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Improve Inspiron 5567 ethernet download? much slower than XPS 8930

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The Inspiron laptop download speed on gigabit ethernet is no faster than wifi ;  95 Mbps; but XPS desktop is downloading 650 Mbps.  XPS has 32 Gb RAM and is a year newer; but laptop has 16 Gb RAM and is 2017.  Laptop has in the past hit 250 Gb download speeds on wifi; so it's not limited to 100Gb.  I'm using the same ethernet cable for both pc's. Windows 10 fully updated.     Any ideas?  

It seems ethernet should be faster than wifi; but don't understand why I can't get higher download using either connection.

thanks!

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Re: Improve Inspiron 5567 ethernet download? much slower than XPS 8930

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The XPS has a gigabit Ethernet adapter -- the Inspiron has a 10/100 adapter. If you need more than 100 MBps Ethernet, you'll need a USB 3 Ethernet adapter for the notebook.

Manual has the specs:

https://www.dell.com/support/home/en-us/product-support/product/inspiron-15-5567-laptop/docs

Example of gigabit adapter

https://www.amazon.com/Plugable-Ethernet-Gigabit-10-100-1000-Compatible/dp/B00AQM8586

 

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Re: Improve Inspiron 5567 ethernet download? much slower than XPS 8930

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The XPS has a gigabit Ethernet adapter -- the Inspiron has a 10/100 adapter. If you need more than 100 MBps Ethernet, you'll need a USB 3 Ethernet adapter for the notebook.

Manual has the specs:

https://www.dell.com/support/home/en-us/product-support/product/inspiron-15-5567-laptop/docs

Example of gigabit adapter

https://www.amazon.com/Plugable-Ethernet-Gigabit-10-100-1000-Compatible/dp/B00AQM8586

 

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Re: Improve Inspiron 5567 ethernet download? much slower than XPS 8930

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of course!

thank you!

Will it improve download significantly if used in USB 2.0?  Inspiron has no 3.0

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It'll still be faster, but USB 2.0 isn't fast enough for gigabit.  It maxes out at under half that under ideal conditions and less in the real world.

 

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anything faster will be great. I'm surprised at the lack of speed. It's only 3 yrs old.

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