Question Why does my iPhone have ridiculously faster download speeds compared to my gaming laptop T^T.

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I ran a speed test on all the devices (speedtest.net) in our house. I'll just give download speeds to simplify this. The two iphones and the ipad got speed in the 200 mpbs range. Two wireless laptops (apple and windows) got into the 120 range. This was relatively within expectations.

HOWEVER, my brand new gaming laptop is downloading at around 28 mpbs. On top of that the two desktops that we hard connected by ether were hitting that 28 mpbs download range as well.

I am a wifi noob, (but willing to do lots of research) so if anyone has answers or even could point me in the directions of previous forums, youtube vids, or anything at all that would be great! I'm thoroughly confused. :)
 
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What router do you have?

What is the make and model of the laptop? ( I ask because I know for a fact Dell has some serious driver issues with some of their wifi cards and it can cause slow downloads)

Are you on 2.4 or 5ghz on your gaming laptop?
 

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