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Topic # 210223 18-Mar-2017 13:45
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Hey everyone
What speed do you get on fibre 1gb as I clock in at 250 Mbps.. this can't be right ??


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  Reply # 1743274 18-Mar-2017 13:49
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wireless or ethernet? what kind of computer do you have?, also what modem are you using?





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  Reply # 1743275 18-Mar-2017 13:50
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Yeah, that's not right. For these things 9 times out of 10 the problem is inside your house.

 

Is your computer fast enough?

 

What router?

 

Connected via ethernet?


 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1743277 18-Mar-2017 13:56
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Thanks for the quick response guys
I use my iPhone 6 on the 5g network , my amazon fire tv on the 5g and my laptop via Ethernet so I'm sure this isn't the right speed
What speed do you guys get

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  Reply # 1743279 18-Mar-2017 14:00
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?5g network.

 

What speed do you get on wifi and where is that relative to the router.ie standing next to it vrs being in another room.

 

What speed do you get on ethernet?

 

Which server are you trying to connect to ?

 

 

 

A.

 

 




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  Reply # 1743280 18-Mar-2017 14:01
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All in the same room
I get 300mbps via the Ethernet , just tested again
I just use 5g

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  Reply # 1743281 18-Mar-2017 14:03
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I updated the subject: it's actually gigabit fibre, not gigabyte fibre (this is eight times faster than gigabit since 1 byte = 8 bits).

 

Back to the question, @afe66 "5G" probably means WiFi 5GHz, not "mobile 5G".

 

My laptop connected via WiFi can get anything between 500 - 700 Mbps depending on the day (megabit, not megabyte). An ethernet connected machine can get anything from 700 - 950 Mbps, again depending on the day.

 

Check your router, check that you don't have machines constantly downloading or uploading stuff, etc. Always test on ethernet as WiFi speeds with vary wildly depending on the day, interference from electronics, etc.





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  Reply # 1743282 18-Mar-2017 14:04
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jman009: Thanks for the quick response guys
I use my iPhone 6 on the 5g network , my amazon fire tv on the 5g and my laptop via Ethernet so I'm sure this isn't the right speed
What speed do you guys get

 

You should be able to get 900+ if your home network and computer is good enough.

 

You have two problems here, your wifi isn't good enough, and when you're not using wifi, your laptop isn't powerful enough.

 

What's the specs of your computer and model of your router?




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  Reply # 1743283 18-Mar-2017 14:06
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I don't download things, I stream so that should have no effect
My laptop is an hp envy dv6 so that also can't be the problem since you get the right speeds with an Ethernet cable
Also when I was on 100mbps internet, I would get speeds over that on all my devices

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  Reply # 1743285 18-Mar-2017 14:11
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jman009: 
Also when I was on 100mbps internet, I would get speeds over that on all my devices

 

With your connection, the slowest link will determine the speed you get.

 

When you are on 100Mbps internet, the wifi is faster than the internet so you are limited by the speed of the internet.

 

When you're on gigabit, the internet is faster than the wifi so you are limited by the wifi.

 

Do you get it now?

 

(What's sold as "100Mbps" internet is really ~110Mbps internet so you might get speed slightly over it.)




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  Reply # 1743286 18-Mar-2017 14:13
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Yeah I get that
So I definitely shouldn't be getting 250-300 max right now.. that's quarter of what I should be on

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  Reply # 1743288 18-Mar-2017 14:26
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Hey, can you please confirm your laptop is connected via cable to your router when doing this test? Ive seen your comments that you are using the wifi 5G, and if you are testing over that then you will only get close to the max speed from the router....not the fibre connection. 

 

 

 

 




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  Reply # 1743325 18-Mar-2017 14:33
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Ethernet cable to LAN on the router and into the Ethernet port on my laptop mate
The speeef shouldn't be this low even on wireless connection tho

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  Reply # 1743329 18-Mar-2017 14:37
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jman009: Yeah I get that
So I definitely shouldn't be getting 250-300 max right now.. that's quarter of what I should be on

 

I don't think you get it.

 

The maximum speed on your home network is 250-300. It doesn't matter if your internet connection is 1000 or 2000, you won't get that speed because you are being limited by your home network.




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  Reply # 1743331 18-Mar-2017 14:39
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So how do I make it limitless and get the max speed which is up to 900mbps ?🤔

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  Reply # 1743339 18-Mar-2017 14:41
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jman009: So how do I make it limitless and get the max speed which is up to 900mbps ?🤔

 

What router are you using?


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