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TB16 Ethernet speed limited at 100 Mbps

Q: TB16 Ethernet speed limited at 100 Mbps

I've been having issues with my Ethernet speed on my 9360 while connected to TB16. I can't get anything above 100 Mbps even though my Ethernet speed is 250 Mbps. My other laptop with built-in network card has no problems with reaching the full 250 Mbps.
I've checked TB16 specs and it tells there's a gigabit Ethernet controller onboard, so it shouldn't be an issue.
I have latest drivers from Dell's website and also tried the latest Realtek drivers - no speed change.
I've played with the driver settings and disabled all speed optimizations and enforced 1 Gbps full duplex as a default setting, but still no effect.
I've seen a couple of other forum members reporting the same issue, but all of them were running Linux, while I'm running Windows 10 64-bit. Apparently, the fault is with the dock.
Can anyone confirm the limitation and can suggest any workaround?

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Preferred Solution: TB16 Ethernet speed limited at 100 Mbps

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: TB16 Ethernet speed limited at 100 Mbps

You definitely don't want to force 1 Gbps Full in Device Manager. Forcing linespeed and duplex settings especially on gigabit connections can lead to worse performance even when those hardcoded settings are correct. The standard for gigabit is auto-negotiate. There's a Realtek network FIRMWARE update for the TB16 and WD15 docks around here somewhere, but I don't know if that would help this issue. But my main question is: What do you mean your Ethernet is 250 Mbps? There's 100 Mbps and 1 Gbps. There's no standard for 250 Mbps Ethernet.Have you tried a different cable? Do you have any other systems that are negotiating at 1 Gbps with the cable and switch/router port you're currently using with the TB16?

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This forum doesn't seem super active, probably because of the few Helix owners, but I'll post my question anyway hoping someone can confirm  My wifi speed is limited to 20 Mbps.  Whether connecting to the internet, or on my intranet.  Top of the line 802.11ac router, few feet away, no interferences, copying files to or from a PC (which is connected to the network by ethernet),  I get no more than 2.5 MB/sec.  Same location, with a 3-yr old laptop: 8-10 MB/sec.  Reboots driver update etc no difference.  Different router and location is the same. The Helix reports the wifi card as 802.11a, too.  Not 802.11n or a/n  Connecting the USB to ethernet lenovo adpater, I get 11 MB/sec, so close to the 100mbps limit of the adpater, that's normal. Issue: well, accessing data and for example browsing pic tures on my NAS or another PC is very painful at 2 MB/sec.  At 8-10 MB/sec on my laptop it's instantaneous no pb. I'm ok if it's a small cheaper 10" Atom tablet, but not so much for a $2,000 laptop/tablet.  My basic 3-yr old laptop does 5 times better. Or is my Helix faulty? 










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A:Wifi Speed Limited to 20 Mbps?!

I second that, the Lenovo team should take a closer look at this problem.I'm oscilating around 4MB/s, which is also slower than expected, sometimes even dropping to 2,5.It could be a driver fault, hopefully fixable.

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I have a fairly high speed internet service (300Mbps). I have another desktop plug to the same dumb switch and using fast.com to confirm my speed is about what I expect. But, when I test the speed with a XPS 9550 + TB16 ethernet connected to the same switch, I'm only getting around 100Mbps even after I've upgraded to the latest Thunderbolt controller driver and ethernet driver.
Intel-Thunderbolt-Controller-Driver_7X8Y6_WIN_16.3.61.275_A03.EXE
Realtek-USB-GBE-Ethernet-Controller-Driver_3XTRW_WIN_2.43.2017.505_A05_01.EXE

My audio line out is connected to the back of the TB16 as well. The audio started getting some noise after about 30min use and I had to unplug and replug to get rid of the interference. At the end, I had to just not use the audio after the driver failed to re-recognize the connection. But, alas, without the audio connection to the TB16, my ethernet speed is up to 300Mbps again. Also, audio connected to the front headphone jack also slows down my ethernet speed too.

Hope this resolve someone's quest for full ethernet speed from their TB16.

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My network card is a Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller. I don't know what caused this problem but my Realtek driver is up-to-date, and previously it was a link speed of 100 Mbps.

But now for some reason it suddenly dropped to a link speed of 10 Mbps and I've tried a lot to no avail. As you can see on the left I've tried changing the speed/duplex setting but it remains at 10 Mbps no matter how many restarts, disables and re-enables and such.

And yes, I do have the internet speed to go beyond 10 Mbps:


This is a speedtest done on my desktop computer


And this one was done on my phone and this was wireless as well..

I'd rather not call Time Warner Cable. They'll send someone who's only going to end up wasting my time and reaching no solution. I'd like to avoid sitting with the person they send for a half hour and it having it end with them asking me if have I considered the innovative idea of reformatting my computer.

Thank you in advance for any help you can give me.

-Windows 7 Home Premium x64 OS
-Currently installed Driver Version: 7.91.1119.2014

A:Ethernet Controller Link Speed is locked at 10 Mbps.

Did you try setting the Value of Speed & Duplex to "Autosense"?

Also:
what router do you use?
Did you change the Ethernet cable?

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Hello,

I plugged in an N-adapter to a USB hub and it gave me a 6 Mbps in www.speedtest.net. I thought this was kind of slow for what the adapter "claimed" (300Mbps). But then I plugged it directly into a computer port and it showed 24 Mbps (my internet plan is 25 Mbps), which I suppose it's pretty close or even "maxed" because it's not really 25 Mbps all the time, right?

Is this normal? Is my USB hub crappy/old? Would it make a difference if I get a new USB hub?

Thanks.
 

A:Moving N-adapter from USB hub to computer port increases speed from 6 Mbps to 24 Mbps

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I currently have a 15 Mbps down / 1.5 Mbps up cable Internet connection. However when I go to www.speedtest.net or www.speakeasy.net to test the speed of the connection its only showing like 5 Mbps down / 400 Kbps up speed. But when I download a file it downloads at about 1,400 KBps (note that I said KILOBYTES per second not bits (as in 1,400 KBps = 11.2 Mbps)).

Anyway why do the down / upload speeds on the test sites suck but real file downloads are fast?
 

A:Speed test sites saying I download at 5 Mbps when I have a 15 Mbps connection?

They just do, don't worry about it.
 

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I think this is the reason why my internet speed had decreased tremendously out of the blue.
 

A:NVIDIA nForce 10/100 Mbps Ethernet issue.

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Please help. My internet has really slowed down and I cannot play any games due to very high pings.

A:NVIDIA nForce 10/100 Mbps Ethernet issue

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I have the laptop docked with the ethernet plugged in to the back of the dock as well as a keyboard and mouse. When I disconnect the ethernet, the mouse and keyboard stop responding to my input.
I have updated all drivers and downloaded dock drivers as well. Updated BIOS. Any ideas?

A:TB16 - USB devices stop responding after ethernet is unplugged

There's a firmware update for the Ethernet controller on the TB16 and WD15, fyi.  Go to support.dell.com, click Choose from all products > Accessories > Docks > TB16 > Drivers and Downloads, and you'll find it there.

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My sister's laptop is able to get 300 mbps wireless connection from anywhere inside the house. But my computer is only able to get 120-150 mbps. Is it because of my network card?

Router is Netgear N300.

A:I'm not getting 300 mbps wireless speed.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by imeem


My sister's laptop is able to get 300 mbps wireless connection from anywhere inside the house. But my computer is only able to get 120-150 mbps. Is it because of my network card?

Router is Netgear N300.


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What is your network/wifi card?

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My desktop runs on Windows XP SP2 with a 3com 3c905tx-based ethernet adapter and I have a Belkin Wireless router. I recently wanted to hardwire my internet connection, but when I connected an ethernet cable to the desktop I got a message "network cable is unplugged." When I connected the same cable to my laptop it worked fine at 100 Mbps. I called a local computer store and they sold me a new ethernet card, but I got the same message when I used their card. I searched on the internet and found a recommendation to use Device Manager to change the setting for the ethernet adapter's media type from "auto" to "10 Mbps/Full duplex." When I did this the connection works fine, but it does not work on auto or 100 Mbps. Is something wrong with the computer or software? Why doesn't it work at the faster speed when my laptop does? How can I correct this? Please explain what the speed setting and "Full duplex" mean as far as my networking capability.

Thank you very much in advance.
 

A:Ethernet Connection only works on 10 Mbps/Full Duplex

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XFINITY Comcast Internet
XFINITY Modem
Windows 8.1
Ethernet : Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection
Wireless : NETGEAR Wireless Adapter

I've effectively ruled the problem to be ONLY on this computer.


Alright let's begin. I have 2 major problems.

1. Due to a recent lightning storm, I've just recently purchased a replacement XFINITY Modem(unfortunately -_-). The XFINITY Modem before this replacement always had my Ethernet wired connection at a solid 30 mb/s on Speedtest so I know my wired connection can reach those speeds. However, after this replacement modem my Ethernet wired connection is CONSTANTLY capped at 2-9 mb/s (It will never go above 10). This has been happening for a couple weeks now, and I've lost sleep trying to fix it. I've tried everything, literally, virtually, everything. I just don't know what the hell to do anymore. The fact that I even registered to post this thread and one on tomshardware shows I'm desperate enough. I just want to play video games guys :/

2. My Wifi. My wireless connection on the other hand passes the usual Speedtest 100%, 30 mb/s, every single time. The only problem is, and I'm not completely sure how it is triggered, after a couple hours of use on the wireless card my ping will begin to climb into the thousands, and it will stay there until I literally plop the card out, plop it back in. Fixed just like that until the next climb.

I swear, the amount of time I've spent on this matter is mindblowing, I've lost all hope. I refuse ... Read more

A:Ethernet Mbps Cap AND Wifi Adapter Latency Climbing

Really do not know what Bill Gates has to do with anything.

If you had lightening strikes in your area, you need to tell Comcast to get off of their rears and check for any equipment that was fried by a direct or near lightening strike.

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i cant find it anyway even on the official site
 
my ver. is 73.3.5
 
i want to update it to improve internet connection 

A:want to update driver for nvidia nforce 10/100 mbps ethernet

Please perform the following, so that we can get the exact specs of your computer. This will better assist us in helping you more.Publish a Snapshot using SpeccyThe below is for those who cannot get onlinePlease take caution when attaching a text file to your post if you cannot copy/paste the link to your post, you will need to edit it to make sure that your Windows Key is not present.

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Hi
So I had the cable guy here the other day installing a box, and he checked the internet. I'm paying for 18 Mbps download speed, and my laptops and one desktop get this speed, but the computer from which I write only gets 5 Mbps. He didn't know why.

I'm pasting my HJT and DDS logs, and attaching Attach.txt. Ark.txt will be copied to this also.

HJT:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 2:58:26 PM, on 1/17/2012
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-125 revA\ANIWConnService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Cloud Antivirus\PSANHost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\LTMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Cloud Antivirus\PSUNMain.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-125 revA\AirGCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-125 revA\WZCSLDR2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
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A:Not getting my expected Mbps speed on Speakeasy

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I recently upgraded my internet from 25 mbps to 100, while I thought getting 9.5 was always normal for that speed, after the upgrade it is still sitting at the same speed. My other devices in the house are getting at least 70 mb/s via wifi while I have a hardwired connection. I've done everything I can think of, downloading newest drivers, calling my ISP, trying different modems cords connection types or devices. Nothing has made any change, there is no change in speed between wifi and hardwired eiher, they both cap at 9.52 mb/s. I'm currently updating to windows 10, and am on a different device, but in a few hours I will post again with system specs and the requested log.
 

A:Internet speed is being capped at 10 mbps

Do you have a DOCSIS 3 modem? The older models are DOCSIS 2.

Have you replaced your router?

It would help if you posted both the brand and exact model of modem and router.
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8400 @ 2.26GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3027 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 45 Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1), 1289 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238372 MB, Free - 116484 MB; E: Total - 476938 MB, Free - 130592 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0D695C
Antivirus: PC Matic Super Shield, Updated and Enabled

Intel(R) WiFi Link 5300 AGN
I live in a Class C motor home in an RV park. My friend next to me his connection speed is constant 75.0 even when he brought it over and set it down beside mine. I know that sometime a little knowledge can be dangerous and when it comes to wifi and adapters and such a "little knowledge" is all that I have. Is it possible to change the channel on this adapter? If so, how?

I may not even be close on this question, like I said a little knowledge can be dangerous. I just need help with this, you are my last hope.
 

A:Fluctuating connection speed anywhere from 1.0 to 54.0 Mbps.

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The laptop is connected to a 100/1000 SwithcIt uses a category 6 Cable.But in the advanced Properties show only. 10 Half and Full, 100 Half and Full duplex, and autonegotiation.How can configure it for 1000 MBPS speed?also is in spanish language, let me know if need help in translation. 

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I have a problem with my network adapter where every time I start my computer, The device manager shows the adapter as having an issue which means I have to disable and then enable it in order to make it work. I am tired of having to do this every time I start my pc.

I have windows 7 64-bit Ultimate and the network adapter is part of a Gigabyte M68MT-S2 motherboard. I think the network adapters model is Nvidia nForce 630a but am not entirely sure how to check this.

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers, checking for driver updates and nothing works.

Please help, or ask for any information you require. Thanks.
 

A:NVIDIA nForce 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Adapter issue

Here is the support site for the Gigabyte GA-M68MT-S2 motherboard.

According to its specifications section, it has:

NVIDIA GeForce 7025/NVIDIA nForce 630a graphics/chipset

Realtek ALC887 high definition audio

Realtek RTL8211CL 10/100/1000 Mbps ethernet

If you select the "Support & Downloads" section and then select "Windows 7 64-bit", the list of drivers will appear.

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today when i tryed to watch a youtube video i noticed i couldent play the video on my asus laptop even on 144p (useualy i can play 720p vids easily) i then i tryed with my iphone and then my macbook and it still wil not load i tryed a speed test and got about 0.05 mbps o have done everything in my power to fix it but have run out of ideas.

A:0.05 mbps wifi speed test on all of my devices

Sounds like a router/modem/ISP issue as it is affecting more than one device and not just your Win 8 laptop, might be worth checking the forums for those....

One option is to re-boot the router/modem then the devices....

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Hi,  Maybe this is a dumb question, but I couldn't find the answer... Lenovo X1 Yoga 2nd Gen's Intel AC 8265 should be able to work at 450 Mbps, but it only works at 300 Mbps.  Does it have only two antennas on the OLED model so it can't reach full speed, so to speak? Or is it related to something else?  Thanks!





If I helped you, please give me some kudos! ^^

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Hi can someone help me how to fix this? I'm using TP-Link wifi WR940N V2... Their page won't help me because they can't even open the inbox...

Can someone help me how to fix if both Download and Upload speed are 0?
 

A:Both download and upload speed of wifi are 0 mbps

 

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So I have a wireless network setup in our 4 bedroom apartment and I am connecting wirelessly on my desktop with a usb drive(hub is in another room). Half of the time I will have an excellent connection at 54Mbps, and then for whatever reason, will just plummet to 1Mbps but still says excellent signal strength. Right now its working perfectly fine, however an hour or so from now, will probably crash randomly. I have a feeling its my firewall because its disabled right now, but im not sure. Any other ideas?
 

A:Signal Strength = Excellent, Speed = 1 Mbps

Make sure you have the latest driver for the wireless adapter.

Could be the adapter or router beginning to fail. How to recover after the bandwidth plummets?

In an apartment building there are lots of opportunities for wireless interference, such as from 2.4Ghz cordless phones and other networks on the same or close channel.

Firewalls either block or not; I have never heard of them affecting speed as in your symptoms.
 

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Hi Guys, Need some troubleshooting help with my connection. My speed has decreased drastically beginning in early January, dropping from 27-31mbps to 1.6 mbps
Here is what I have done so far
I have power cycled my router, and I have swapped out ethernet cables to both my router and to my PC.
I have bypassed my router and, direct connected thru my modem . Oddly enough, this was even slower
I am running teamviewer so I can simultaneously check speed on my other win 7 PC (3 feet away) where my download speed is 30.1mbps

I have wirelss devises in the house that have good connection so process of elimination points to my PC. It would be nice if it just stopped working all together. It is the slow speed that confuses me.

Buy an ethernet card and be done with it or have I missed something?

Thanks in advance for your assist

Tami
 

A:Solved: Help with troubleshooting speed. download is 1.6 mbps!!

And you are connected to your router via Ethernet?

What is the specs of the computer in question?
And since you mentioned that it worked fine prior to January, do you recall making any configuration to the operating system (e.g downloading new softwares...) or made any hardware changes with your current network?

My guess would be something to do with the Operating System that is consuming bandwidth resources making the said computer slow.
 

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I live in an assisted living establishment with wifi furnished free but it isn't the best.I'm showing 5 bars on my computer, but I'm only getting around 1 Mbps and I see a lot of the spinning donut. Are there things that I am able to do or am I at the mercy of the owner. He probably would not be willing to spend a little more cash just to satisfy a few of us old geezers.

A:I've got 5 bars wifi, but only about 1 Mbps download speed.

You have 2 effects - for one the owner probably went with a cheap connection (ask him what it is) and then there are several people connecting to the router which produces contention.

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Hi

Had this problem for a few years, but hasn't really bugged me until lately when I need it!!

I have a Dell Studio XPS M1330 Laptop, has NVIDIA motherboard. I think ever since I purchased the PC this problem has occurred.

Problem: NVIDIA nForce 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet card will only detect an ethernet cable when I restart. The minute I unplug it, it will not detect it if I plug it back in. I have searched high and low for a solution but have not been able to find one that works. I have disabled the sleep setting on the device and made sure the computer is not allowed to turn off device to save power. Drivers are updated.

Please help if anyone has an idea. I have a lot of knowledge with computers so you do not have to dumb it down....although I can't figure this one out!

Thanks

A:NVIDIA nForce 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet card not detecting cable

I assume you are unplugging it and going straight to wifi?
You'll want to disable the wifi before plugging it in again (most laptops have a buttong for this that looks something like ((i)), or there will be issues with the router.

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Hi ya'll. I have a Hp dc5000 Tower pc. The problem is recently, whenever I connect to the internet using my 3G Modem, the computer becomes very unresponsive, any browser, software or window that was open displays "....(Not Responding)" at the top. I decided to be turning of Kaspersky antivirus since its said to slow down performance while updating the virus database but there's very little if any difference. What might be the problem?

A:Computer Unresposive while using 7.2 Mbps 3G High Speed Broadband.

When connected test your internet speed at speedtest.net See if you are getting 7 MBPs on 3G.

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I tested the internal HDD with CrystalDiskMark and was able to get 109 MBPS both on sequential read and write tests. Then, when I tested my 1 TB WD My Passport USB 3.0 External HDD with CrystalDiskMark the sequential read and write speed did not exceed 40 MBPS the few times I tried. Got similar 30-40 MBPS speed when transferring movies from external HDD to internal HDD.
So far, I have tried updating the external HDD and USB 3.0 Controller drivers. Tried with 'USB selective suspend setting' disabled (Under Power Plan Options). Also tried with write caching enabled. But havent been able to solve the issue.
My laptop is running Win 10 Home 64-Bit. I am sure I used the USB 3.0 port. And, I used the USB 3.0 cable supplied with the external HDD. I don't have another USB 3.0 device so cannot figure out whether the issue is with my laptop of the external HDD.'

Is there some Windows 10 setting that might be causing this?
Please help me out here.

A:USB 3.0 port transfer speed on HP Laptop not exceeding 40 MBPS

Internal and external speeds are fully different. Your internal hard drive runs off the South bridge Chipset, which all new SATA controllers are SATA III 6G. The USB 3.0 runs off a completely different controller or Chipset, such as AsMedia or VIA Chipset. That 40 MBS is actually a good transfer rate speed for an external 3.0 port.

My Motherboard has USB 3.0 boost, and there was only one USB 3.0 flash drive in it, and the transfer rates were between 20mb to 35 mb a sec, which I think is normal for a flash drive. All other flash drives are USB 2.0 that I use in the ports

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I tested the internal HDD with CrystalDiskMark and was able to get 109 MBPS both on sequential read and write tests. Then, when I tested my 1 TB WD My Passport USB 3.0 External HDD with CrystalDiskMark the sequential read and write speed did not exceed 40 MBPS the few times I tried. Got similar 30-40 MBPS speed when transferring movies from external HDD to internal HDD.
So far, I have tried updating the external HDD and USB 3.0 Controller drivers. Tried with 'USB selective suspend setting' disabled (Under Power Plan Options). Also tried with write caching enabled. But havent been able to solve the issue.
My laptop is running Win 10 Home 64-Bit. I am sure I used the USB 3.0 port. And, I used the USB 3.0 cable supplied with the external HDD. I don't have another USB 3.0 device so cannot figure out whether the issue is with my laptop of the external HDD.'

Is there some Windows 10 setting that might be causing this?
Please help me out here.

A:USB 3.0 port transfer speed on HP Laptop not exceeding 40 MBPS

Internal and external speeds are fully different. Your internal hard drive runs off the South bridge Chipset, which all new SATA controllers are SATA III 6G. The USB 3.0 runs off a completely different controller or Chipset, such as AsMedia or VIA Chipset. That 40 MBS is actually a good transfer rate speed for an external 3.0 port.

My Motherboard has USB 3.0 boost, and there was only one USB 3.0 flash drive in it, and the transfer rates were between 20mb to 35 mb a sec, which I think is normal for a flash drive. All other flash drives are USB 2.0 that I use in the ports

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Hi all,
I'm planning to get myself a 3G datacard. I'm not being able to decide whether to spend money for a 21Mbps one or go for a 14.4. Thing is in my city 3G speeds never reach beyond 3-6Mbps. So would the 21Mbps thing help? As in, in the same network, will the 21Mbps perform better than the 14.4 Mbps one or will they be similar in performance?
I'm thinking, if these have different compression and/or modulation technologies, the 21 Mbps card might have an advantage, like a 56k modem has better speeds than a 33.6k modem on a same not-so-good analog telephone line, mainly due to the different compression technology involved. I couldn't find proper information about this in the internet, so posted this question.

Thanks,
 

A:Real world speed difference of 14.4 and 21 Mbps HSPA modems

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Hi,

I need a help to resolve one issue with my Belkin router F7D4402 v1. I have got it recently and configured it without any issue and my internet (ADSL) was up and running. However, later I have noticed that, my internet speed is limited to 1.5 Mbps. whereas; the speed I was getting on my old Linksys WAG200 router was minimum 2.0 Mbps.

I have tried to disable the QoS and other options but no use. But when I enabled the Mac cloning it worked fine. I was getting the speed I subscribed for, but unfortunately, the other devices on my Wi-Fi stopped working. With Mac clone enable, the internet is only available to my PC.

I need the internet on my PC plus all the Wi-Fi devices in my house and along with it my full internet speed, not just 1.5 Mbps.

Can anyone please help to fix the issue?

Thank a lot.
 

A:Belkin router F7D4402 v1 ADSL speed is fixed to 1.5 Mbps

It's not the router - - you up against the limit of ADSL.

see this description
 

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Hi,

I've been experiencing some problems with my RangeMax wireless NETGEAR router (model WPN824) in terms of wireless connectivity.

When directly plugged into my router (i.e. using ethernet cables), the download and upload speed (in mbps - megabytes per second) appear to be working correctly, where we register average download speeds of 15-19 mbps, and 1.99 to 2.07 mbps for upload speeds, as shown on speedtest.net. However, our wireless devices (i.e. laptops and Nintendo Wii) are not picking up the same download speeds, but the upload speed is fine. The problem is that the download speeds of the wireless devices are comparatively low, where speeds of 2.5 to 5.5 mbps are a commonality.

We've tried resetting the router (pushing that small button at the back of the router, using a pin) and have a new 10-character key password. We've also tried simply unlugging the power cable to the router, with disconnecting lengths of about 10 seconds to over a minute for separate attempts. It is also worth noting that the router occasionally disconnects and re-connects on irregular intervals, and we have many wireless devices attached to the router (though many of these are not in use and are very often disconnected from the internet, so I do not think the router is being overwhelmed).

I am currently paying for 30 mbps downloading speed and 2 mbps with respect to uploading, though the 30 mbps downloading speed will likely only be registered if directly connected to the bl... Read more

A:Solved: NETGEAR WPN824 mbps download speed problem - Desperate for assistance!!!!

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Hello, Samsung 970 is the best SSD in the market and it cost me 460 Euro to buy the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 SSD 2TB  in order to make my T470 20HD achive Read/Write 3.500 and 2.500 MBps. But this expensive SSD is running half of its speed on T470 20HD read and write 1748 and 1685 MBps. While most Laptops with Intel dual core ( https://www.userbenchmark.com/  )  with Samsung 970 Evo they got ( read and write speeds: 3.500 and 2.500 MBps respectively).   T470 20HD read and write 1748 and 1685 MBps.   From Lenovo website I bought this (Tray 1 for ThinkPad M.2 SSD drive Cost: Euro 30):   I am not fine with T470 20HD half speeds of read and write 1748 and 1685 MBps.Looking forward to hearing from youthank you in advanced.

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Hey everyone.

Thanks for looking, need a little help here.

I can't figure out what is going on with my desktop. It's usually connected via a USB wireless dongle and used to take full advantage of my 50 mbps connection. Now, It varies all over the place from 2 mpbs up to 50. I first thought it was the dongle so I replaced that with a PCI-e adapter that can handle 450 mbps. However, that has not seemed to fixed the issue.

I thought it was the router. Reset that. Thought it was the modem. Reset that. However, my 5 year old laptop runs at 50 mbps all day long. I've used multiple websites to test the connection and I ensured to same sites for both the laptop and desktop. So the only thing that's left is software on my computer right? Driver issue? I just installed fresh drivers for this adapter and still no go.

Although I've enjoyed building and being a PC junkie for the last 25 years, networking it just not my specialty. Any thoughts or suggestions?
 

A:Wireless speeds vary form 2 mbps to 50 mbps, don't think it's hardware.

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I moved into a city that has 1gbps fiber and I got it. I set my computer up to run Ubuntu or Windows 7 in the Ubuntu OS I have full speed, like 980mbps but in Windows I can only get around 370mbps, they informed me that it was a know issue which is why they carry around laptops with Ubuntu instead of windows to troubleshoot there system. Anyone have any clue on this, I cant even imagine where to start looking for the setting or fix. Thanks

A:Limited fiber download speed in windows 7 full speed in linux

1gbps is fantastic. I suspect the Windows problem is a driver problem. Did you check the Windows 10TP. Maybe they fixed it. But then, the really big chunks you can always download with Ubuntu. I envy you, LOL.

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I have a sipura 2100 that i use for my voip service through zingotel. i have had several voip routers, and i have noticed that sometimes my local connection status shows i am connected at 10 mbps, and sometimes 100 mbps. i currently have 8mbps comcast cable, and if my network card and phone router only connect at 10 mpbs, i am not able to reach my full one megabyte download speed when downloading from such places as newsgroups. is there a way to set it so my network always connects at 100 mbps?
 

A:Realtek Gigabit LAN + VOIP Router: sometimes 10 mbps, sometimes 100 mbps.........???

In the network card properties, you can force link speed and duplex.
 

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We wanted to add another computer to our server so I installed a Cat5E cable, roughly 250 ft long, terminated both ends, plugged directly into the switch and I can only get 10 mbps of speed on my workstation? All of the other workstations get 100 mbps? I've hooked up different computers, but I still get the same end speed of 10 mbps!

A:[SOLVED] My Switch delivers 100 mbps but only getting 10 mbps at my workstation

By the way, im extremely new to this and don't know very much about computers..........at all.............thank you

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Hi everyone,
At first I noticed a slow down with my ISP (Verizon FIOS) from 15mb/s to 6-7mb/s, but the upload speed is unaffected. So, I called my ISP they told me could be an issue with the Windows that I am using.
Then I called MS regarding the network issue, however they told me that my license has expired is not under warranty for technical support. Here I am asking for some help.

Some of the thing that the ISP done was conducting some test:
Buffer size:261360 bytes
Receive size: 66608 bytes
Their ISP network technician told me that the Receive size was too low and causing problem to the download speed, but the upload speed is still good.

So, anyone who have any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

A:Download speed is limited, but upload speed is fine

are you using a router?
if yes, try bypassing the routing by plugging directly into the modem.

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I've bought TB16 and update all drivers (Dell Assist does it) and after lowing network settings to 75% my DELL monitors flickering less but now I have major issue since my Dell Adapter - USB-C to HDMI-VGA-Ethernet-USB stop working completely. When I plug in nothing happens (yes, adapter is working properly and yes cables are correct)
In first few days, randomly, Windows was enable to turn on output to adapter (after hour of plugin, plug out same adapter).
Now, it's completely useless. 
Can anyone help, any suggestion ?

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For some reason programs and files are taking a very long time to download (about 30 kbps), but youtube plays fine, I can go to any website and troubleshooting shows nothing wrong. I went to speedtest.net and I'm averaging about 12 mbps so files should be downloading fast.

At this point I'm stumped. This PC has a fresh install of Windows 7, up-to-date. It is a Dell OptiPlex 780.

I should have also mentioned that the Network drivers are also up-to-date.

A:12 mbps download speed, but programs take a long time to download

are you using torrents ? you might be throttled

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I get 280 mbps download speed and an "F" rating re. "Buffer Bloat" on http://www.dslreports.com/speedtest
using a simple Netgear Switch (GS608v2).

When I stick in my WNDR4000 Router in the line and take out the switch, my speed drops down to 80 mbps but I get an "A" re. Buffer Bloat on http://www.dslreports.com/speedtest

Not sure what to think.....

What do you think?
 

A:What's Better: 80 mbps Download Speed Or "Buffer Bloat"

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Hey guys and gals so I ran into another problem when trying to improve my internet connection. I am now noticing that my wired connection is actually slower than my wireless connection to my PC via the PCI-E WLAN. The cable is a CAT 7 20 feet... on speedtest it's showing 56mbps downstream whereass wireless is around 118mbps. So i have 2 1/2 questions... appreciate any help and expertise you can share with me.
1.) Can I upgrade my ethernet connection? 
2.) Should I upgrade my ethernet to a gigabyte connection? Will it be worth it?

A:My Ethernet speed is slower than my Wireless Speed

I have a Dell XPS 435t/9000

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EDIT:Moved to Am I Infected~~boopmeHello, hope that somebody can help me, because I have a problem that make me crazy! I pay for 20mega download speed (max. in my country) and normally it's working with Ethernet and wifi at 14-18 mega real download speedthen days a go I have make speed-tests and with Ethernet is working in my Toshiba Satellite and the Mac-book Pro like ever at 16 mega but in wifi with the Toshiba Satellite at 6 mega and with the mac-book only at 3 mega download speed..... have change channel from 1 to 13 and not are changing nothingalso I have downloaded MetaGeek inSSIDer, so that I can see in real time what channels are occupied in my zone and if there is a confusion overlap ... so I chose channel 8 and was the only user, but nothing was changing... so I have ask Telecom for a modem router change, because the last time with this problem I have resolve.. ok I install new modem-router and now the mac book goes in ethernet and wifi at 17-18 mega download speed, but my Toshiba satellite goes in ethernet at 18 and in wifi at 6 mega download speed!!! so I have resolved in part, but not for the satelliteso I have make complete clean work on disks,scan antivirus and it's clean... ... ore maybe not ?? I have download a program called Spyding that have find "Trojan.Win32.Agent2.bhk" Path "C:\windows\System32\nhelper.exe", but in some forum I have see that nhelper.exe is ok and when I test it with my antivir... Read more

A:bad wifi speed with good ethernet speed

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Problem - I cannot at all connect to the internet.
Details -

NETWORK
Connections is Ethernet Limited.

HARDWARE
positive that adapter router modem works.
Already installed network drivers (REaltek LAN Drivers, windows 8 64 bit)- GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket FM2+ - GA-F2A88X-UP4 (rev. 3.0)

ipconfig all-

Ethernet adapter VMware Network Adapter VMnet

Ethernet adapter VMware Network Adapter VMnet

Tunnel adapter isatap

Tunnel adapter Teredo

Tunnel adapter isatap
Where Autoconfiguration IPv4 address in VMware adapters are 169.254.248.31 & 169.254.196.141

A:Limited Ethernet- No Connection

Originally Posted by Labber


Problem - I cannot at all connect to the internet.
Details -

NETWORK
Connections is Ethernet Limited.

HARDWARE
positive that adapter router modem works.
Already installed network drivers (REaltek LAN Drivers, windows 8 64 bit)- GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket FM2+ - GA-F2A88X-UP4 (rev. 3.0)

ipconfig all-

Ethernet adapter VMware Network Adapter VMnet

Ethernet adapter VMware Network Adapter VMnet

Tunnel adapter isatap

Tunnel adapter Teredo

Tunnel adapter isatap


Where Autoconfiguration IPv4 address in VMware adapters are 169.254.248.31 & 169.254.196.141



If you can post the ipconfig/all it might help. Need to type or paste that into an elevated command prompt.

The auto address indicates that you can see the router but aren't picking up an IP from it.

The VMware may be problematic here depending on a few things. What are you using it for?

Have you tried to reset the router?

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Hi,

I've tried to set up a home network today using ethernet..

I used the windows wizard to try and connect my pc to my laptpop, the pc side says its connected fine, but the laptop cant find the pc...any ideas?

The error message says limited or no connectivity and it wont let me renew my IP address

I'm really stumped without your help guys!

Thanks
 

A:Ethernet - limited or no connectivity one way

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Hi there people. I don't know if this was posted and solved way back then but I'm having this problem on my ethernet adapter. My connection just went 'limited connection' but I can browse and download on the web with ease. Also, my metro apps like mail, and news, facebook does not update, and also it's live tiles. Windows store app says it can't connect to the internet.

I'm using an Nvidia nForce ethernet built in an Asrock n68c-s ucc motherboard.
I tried to find updates for this nvidia nforce but managed to get only for windows 7. so installed it, and nothing happens. please help. thanks.

A:Limited Connection on Ethernet

There is a link to a Marvell Driver for NForce LAN - not the same M/B as you but it might be worth checking out the link -

Nvidia nForce4 Network driver for windows 8 [Solved] - Drivers - Windows 8

Marvell - Support - Driver Downloads

Good luck!

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Hi to all,
got a problem for some time and can't find a solution...

I think everybody knows about the problem with windows 8.1 at laptops with the limited ethernet (wifi), so I have the same problem on my PC and I cant find a cure...

Someone, any advices? Coz of this I cant loggin to my windows store and have problems with connection...

A:Limited Ethernet at PC (no the WIFI)!

Do not know what problems you are talking about with limited wifi & windows 8.x.x. Majority of the issues are Router/Gateway related.

It helps to know the mfg & model of your router/gateway, and spec's on the laptop. Use Speccy so you can upload system info on here, from the URL it gives you after it inspects your system. Speccy - System Information - Free Download

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