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Topic # 192133 28-Feb-2016 16:19
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I have Spark's "Fibre200 Plus" service. Supposedly 200mbps down and 200 mbps up.

 

I'm running a speedtest on a Lenovo laptop (i5 - 8GB RAM, Win7 Home Premium) plugged directly into my Huawei HG659b router.

The laptop has a 100mbps ethernet adaptor.

When I do a speed test (Ookla) I can get 85-90mbps down.....but the upload tops out at about 850kbps - less than 1mbps. 

 

Anyone have any advice? I've uninstalled the AV software....no change.

 

When I do the same thing over wifi on my phone, I get the same download....but the upload is about 20-23mbps. 

 

Hmmm. Any advice on why the wired ethernet upload is SO MUCH slower than wifi to the same router?

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1500842 28-Feb-2016 16:49
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try another device via ethernet what do you get? if thats fine then the laptop is the problem


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  Reply # 1500846 28-Feb-2016 16:54
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I had massive outgoing issues from a PC, turns out it was the crapware that came with the onboard "killer" gaming network adapter causing it. Put a PCIe card in all is good.





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Linuxluver:

 

I have Spark's "Fibre200 Plus" service. Supposedly 200mbps down and 200 mbps up.

 

I'm running a speedtest on a Lenovo laptop (i5 - 8GB RAM, Win7 Home Premium) plugged directly into my Huawei HG659b router.

The laptop has a 100mbps ethernet adaptor.

When I do a speed test (Ookla) I can get 85-90mbps down.....but the upload tops out at about 850kbps - less than 1mbps. 

 

Anyone have any advice? I've uninstalled the AV software....no change.

 

When I do the same thing over wifi on my phone, I get the same download....but the upload is about 20-23mbps. 

 

Hmmm. Any advice on why the wired ethernet upload is SO MUCH slower than wifi to the same router?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The network Ethernet port on that laptop can only do 10MB/sec that is why you are getting 85-90mbps download.

 

Not sure about the low speed on the upload try sending a file over the network to another device and see the speed, if it's the same then there is either something up with the modem/cable/network on the laptop. If it's much faster then it could be an error on the website with your laptop.


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  Reply # 1500855 28-Feb-2016 17:09
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try something like this if you have 2 Ethernet connected devices

 

http://www.totusoft.com/lanspeed.html




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  Reply # 1501162 29-Feb-2016 08:06
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richms:

 

I had massive outgoing issues from a PC, turns out it was the crapware that came with the onboard "killer" gaming network adapter causing it. Put a PCIe card in all is good.

 

 

It supposedly has an Atheros 8152/8158 PCI-E 100mbps ethernet adaptor. I'm using a CAT6 cable....new from PB Tech. 

 

This is the only device I have than can do ethernet. My Macbook Air and HP Chromebook are both wifi only....along with all my phones and my tablet. :-) 

 

My desktop system is wifi-only too as it's in a different room...and the logistics of dragging it into the router's room make it 'uninteresting' to me a test. 

 

Thanks all. :-)  

 

 





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  Reply # 1501166 29-Feb-2016 08:15
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if you cant test other devices you will never be able to find what the issue is


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  Reply # 1501497 29-Feb-2016 14:01
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given your username, i'd just boot off of a linux live cd/usb stick and check if it's happening there too.

 

 




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  Reply # 1501501 29-Feb-2016 14:16
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mercutio:

 

given your username, i'd just boot off of a linux live cd/usb stick and check if it's happening there too.

 

 

Good idea. I have Remix OS on a USB stick.  





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  Reply # 1501504 29-Feb-2016 14:28
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take the laptop to a friends and test there?




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  Reply # 1501840 29-Feb-2016 21:28
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take the laptop to a friends and test there?

 

 

I tried a different ethernet cable. Same result - maximum 800kbps upload.

 

So then I tried wifi instead of wired...and got 22mbps upload. Must be something wrong with either the ethernet port on the router or the ethernet port on the laptop. So one more thing to test. :-)

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1501843 29-Feb-2016 21:30
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Linuxluver:

 

Jase2985:

 

take the laptop to a friends and test there?

 

 

I tried a different ethernet cable. Same result - maximum 800kbps upload.

 

So then I tried wifi instead of wired...and got 22mbps upload. Must be something wrong with either the ethernet port on the router or the ethernet port on the laptop. So one more thing to test. :-)

 

 

 

 

it could still be software problem :)  i really reckon you should try with linux :)

 

 

 

those modems are very common, and i don't recall seeing reports of such by other people, which if it was a common problem with the router i'm sure we'd hear about!


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  Reply # 1501846 29-Feb-2016 21:33
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Just Linux it and get it over and done with ;)

 

Otherwise it sounds like new laptop time.





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