download speed

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  1. LORYT699

    Question Confused with actual download speeds ?

    Hi, Can someone explain me how download (form browser or luncher) work? I mean which are the factors that give you the download speed? I m asking cause I have a Gb ethernet lan (my internet connection is 2.5Gbps with like 10 of ping on important servers(like google)and 0 in server near my city)...
  2. ConorDuey2000

    [SOLVED] Powerline Adapter (AV1000) Download Speed only 8-16 Mbps ?

    Hey. I recently bought the TP-Link AV1000 powerline adapter for my computer, but after I set it up, the download speed's very slow. It ranges from 8 Mbps to 16 Mbps. I've tried everything including reinstalling my LAN drivers, running the Windows...
  3. S

    Question Internet speed tests slow but actual download speed is much higher

    Here's a weird one.. When I run a speed test it seems like I'm limited to 30Mb/s on or any other speed test site (will not go over 30) however I can download a game on steam and reach speeds of over 40MB/s (or 320Mb/s). My internet speed is supposed to be gigabit (non-fiber)...
  4. D

    [SOLVED] Slower Download Speed than im supposed to

    Recently changed providers to ATT. Where I live, the only plan available is the 18mbps plan, which sucks, but its all we got. After switching, and doing a speed test on my phone, it showed i was getting 17mbps down. When I do the speed test on my desktop, in the same room however, Im only...
  5. D

    [SOLVED] My Desktop will always get half of the download speed of any other device on my home network.

    Not sure if this is the correct forum to ask, however, as the title states, my desktop will get around 120-140 megabits down, while every other device (about 5 total) will always get the 300 megabits service that i have from ATT. I am currently using ethernet, and have tried the same cable on 2...
  6. M

    Question Serious download speed issues!! PLEASE HELP!!

    Build: Motherboard: ASUS ROG B550-E CPU: Ryzen 7-3700x GPU: MSI RTX 2070 Super Ram: 32GB TridentZ 3600mhz Storage: 1TB Samsung 860 Evo SSD I built my pc in july of 2020 and after a few months i noticed my download speed was horrendous.. i pay for 300 down and 35 up which i was getting on my...
  7. M

    [SOLVED] Should i replace my powerline adapter?

    I've had the same powerline adapter for around 6+ years now and always fairly slow download speeds is it worth upgrading to a newer model? my current model is the TL PA411 which is up to 500mb/s and from just browsing i see they are significantly "faster" than this now. From looking around i...
  8. N

    [SOLVED] Intel i219v locked at 100Mbps in Bios

    So I have a 200mbps internet plan, but I'm only getting a max download speed of 100mbps on my PC. I'm using a wired connection. Here's all the details... 1) I have a MSI B150A motherboard and the manual says the LAN port is 10/100/1000Mbps (so we're good there) 2) The motherboard NIC is Intel...
  9. J

    [SOLVED] WiFi link speed doesn't match speed tests

    Hello, I have 400Mbps plan. Most of my devices reach that speed over WiFi. However, on my pc WiFi, with different speed test websites I get 30-40 Mbps. With ethernet I get 430. In my network settings, the link speed shows 144Mbps so I would like to know if I can increase my download speed to...
  10. BramboraSK

    Question The download speed is very slow

    Hello, I have 40/4 Mbps internet, but I'm downloading at 1,8MB/s. It won't go above that. When I tried to check my internet speed on speedtest, the values were accurate. The upload speed is as specified, but the download speed is only 1,8MB/s. It's like that on every device, I tried connecting...
  11. R

    Question Very slow download speed

    Hi, for some reason my pc is downloading at an extremely slow speed. When I first got the pc it had a download speed of around 250-350 now its ranges from 1-10mbps. My brother has a very similar pc with almost the exact same parts and still gets a high download and upload speed (we both use...
  12. TheJJBman11

    Question Download and upload speed high but ping fluctuates!

    Hi guys, I've just moved into my uni accommodation and have noticed a few issues with the wifi. To my knowledge the landlord shares one router between 4 hours totalling 25 people. The router isn't in my house and we merely have 1 wifi booster which is located at the further point from my room...
  13. P

    Question Not getting gigabit speeds

    I was hoping you guys could help me out with this. I've done everything I can think to do, and I've done everything google research told me to do. I have gigabit internet with att, a new gateway from them (BGW210), and a Netgear R6260 Gigabit router. I have cat 6 cables all around. My nic is...
  14. J

    [SOLVED] why is my internet always capped on all clients

    no matter what client i use (steam, origin, battlenet) my internet is extremely slow. my interenet speeds are usually 800 uplaod 800 download ( I pay for a gig up gig down)
  15. S

    [SOLVED] Download speed slow via wireless usb adapter

    See, the problem is that since yesterday, after a restart, i noted that my internet was significantly slow, went to and yup there it was, from a solid 50 mbps download speed and 10 mbps upload speed i went to 1.5mbps download speed and the same 10 mbps upload speed. A short term...
  16. Redax11

    [SOLVED] I got a 1 GB/s plan and I only get unde 4mb/s

    Hello, This is my first time posting a question, and I have to say sorry because of any mistakes in what I'm gonna say here or if I didn't post it where I should've. Also, english is my second language so bare with me if I overexplain some things. Today, I changed my TV cable and Internet...
  17. Thymas1

    [SOLVED] Download speeds on steam and other game launchers

    Hi, I currently have a networking problem that i can't quite find a solution to. I currently have fiber network with 1000mbps speeds, and with services like and i am seeing my 1000mbps speeds on both downloads and uploads, so everything semes fine. The problem occurs when...
  18. T

    [SOLVED] Upload speed 20-50 times more than download speed on a Vodafone wifi hotspot device

    Have recently got a wifi hotspot device/router ( Vodafone R206 Z 3G MiFi ) and see that the download speeds are about 0.3-0.6 mbps whereas the upload speeds show about 13-20mbps ? ( Am checking speed via This seems completely bonkers. I have tried googling for the reasons...
  19. iellyjelly

    [SOLVED] Limited download speed?

    Hello. I upgraded my subscription plan from 100mbps to 350mpbs but i have a slight problem/misunderstanding? My download is the same as it was when i had 100mbps. Steam still downloads games at 11mb/s max speed. My ethernet card is 10/100/1000 if that helps.
  20. Gosraj

    [SOLVED] Download Speed Nowhere Near What I Should Be Getting

    Simple enough question. When I use a website like I get results saying my download speeds are around 800mbps, which is about 100mBps, yet when I actually download things, no matter what site or app they're from, I get speeds around 10mBps, Even if I have everything...
  21. J

    [SOLVED] Slow LAN Port? MSI Motherboard

    Hello, first time asking on the forum. These threads have helped me in the past, but I can't seem to find support for my issue... So here I am. I'd like to think that I've narrowed down my issue and determined it's a software or hardware issue with my LAN port (hopefully not the latter). It's...
  22. s0nnycrockett

    [SOLVED] I reset my PC yesterday and my download speed dropped.

    I have a 20Mbps download / 10Mbps upload connexion on, this is the same now as it was before the PC reset, but the speeds I get on steam, microsoft store or other game launchers are much slower than before, I had 6 to 7 Mbps download speed before, now I only get 2 to 2.8 speed...
  23. F

    [SOLVED] Download Speed dramatically lower than Upload on PC only - WiFi and Ethernet affected...

    My issue is that suddenly 4 weeks ago my download speed went from around 100Mbps and Upload around 20Mbps to now 6 Mpbs and Upload 20Mpbs. I'm on the 200Mbps plan with Virgin Media - I don't care about ever getting close to 200 or not I just want my 100 back! This is ONLY on my PC both on WiFi...
  24. O

    Question Download speed varies from desktop to laptop

    Hi all, My PC, when connected to my router using an ethernet cable, downloads games from steam at 27 mb/s. My laptop, using the same cable to the same router, clocks a max of 11.1 mb/s. Does anyone know why this is, or how I might be able to increase download speeds on the laptop? Many thanks...
  25. A

    Question Download speed is much lower than in Task Manager

    Hi, pretty much for 3 years I've had very slow download speeds compared to other people even when I would have the same or better ping in games. I'm using an ethernet cable and the broadband is "sky" with a package that should have 11mbps on average. I tried using different ports on the hub and...
  26. H

    [SOLVED] Can a really bad Download/Upload speed affect latency (ping) ?

    What i've understood is that latency is the time it takes for a signal to travel from point A to point B and to come back from point B to point A. Download/Upload speed would be the amount of data that is Received or Sent in 1 "trip", so, in theory, they should be unrelated. My question is...
  27. A

    Question download speed slowed down and pc speed slowed down

    Hello I had 2 small problem with my computer first is my internet it's not a big problem and it won't be a big deal if it doesn't get fixed a month or 2 ago my download speed went down from 20MBps to between 5 and 10MBps i don't mind it that much but I would be grateful if someone could help me...
  28. J

    [SOLVED] 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 upload on an Ethernet connecting with a Cat6 cable. The technician who installed Fios connected...
  29. briansalinasssss

    [SOLVED] Question about Wired Connection vs Wireless

    I recently got a 80ft ethernet cable. After multiple test I noticed my wireless connection was a bit faster on download speeds but the latency was lower. Is it always better to keep my pc wired for gaming or should I go for the slightly higher download speed? I have a very small knowledge about...
  30. S

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  31. Zaney2522

    Missing USB 3.0 header, GND meaning, etc.

    I recently ordered an i4 4460 to go with the Asrock h97 anniversary board. I installed it into my Cooler master 932 case with no issues, until I started to find that some of the plugs from the front panel on the case weren't lining up correctly with the board. For example, I have no USB 3.0...
  32. R

    mouse pointer is working but selecting the icon is not working why? and what is the solution?

    the mouse pointer is not clicking the icons while we choose the icons. the pointer is selecting the icons but it is not performing the functions why? give me the solutions for this problem
  33. S

    New System Build Suggestion - Budget $800

    Hi Folks, I need your suggestions in building my new PC. I already have a PSU as CM GX-750 & a HDD 1GB Seagate SATA and currently using i5 2400s with GTX 560Ti. I would like my new PC to run all the upcoming games at Full HD 1080p with Ultra or Very High settings. 4K would be a plus if possible.
  34. P

    Power supply upgrades for SFF Lenovos

    Hi gang, I am a fan of Lenovo's series of SFF desktops. I currently have a 57p (9196-A1U) with an MSI GT 610 low profile graphics card HDMI out), SDD and additional 2.5 secondary drive, DVD drive managed thru a controller card. The computer currently goes to an Onkyo 626 AV receiver, to my...
  35. G

    Any Filipinos out there, living in Metro Manila? If you are, then could please help me on my gaming pc build?

    What I currently have: HDD 1: 2 TB Seagate Barracuda 7200 RPM HDD 2: 500 GB Seagate 5900 RPM RAM: HyperX FURY Blue 4GB @ 1866 Mhz GPU: MSI GTX 650 2GB GDDR5 OC -I got these second hand items from my uncle. What I need? PSU (80+ True Rated), MOBO, CPU and a CASE (with good airflow if possible...
  36. G

    12 gb ddr3 7.96 usaable

    I have a amd 8350 processor gtx 970 and 12 gb ddr3 4 x 4gb 1333 all same speed gigabyte 970a-ds39 only 7.96 usable. Windows 7 ultimate 64bit I had 2 x 4gb installed and 8gb usable and installed another 4gb ddr3 and now only 7.96gb usable have tried all sticks in all different slots and new ram...