Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Ethernet Connection Slows Down Through Router

06 Mar 2013   #1
plsrepli

Win 7 x64
 
 
Ethernet Connection Slows Down Through Router

Hello all,

MY OS is Win 7 and my download throughput drops significantly when I use a wired connection through my router. The router is an old NetGear WGT624 v4 and it is has four 10/100 mbps ports. I am up to date on firmware and I have changed every possible option to no avail. My results are consistent as identified below:

PC ethernet connection wired directly to ISP modem: 53 mbps
PC ethernet connection wired directly to router 10/100 port: 36 mbps

My upload speeds are consistent (10mbps) when using either of the above connections.

My thought was that a router with 10/100 mbps ports should be able to handle the 53 mbps download speeds without considerable latency (is that the right word?) but I guess not.

Anyway, my real question is: Will a Gigabit router with 10/100/1000 ports solve that wired latency issue?

Thanks,

plsrepli

PS Here's the router I'm looking to buy. Its about 30 dollars cheaper at MicroCenter than NewEgg:
EnGenius Technologies ESR-9850 300Mbps Wireless N Router with Gigabit Switch ESR9850 - Micro Center

UPDATE: Found a newer version 2 of the above router at NewEgg for $39.99 w/free shipping:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833168113


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
09 Mar 2013   #2
plsrepli

Win 7 x64
 
 

ALL Fixed! Bought the NewEgg router and it cured all of my problems.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Ethernet Connection Slows Down Through Router




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Internet (or PC) slows connection speed after Telnet
My friend borrowed my PC and internet connection last week. He enabled and started telnet (both on services.msc and control panel) and started to Telnet. After this I tried downloading MP3 on the internet. But it was so slow! I mean it's really slow that it's not even downloading. I try to download...
Network & Sharing
Just got broadband on laptop, why do i need a router? i use ethernet
Hi folks, i just got a broadband connection via an ethernet cable but keep reading routers are essential for security, i never use wireless so what kind of router do i need for best security. I also never have anything else using my connection , it's always just me. Thanks
Network & Sharing
Do I need an Ethernet hub, switch, or even a router to have my...?
Question: Hello. Do I need an Ethernet hub, switch, or even a router to have my Ethernet VOIP telephony box to be hardwired "separately" from my cable modem and NOT be part of my hardwired wireless router's ports??? My Objective/My Plan: This is for home/residential networking. To have...
Network & Sharing
3G sharing with ethernet and some type of virtual router
Hello, Let me first start off by saying, My overall goal is to share my 3g connection with a LAN Card. Sounds simple right? not in my setup... Let me explain, I have a 3g modem that is plugged into a rack mount server. That server has 2 Ethernet cards in it (1 built in, the other pci). I also...
Network & Sharing
Ethernet/Wireless router confusion...
Hello, I have a hopefully simple problem to solve! I'm in a shared house and the wireless router lives just outside my room. However, the wireless has been playing up a lot lately and keeps dropping out. I have an ethernet cable connected from my PC to my PS3. Can I remove this from the...
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:40.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App