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November 18, 2012 4:46:30 PM

Hello, i have a Asus g55vw laptop with an atheros AR8151 network card (as far as i know)
The question/problem, is that i live on my school 24/7, and most of my friends seem to get alot higher internet speed than me.
we are supposed to have 100 mbps download and upload.
But i when i speedtest it varies from 10-30, and sometimes its down under 1 mbps when its laggy.
Now the thing is that most of the others get around 30-40 but the a friend of mine with a mac gets 80+ everytime, and same with another guy who has an acer. they seem to leech our internet as soon as theirs go on.
So, any suggestions?


November 18, 2012 7:36:02 PM

Buy an LTE card for your laptop.
November 18, 2012 8:41:38 PM

uhmm, can you recommend any specific or doesnt it really matter which ?
also, are you sure it would help getting an LTE card?
November 20, 2012 7:24:08 PM

Well, Verizon or LTE cars for laptops use the same networks as cellphones with LTE work. The internet is very fast even in major cities and coverage is expanding like a virus so I think it is a good investment. Check which carrier has best coverage in your area first.
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