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1gbps connection capping out at 150-400mbps

I have cat5e ethernet and a very good router on a fibre connection, I don't know what is bottlenecking the speed please help.

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It could be your computer. Not all computers are capable of gigabit ethernet.

It's very rare, though on modern machines.

Though my Toshiba Satellite with XP Pro x86 isn't.

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1 minute ago, The_russian said:

What are you using to test the speed? Do you have another cable and device to test with?

I used Ookla, google speed test, steam download and xbox game pass download. I do not have another cable that long.

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3 minutes ago, ragnarok0273 said:

It could be your computer. Not all computers are capable of gigabit ethernet.

It's very rare, though on modern machines.

Though my Toshiba Satellite with XP Pro x86 isn't.

Just checked my mobo does support gigabit ethernet.

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Someone tried to be funny.

I have no idea if they are or not.

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1 minute ago, ragnarok0273 said:

Cat6 cable is better for ethernet.

Cat5e is better for sound.

I'm pretty sure Cat5e ethernet cables are snake oil.

 

 

Cat5e supports gigabit so that souldn't be a problem.

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No idea then...

Try calling your ISP.

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13 minutes ago, ragnarok0273 said:

No idea then...

Try calling your ISP.

Yeah I did that, they said email them proof and are taking forever too respond.

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18 hours ago, ragnarok0273 said:

Cat6 cable is better for ethernet.

Cat5e is better for sound.

I'm pretty sure Cat5e ethernet cables are snake oil.

 

 

What? Explain. 

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That wasn't me.

Ignore that.

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