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Router tripled internet speed!

Discussion in 'Networking' started by mike12975, Jan 21, 2003.

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  1. mike12975

    mike12975 Thread Starter

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    Ok, I just networked my 2 computers together with a Linksys BEFSR41 v2. I have had DSL for about 4 months prior, and I would get about 40 kb/sec transfer rate when I download. I thought that was great having had Dial up.

    Now since I have hooked up the router, I get 120 kb/sec on both PCs! How could this had made a difference. I thought adding one more thing for the connection to go through would at least slow it down a little, but instead it has tripled.

    Anyone know what's going on?

    I'm not complaining, just curious.
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    I'm going to guess that somewhere along the line your MTU got optimized for DSL connections. :)
     
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