Wired connection slower than wireless Tags: LAN Wireless Connection Internet Connection Networking Last response: June 19, 2012 10:06 PM in Networking Share InfinityBlaze June 19, 2012 9:28:24 PM Hi all, I apologize in advance if I'm just plain dumb. I recently purchased a 20ft Ethernet cable to speed up my internet connection. On wireless, I would download files at about 2 MB/s. On wired I get 1.5 MB/s. Is it supposed to be like this ? More about : wired connection slower wireless jamesmcuk June 19, 2012 10:06:05 PM If your card that your cable is plugged in to is only capable of, or is only set to 10Mbps then this would be expected. See if you can set the card higher to 100Mbps or buy faster card. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Wired Connection Slower than the wireless connections Forum Wired Connection slower than Wired (Brand new KAT6 Cable) solution Wired Internet Connection Much Slower than Advertised solution Belkin F5D 7230-4 used wired - way slower than direct modem connection Forum wireless N @ 270mbs slower than wired 100mbs? Forum Wired connection more than half as slow as wireless connection?????? solution D-link wireless cardbus connection speed slower than ethernet connecti Forum Why is wireless faster than wired connection Forum Wireless N not faster than my wired connection? Forum Internet speeds slower through wired and wireless router solution SolvedWhy wireless internet is much slower than ethernet solution Office Wifi Noticeably slower than Wired Forum SolvedWired speeds much faster than wireless solution Solved500mbps powerline adapter slower than wireless n300 ??? solution SolvedWireless Faster Than wired solution Wired upload speeds slower than WiFi Forum Solvedshould I have a wired or wireless internet connection solution SolvedCan i hook up a wired connection to a wireless modem solution Wired through the router slower than directly to modem? Forum SolvedWired connection - OK, but wireless between the same hardware - isn't. Why?? solution More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !