Thread: Broadband Speed Problems
09-06-2006, 06:43 PM #1Broadband Speed Problems
I've just upgraded my broadband line fron 2Mbps to 8Mbps. My wireless router is telling me I have a connection speed of 8096Kbps but my browser seems to download web pages much slower which as you can imagine is very frustrating.
I have my system config set to DHCP, would using a static IP address be quicker?
I get the DNS address dynamically from my ISP but if I enter them into Network Preferences it doesn't speed up.
Turning WEP Security on or off makes no difference.
I can't think of why I would get such a slowdown.
09-06-2006, 07:12 PM #2
A lot of "speed" issues are dependant on the pages you are attempting to view. Your connection may be top-notch, but if the page's server is overloaded then you are going to have a slower download. Static IP is not likely going to show any improvement.
The first thing to do in any case of "speed" problems is to simply power-cycle your setup.
Also, a wireless connection will always be slower than a wired so that must be taken into consideration.__________________________________________________
Posting and YOU|Forum Community Guidelines|The Apple Product Cycle|Forum Courtesy
mac: a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
MAC: a data communication protocol sub-layer, also known as the Media Access Control
Mac: a brand name which covers several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.
09-06-2006, 07:14 PM #3
09-06-2006, 07:29 PM #4
I've tried recycling the power and rebooting my Mac. Its actually slower loading pages that I viewed on my old broadband connection through the same wireless router before I got my line 'upgraded'.
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By LongTimeMacUser in forum Internet, Networking, and WirelessReplies: 7Last Post: 06-24-2011, 04:33 PM
By jwwrox in forum Internet, Networking, and WirelessReplies: 3Last Post: 12-20-2010, 09:55 PM
By Shark Trager in forum Switcher HangoutReplies: 7Last Post: 01-04-2007, 10:49 PM
By coach_z in forum Internet, Networking, and WirelessReplies: 10Last Post: 05-26-2005, 07:15 AM
By BurntSmore in forum Schweb's LoungeReplies: 5Last Post: 05-16-2005, 10:36 AM