Having throughput problems with Netgear WGU624 router

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I just purchased the recently released Netgear WGU624 dual band a/b/g
wireless router with the matching Netgear WAG511 adapter and I am
having troubles downloading files at the maximum speeds offered by
Comcast.  Both wired and wireless computers are affected. Transfering
within the LAN is no problem, I get better speeds than I did with my
old routers, but trying to download from any site on the WAN, my speeds
slow significantly to anywhere from 30k to 2k. I have no idea why.
Browsing with Firefox seems fine though. Playing with the MTU values
have no effect.



Re: Having throughput problems with Netgear WGU624 router
I have a 512K cable and if I go do a speed test (you can search on this and
find one) it shows pretty close to 512K but if I download a program from a
website I usually just get about 50k or so. I think some sites
limit the download speed so it doesnt suck up all their
bandwidth..........maybe someone else can add to this though. As with me
Browsing is GOOD



> I just purchased the recently released Netgear WGU624 dual band a/b/g
> wireless router with the matching Netgear WAG511 adapter and I am
> having troubles downloading files at the maximum speeds offered by
> Comcast.  Both wired and wireless computers are affected. Transfering
> within the LAN is no problem, I get better speeds than I did with my
> old routers, but trying to download from any site on the WAN, my speeds
> slow significantly to anywhere from 30k to 2k. I have no idea why.
> Browsing with Firefox seems fine though. Playing with the MTU values
> have no effect.
>




Re: Having throughput problems with Netgear WGU624 router
Is your 50k, 50 Kbits/sec or 50 KB/sec?

50 KB/sec is 400 Kbits/sec which is what one would expect for a download.

Brian


>I have a 512K cable and if I go do a speed test (you can search on this and
> find one) it shows pretty close to 512K but if I download a program from a
> website I usually just get about 50k or so. I think some sites
> limit the download speed so it doesnt suck up all their
> bandwidth..........maybe someone else can add to this though. As with me
> Browsing is GOOD
>
>




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