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    Hey, it seems that my laptop wireless doesn't quite transfer at the rate it says it does... For example, right now I'm transfering over my LAN (all 100Mbps) from my wireles (802.11b). I'm about 30ft from my router and I have "Very Good" signal strength at 11.0Mbps, however I'm transfering at 250-300k/s... which seems low to me since I know I've transfered at 8MB/s over my wired computers (100Mbps). I'm the only wirless device on the router... why is it so slow? =x Anyway to detemine the factor that's slowing me down? (Attenae, My laptop wireless, etc)

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    That isn't strane. It happens alos to me.
    My WAP is 15 meters away and I don't get faster speeds than 350KB/s.

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    Senior Member Brak's Avatar
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    But why is it nowhere near 11.0 Mbps? It should be transfering near 1MB/s if I'm not mistaken...
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    Yes, it should be, but don't ask me why it doesn't happen...

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    Optimal is rare. Signal's probably going through walls and the like. Also, if encryption is enabled, that'll slow it down as well.
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    I can understand not optimal.. but less than 1/4 optimal? That seems a bit low to me. I mean, why have 11/5.5/2.0/1.0 when you're really running like 2.5 when you're on 11.0?

    I do have WEP enabled... will changing any settings speed things up (besides disabling WEP)?
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    Turn off every feature and it should go a bit faster, but as you are no doubt aware, the theoretical maximum speed of any network is effectively never reached.
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    WEP slows down WiFi significantly. What's your WEP encryption bit rate?
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    I have 128 bits encryption, and have a little faster average rate than you. Maybe what it really afects is the distance to the WAP.


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