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Something is bottle necking my internet speed

I recently upgraded to a gigabit plan on AT&T fiber, and I was pleasantly surprised to see my phone was getting around 500 mbps over wifi. However, my PC is struggling to break 80 mbps. I initially thought it was my wifi adapter, so I purchased a wifi repeater, but I am still getting the same speeds. I have tried a lot of things in cmd, but nothing has worked. Any ideas on what is causing this?

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Just now, Aidan_hd5 said:

I recently upgraded to a gigabit plan on AT&T fiber, and I was pleasantly surprised to see my phone was getting around 500 mbps over wifi. However, my PC is struggling to

Well what's the wireless adapter you're using on the PC?

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The adapter is an EDUP AC600, and the repeater is the TP-Link AC750.

 

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4 minutes ago, Aidan_hd5 said:

The adapter is an EDUP AC600, and the repeater is the TP-Link AC750.

 

is your PC doing megabits or megabytes per second? as 600mbps is ~70MBps which is in the expected range

 

if your router has Wifi 6 you could always invest in a Wifi 6 PCI-e card if you can't go with a wired connection at all.

 

but it's more likely just the cheap wifi adapter that's limiting you

 

Can you move the PC next to the router just to test the signal within a few feet?

https://www.gigacalculator.com/converters/convert-mbps-to-mb.php

 

Ordering any potential upgrades from places that take returns just incase it doesn't help* of course.

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what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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Yes I am referring to megaBITS not bytes. I have already tried moving it next to the router and I noticed very little change. It increased about 20 mbps, but I still wasn't getting the internet speed I should be getting.

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Just now, Aidan_hd5 said:

Yes I am referring to megaBITS not bytes. I have already tried moving it next to the router and I noticed very little change. It increased about 20 mbps, but I still wasn't getting the internet speed I should be getting.

Then ya you just need a better Wifi card in the PC most likely.

 

This one is the only one with like every feature box checked on the part picker

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZV2CJL2?tag=pcpapi-20&linkCode=ogi&th=1&psc=1
 

https://pcpartpicker.com/products/wireless-network-card/#e=95

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what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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That is what I would think. However, I plugged the repeater directly into my Ethernet and it didn't change at all. But when I plugged it into my laptop's Ethernet my speeds were almost 4 times the speed of my desktop. So I don't think its the adapter.

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4 minutes ago, Aidan_hd5 said:

That is what I would think. However, I plugged the repeater directly into my Ethernet and it didn't change at all. But when I plugged it into my laptop's Ethernet my speeds were almost 4 times the speed of my desktop. So I don't think its the adapter.

That is strange and doesn't make any sense unless the networking in your PC is ancient and only does like 100mbps or whatever.

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what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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Its only like 4 and a half years old. Here are a few of my specs if it helps.

CPU: Intel Core i7 6700k 

GPU: nVidia GTX 1070

RAM: 16gb Corsair Vengeance LPX

Motherboard: Gigabyte Ultra Durable H110M

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I may just try to do a fresh install of Windows and see if that helps.

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