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TraceyStylesUK
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Speed very fast on mobile/tablet but slow on PC

Just got virgin media installed and on Hub 3. and speed is 388 on wired connection and is perfect. 

On mobile and tablets (wireless), I get full speeds and works perfect but on my PC using wireless I am getting sometimes as low as 10?

why am I not getting full speed on my PC but I am getting it on phones/tablets? Tried changing channels in router settings but made little to no difference. 

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Re: Speed very fast on mobile/tablet but slow on PC

What "wireless" card does your pc have - or are you using a usb dongle ?


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Re: Speed very fast on mobile/tablet but slow on PC

TP-LINK TL-WN881ND 300 Mbps.

It works perfect when wired, but wireless is awful sometimes as low as 10mbps.
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Re: Speed very fast on mobile/tablet but slow on PC


@TraceyStylesUK wrote:
TP-LINK TL-WN881ND 300 Mbps.

It works perfect when wired, but wireless is awful sometimes as low as 10mbps.

(Max) Data Link Speed - You'll rarely get within >90% even on a properly tuned system without any distance/ranging drop off - R.O.T ACTUAL expectation probably  around 50% .....

For a cheap and cheerful £12 pci card you get what you pay for!!! Smiley Sad (which is diddly squat in your scenario) .  "eventus stultorum magister" Smiley Tongue

If you're aim to continue with V350 Tier (and want to future proof) then start looking for Dual Band 802.11AC  Say 800Mbps upwards .......   Goog luck....

(EDIT > Greater than" : in unlikely case another senile pedantic old fart like me is paying attention to my monologue.....  Smiley Tongue    R.O.T  "Rule Of Thumb" )

Regards Tony
"Life is a Binary Inspired Turing Computed Hologram"(don't PM or @Mention me - in case ignoring you offends)
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Re: Speed very fast on mobile/tablet but slow on PC

Horseman is right (of course Smiley Happy) your problem is the PC's network card.  You should replace it with a 1200mbps wifi card with both 2.4 & 5 GHz network capabilities - and with a good antenna.


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