Question Wired connection slower than all others

Dec 7, 2019
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Currently I am hardwired into my router and I am only getting 25mbp/s, I am getting 100mbp/s to my home, and everyone else on the network is getting 100mbp/s.

I recently got a new router, the NETGEAR Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router (R6700) - AC1750, since my old one was dying and we needed an upgrade. When testing our connections to the new router I noticed that my speed was 25mbp/s, but when everyone else tested it was 100mbp/s. This included not only wireless devices, but also other wired computers, all were getting 100mbp/s, my phone, tablets, laptops, a different wired desktop, all getting 100mbp/s. The only computer not getting these speeds is my desktop, that is wired into the router.

I built my own computer and below are the specs:

At first I thought this might be a cable issue, I couldn't confirm what grade my old cable was since the print wore out. So I went and bought a new CAT6 ethernet, this didn't fix the issue. I tried updating the drivers to the latest that intel offered which is 12.18.9.10, dated 7/25/2019. Again, issue not fixed. I tried, disabling the connector and enabling it, restarting my computer, setting the Speed & Duplex to 1gbp/s Full Duplex, 100mbp/s Full Duplex and Half Duplex, currently it's defaulted to Auto Negotiate. I've tried different suggestions across the internet, nothing.

So I thought maybe my network adapter on the MB was going bad and went and bought a new network adapter, this one Intel EXPI9301CTBLK 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps PCI-Express Network Adapter 1 x RJ4. Just plugged it in, made sure the drivers were up to date, disabled my MB adapter. And I'm still getting 25mbp/s. At this point it certainly seems to be software related, and not hardware related but I have no idea where to look for this magical setting that is throttling my internet.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
 
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Flushed my DNS, didn't do anything. In Resource Monitor most of the processes that are running use barely any data. Most send/receive around 1kb/s at most, with the most taxing being something like chrome when I have a twitch stream open, even then it only peaks at 200-400kb/s. I haven't measured what a multiplayer game might pull. Doesn't seem like any process is a resource hog.
 

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