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Why can't I get full speed from my connection?

EDit: Fixed. my coverage behind my pc was spotty

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I did a speedtest today on my laptop hooked up via Ethernet and managed to get 20 down 40 up (weird right?). I go on my main PC whihc is hooked up via Wi-Fi (specifically the TPLink AC600) and will get less than 10Mbps down and up. I realise I'm using wifi but this is a 802.11AC card, and also my router is N300, which should be plenty to get a signal. Also I'm fairly close to the router. So is it the Wifi card or do I need to tinker some more?


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ISP is the bottlneck, pay more to alleviate it.

 

wireless will always be slower than ethernet, and will match it at best


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Posted · Original PosterOP

ISP is the bottlneck, pay more to alleviate it.

 

wireless will always be slower than ethernet, and will match it at best

My mum's iPad and my phone get the same speeds though


PC is Intel Core i5 6400, GIgabyte H170 Gaming 3, Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x4GB 2400Mhz ,Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB, WD Blue 1TB, NZXT S340, ASUS Geforce GTX 960. Fractal Design Tesla R2 650W. http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/793XNG. Graphics card choices don't always have to be dictated on performance. If you want the game stream and power consumption of the GTX 970 get that. If you want raw performance of the R9 390 get that. In the end we are all gamers, so what if your buddy gets an extra 5 fps? 

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Posted · Original PosterOP · Best Answer

EDit: Fixed. my coverage behind my pc was spotty


PC is Intel Core i5 6400, GIgabyte H170 Gaming 3, Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x4GB 2400Mhz ,Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB, WD Blue 1TB, NZXT S340, ASUS Geforce GTX 960. Fractal Design Tesla R2 650W. http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/793XNG. Graphics card choices don't always have to be dictated on performance. If you want the game stream and power consumption of the GTX 970 get that. If you want raw performance of the R9 390 get that. In the end we are all gamers, so what if your buddy gets an extra 5 fps? 

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