Hello,

My roommate and I are both connected to the same wireless router. We have both tested our download speeds at websites such as speedtest.net and speakeasy.com. For some reason, he is getting 13+ Mbps, while I am downloading 1-2 Mbps.

I am running AVG free edition and have the windows firewall enabled.

I have a 802.11n Dell wireless card.

Even my iPhone is downloading at 7.5 Mbps.

Can anyone give suggestions for a fix?

My wireless card is Dell Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card

Re: My 1 Mbps vs my roommates 13 Mbps? 80 80

Are you sure your and your roommate's speeds are in mbit/s. Mbit and mb are different. For some reason 13 mbit is 1-2 mb.
Try to download a torrent. If you get 1-2 mb/s, your speed is 13+ mBIT/s. If you are getting 200kb/s, your speed is 1-2 mBIT/s

Re: My 1 Mbps vs my roommates 13 Mbps? 80 80

Try to download a torrent.

Just make sure that what your downloading is not illegal :)

Re: My 1 Mbps vs my roommates 13 Mbps? 80 80

My laptop download speed is definitely slower than my phone my roommate's laptop. We are using the same website (for speed test), and I use the same website on my phone, and my laptop speed is 0.4-2.0 vs 9.0 on iPhone and 13.0-24.0 on roommate's machine.

Re: My 1 Mbps vs my roommates 13 Mbps? 80 80

Just make sure that what your downloading is not illegal :)

SUUUUUUUUUUUURE, legal :)

Anyway, i have never seen a problem like that :(

Re: My 1 Mbps vs my roommates 13 Mbps? 80 80

I think what we need are people that have seen a problem like this, with the same wireless card.

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