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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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LAN Gbe Connection unable to get full speed

I having a very strange issue about cant getting full internet speed when connected through LAN cable. My current home ISP is 500 Mbps package. I had tested with 2 PC (1 old pc and 1 new pc) through ...
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Why network speed changes rather in “steps” than totally randomly? [closed]

During speed tests, what causes network speed to be changing not randomly, but rather in visible "steps" between various almost constant speeds which change every few seconds? Example from the GIF ...
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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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What is the cause of these apparent discrepancies between iperf and Ookla?

I was looking at Notebookcheck's tests of laptop and smartphone speed. They used iperf, showing (for instance) that the iPhone X could receive at over 900 Mbps. This, curiously, is much higher than ...
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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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Slow upload speeds when hosting files

Not so long ago I was ignited with the idea of personal home server to collaborate with my colleagues on projects. Eventually bought 3 separate internet connections with dedicated IPs from different ...
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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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Does hanging up Skype call and restarting actually improves connection?

Sometimes we start the call and connection is bad, but then we hang up and call again and somehow call quality is better. Why should this matter? This might be relevant to any VoIP. Doesn't Skype ...
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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 (...
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Can Internet speed decrease the further away a certain (server in a) country is from you?

Is there a general rule of thumb, per how many thousands km your Internet speed can naturally decrease and by how much? Something like "10 Mbit/s per 1000 km". (I've got from this SE answer that ...
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Identifying software affecting download speed

I am trying to troubleshoot a family members PC that is getting a very poor download speed compared to all other computer on the network. All other computers get around 23Mb/s down 4Mb/s up. But this ...
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Can a cheap ADSL modem router be responsible for frequent disconnects from and speeds from/to my ISP?

I experience frequent disconnects from my ISP (about 100 every day). Some connections do not last longer than a few seconds. I also experience very slow internet download and upload speeds – even ...
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How to test your router's data transfer speed?

I've an internet connection of 50Mbps, but on speed test on my laptop over WIFI, it shows variable speed, sometimes 20Mbps or sometimes even less than 1Mbps. So I connected WAN cable directly to my ...
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Very poor Wifi signal on laptop

So this is an interesting one. My partner and I both have HP laptops, mine is a HP 250 G4 Laptop bought about 18 months ago, hers is a 15-ba099na bought just a few months ago. Her previous laptop was ...
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Why is my router wireless slow? How to fix slow wireless download speed? (Netgear R6200)

I have a NetGear R6200v2 router and my connection is slow. I get 65 Mbps download speed direct to the cable modem, and the same when using a wired connection. But over wireless I only get 18 Mbps. ...
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Is there any significant difference between DSL and Fiber connection?

I read many internet articles stating that people usually are not getting full internet speeds they are advertised to because ISPs advertise their packages as an up to, so if someone subscribed to ...
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Internet speed not the greatest possible

I have modem that gives internet speed from 40-50Mbps, and on my laptop it goes at those download speeds, but on my PC speedtest always shows about 20Mpbs speed. I guess it's about network adapter (...
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How to ping from a router

I am trying to determine current download speed using ping. I want to calculate download speed for the router and not for any connection or device. How can I ping 8.8.8.8/google.com from a router ? ...
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Sending ping from a router

I am working on a project to determine status(On/Off) and data transfer rates on routers in a LAN. The status part of the project is done, I am running a python script on a Rasberry Pi in the LAN ...
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Could unusually high upload rates cause dropped connections during online gaming?

So I play Counter-Strike Global Offensive online from time to time, and recently I've noticed that my ping is about 30ms (pretty decent), but every other minute the connection drops for 5-10 seconds, ...
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Inconsistencies in Wifi across machines

My home runs a Wi-Fi network on 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz, and my router is in the center of the house. I have a gaming PC I built back in 2012 (specs below) on which I've installed a new SSD with a fresh ...
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Computers have drastically different download speeds on the same network

I have four devices, Windows 8.1 laptop (mine), Windows 10 laptop, iPhone SE, Android phone, connected to the same network and the Windows 8.1. laptop has a significantly slower download speed (~15 ...
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Getting 1/4 speeds through any router, but full speeds with one computer connected directly to the internet. Why is this happening?

To preface, I want to stress that I've already been testing and don't think it is our router causing the problem (have used 2 different routers, other info below). I know the router is the most ...
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Sharing Wireless Network Speed

I will be moving in with two other roommates (one of which lived there previously) into a house where one (also new to the place) roommate is currently living. We are paying for a 100mbps connection ...
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Slow internet speed over Ethernet

For unknown reason the internet over wired connection is extremely slow. Here's the setup: Cable modem -> Router (Netgear R7000, latest firmware) -> PCs; laptops, etc. At some point all internet ...
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Why are my ADSL2+ data rates are not matching data rate standards?

I have been in curiosity ever since when I checked my ISP ADSL Data Rates they are not according to the standard values. Can anyone confirm that why they are not like that? Following Table shows all ...
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Download speed lower than it should be?

I recently installed the Windows 10 Creator's Update and ever since my download speed is lower than it should be. (It used to be around 30mbps, now it's around 10-5) This has been happening with my ...
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How can I optimise wired throughput on my local network router?

I've got a nominal full-duplex 500Mbit connection through to my ISP (WebPass). When wired directly to their Ethernet port, my machine reliably gets SpeedTest.net results of ~650Mbit down, ~850Mbit up. ...
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Why is my internet speed not at its full potential?

My current internet package is for speeds up to 150 Mbps yet when I conduct an internet speed test online it only goes up to around 80 Mbps. I am using a triband ASUS router which is capable of much ...
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How to monitor network speed for an office

So I wrote a python script that calls a network speed test and gets the download speed, upload speed, and ping. However I realized that this won't be accurate since it's only the stats based on my own ...
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How to fix Ethernet speed being stuck at 10 Mbit in Win10?

I have a gigabit router (TP-LINK C9) and a on board network card supporting gigabit (Intel 82567lf gigabit), yet when I plug in the network cable, all I see is 10 Mbit connection. How do I set the ...
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Increase speed of TCP traffic from A to B

I have read about and used software which claims to lower your in-game ping by rerouting the traffic from your client to the gameserver by using some kind of private network and sophisticated ...
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Wifi speed is 11Mbps but my download speed is 600-700Kbps

I am subscribed a 11Mbps wifi in Jakarta, Indonesia. However my download speed is about 4.94Mbps after testing it on Speedtest. Here is the problem: my download speed is about 600-700kbps in ...
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Getting Abnormally high download speeds

I finished using FUP of my broadband connection(25GB 2MBps and 512KBps after that). so technically i should be getting 512/8 = max 64kbps for download, right? here, iam getting 130s, 140s. but ...
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What's the best way to conduct a reliable internet speed test over a given period of time?

I have been having some issues with internet speeds, particularly in the evenings. I realize doing sporadic speed tests on a website like speedtest.net won't exactly give me a reliable idea of my true ...
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How to find a specific computer slowing down the internet connection

I am working in a factory having about 100 PCs on the same network. The internet speed is very slow and I was wondering if there is any tool to find the computer slowing down the internet speed. I ...
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Router limits internet speed

I've got: - an internet subscription for 500 Mb/s; - the Netgear Nighthawk R7000; - and an annoying problem. When im cable-connected i achieve almost 500 Mb/s, so that's more than great. But, ...