I have only recently had Virgin installed. I am on the 350mb/s package.
When running in router or modem mode the result is the same.
WiFi is super fast. No problems.
When I connect a device directly via ethernet, no problem.
The minute I add a switch the speed drops considerably.
I have two computers in my garden office. I have run a Cat 6 cable from the Superhub 3 at the front of my house to the office in the back garden. My intention was to use a standard unmanaged 5 port gigabit switch and run a cable to each computer. However, in every test, in every configuration I can think of with two different switches and lots of different cables the result is the same.
I have a WiFi router in the office. If I plug the 50m cat 6 cable in to the back of that and connect both computers to WiFi, I get superfast speeds again. But I would really like to have a direct wired connection.
Any thoughts on this? I know there have been known issues with switches but I can't see a problem on here which matches mine.
One test you could try is; plug a short Cat5e/6 cable into the VM hub, other end into your 5 port switch, plug your long cable into the switch and the other end outside into one machine. See what speeds you get.
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