New Gaming Computer Internet Slow But Not In Games

May 22, 2012

i bought a new computer....just for gaming....bout a 1500 big ones...and its internet speed is terrible...its the computer..on internet browsers (firefox, Internet explorer, Chrome) i get like 10-20 Kilos a second...but once im in game....the internet works perfect battlefield....FLAWLESS 32..


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It should be known that this is not MY specific issue, it's a friend's issue... but I am posting it for him as I know nothing about networking. Don't worry though, anything you post here I will relay for him to do.Is this a wired or wireless connection issue?


How to run and post an ipconfig /all output of the computer(s) in question for review.Here it is:


Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


So here's the deal, my friend has horrible down speed, usually less than 1MB/s according to, sometimes it hits 2MB/s. However, his brother's in the house have at least 17MB/s, which I can assume is their actual speed that my friend should have... however, he specifically does not.He had a very old wireless card that was installed on his motherboard (desktop PC) that I assumed was the issue upon him first telling me, and from the issues I was personally able to see. For example, he'd constantly disconnect... his internet would just die for him specifically, and then come back. His brother's never lost internet when he did.

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