, 0% network use ans slow, flickering network

My network seems to be slow and flickering, Chrome download 10 mb pdf files for tens of minutes and sever resumes are required, even from such good sites as arxiv.org. internetspeedtest gives values ...
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5 Ghz wifi get 30Mbps on 200Mbps line, 2.4 Ghz gets 60Mbps. No congestion on channel

I need some help determining the issue of my setup. Here is a summary: Wired to router I get 200Mbps 2.4Ghz I get 80Mbps, its on a channel with some neighbors, but it's using 40mhz bandwidth. Btw, ...
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Why my internet speed is slower than provided

I have an 8 mbps(bits/sec) which is equals to 1 MBps(bytes/sec). Now when I check speed at speedtest.net by Ookla, the speed fluctuates between 7 mbps to 8 mbps and Windows Task Manager also shows ...
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Caching or reserving buffer to resolve inconsistent streaming speed during live streaming

I have a fairly good broadband internet connection and speed test indicates the download and upload speeds are 2Mbps and 1Mbps. I can watch YouTube videos usually without buffering issue. I am using ...
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Chrome download speed slowly slows down

When I try to download something, the download starts at 20Mb/s for less than a second then goes down to 10Mb/s also for less than a second, then goes to 4 the down to a solid 2Mb/s, I canceled and re-...
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Is it possible to get bandwith troughput on Linux from terminal?

Is it possible to get bandwith troughput on Linux terminal? I am looking for the equivalent of a Speedtest (by Ookla).
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Secondary router as access point extremely low speed

I have had a spare BT Homehub 4 set up as an access point connected LAN-LAN via power line adaptor for boosting signal in my house. The main router is an ASUS DSL-AC68U. I receive download speed of ...
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How much faster my internet connection will be with USB to Ethernet adapter vs USB-C to Ethernet adapter?

Is there any interest to use USB-C in that case. I have fiber internet connection so I don't know if usb-c will make any difference.
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SVN commit is very slow

I have tried a lot of fixes for this problem, and it is driving me nuts. So here goes, I hope someone can please help! I am using SVN to upload a 500MB file and it is using only 17% of my upload ...
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Why is one of my devices getting gigabit internet speed but not the other if they both support it?

Today I got Fios gigabit internet. My desktop PC that has a MSI 970A-G43 Motherboard which I think is supposed to support up to 1000Mbps but I'm only getting around 300-400Mbps download and 600Mbps ...
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How can I (dis)prove I am operating my internet via Fiber Optics

I have been paying my ISP for a Fibre Broadband Package for 2 years, but last week I decided to switch because the speeds are getting worse(<800kbps) and its overpriced. When looking for a new ...
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Can wifi speed on a laptop be limited by i7 core processor?

Can someone dumb this down for me or help with a solution? I have an i7 Core Processor in my Inspiron HP laptop and am not getting full wifi speeds from our Comcast/Xfinity X6 modem/router. Sitting at ...
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Ookla not showing the desired speed

I opted for 40 Mbps speed but Ookla showing 33.42 or sometimes even less. I use a Netgear WNR614 N300 wifi router. What could be the possible reasons? I am using Windows 10.
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What causes half downstream speed on gigabit interface?

I have 2 computers, one is a Win 10 desktop, the other is a Win 7 Dell laptop. Both have an Intel gigabit network interface. The internet is symmetric gigabit. On dekstop, I measure 500/900-ish speeds,...
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What is the difference between docsis speed and internet plan speed

I recently purchased a cable modem which is advertising two different numbers. I didn't notice that it had two different numbers until my Internet speed test results were horrendous. Can anyone tell ...
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What is my internet speed?

First three days The speed in the Router "192.168.1.1" is 5 mbit all the time, and in speedtest.net is 5 mbit. After 3 days The speed in speedtest.net dropped to 4 mbit, but still 5 mbit in ...
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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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Why doesn't this bluetooth tethering show more than 3mbps Link speed?

Bluetooth module as shown by the device manager (which i think corresponds to bluetooth 4?): HCI Version 6.258. LMP Version 6.1. (Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG) My phone specs also show Bluetooth 4.1 ...
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Any ideas why my wifi is slower than it is suppose to be?

I have a 300mbit/s internet connection and I actually get bit faster since I download from steam around 40Mb/s when using my desktop computer and ethernet. My problem is that when I use my laptop and ...
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Noticeable difference between 150Mbps and 250Mbps from ISP? [closed]

May be a basic question but I can't seem to find a good answer for this anywhere. I currently have 250 Mbps with a local ISP with an Arris Surfboard 1650 Modem and a Netgear Nighthawk AC 1750 wireless ...
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Two routers are slowing down the internet?

I have 2 routers with 2 different internet providers, each wifi of them on a different channel. Router A - 200 MBPS Down, channel 1 Router B - 50 MBPS Down, channel 6 So I have 2 questions: If I ...
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How to get 1 Gbps on laptop?

So I have AU114TX, which has a 10/100 Base T. In my college, I get only 100 Mbps at max, where my fellow friends get 700 Mbps. But I do have a USB 3.0 port. So will buying a USB 3.0 to Ethernet ...
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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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How can I see the download speed in realtime on a macbook pro?

Is there any built-in feature to show the download/upload speed in realtime? I cannot find it in Network Utility -> Info
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10/100 Mbit/s network enough to test ISP using speedtest-cli

Questions Using a device with a 10/100 Mbit/s Ethernet port can I still proof the speed of my 50 Mbit/s fibercable connection or do I need a Gbit/s connection? I so far assumed yes but a no from a ...
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Bottleneck in gigabit LAN between samba server and laptop

I've got an ubuntu samba server running in my house which supports gigabit it's connected to a powerline communications adapter (also supports gigabit) then goes to my gigabit switch. When ...
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Why is my PC getting 0.2Mb when my router is receiving 37Mb?

I'm getting a really really slow connection on my Windows 10 PC, speedtest is saying 0.2Mbps. However on my router's status screen it's showing 37Mbps. Any tips, things I can try, or advice?? Thanks!...
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Configuring Torrent/Download Managers to use the Lowest Possible Speed if other Resources aren't using Internet

How can i configure my DMs to lower its downloading speed and be flexible if other software is using internet? I always doubted something in these download managers like for example: Internt ...
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Difference between downloading speed

I have ADSL connection with speed around 7.7-8 Mbsec. Monitoring traffic shows that on youtube i have all of that speed, but in other cases like torrents or game launchers i have aroud 700 - 800 Kbsec....
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Why do I have such a low WiFi speed?

Ok, first of all I've had an internet plan for 100mbps for about two years now and my speeds looked like this: (Results from www.speedtest.net) Wired: Download - 92mbps , Upload - 94mbps WiFi (...