Forum discussion tagged with Speed.
  1. ss1999

    Question Dell XPS 9560 performance issues

    Greetings, i bought this laptop second hand. 1080p model with i5 7300hq and gtx 1050, 8 gb ram, 512 ssd (99%, SP a55) previous owner told me he had underclocked cpu for better battery here are the issues i face: windows explorer.exe slowly keeps taking more ram until it tops at 4000mb as shown...
  2. king-slim

    Question Audio playback is too fast - Windows 10

    I recently had to reinstall Windows 10 on my ASUS Transformer T100TA after a blue screen failure. However once it was installed I found that I had no sound, which also stopped video content and websites like YouTube from playing their content. After several days of searching for drivers and...
  3. M

    Phone that ages best

    Hey everyone! I'm looking to retire my iPhone 6 and pick up a new smartphone this fall. I want your advice on which phone will age the best. Although I'm pretty happily engulfed in the Apple "ecosystem", I'm not thrilled about iPhones. My 6 has slowed down and become glitchy. Some quick...
  4. Bandead

    Solved! CPU speed drops

    I have a Dell Inspiron 5555 with an AMD A10-8700 1,80ghz Radeon R6, Windows 10 and when i open a game, el cpu speed drops to 1.29,1.30 Laptop is always plugged Power settings are 100% (Proessor, cooling and gpu) Also disabled Power manager in the BIOS i think it isnt heating bc it drop as...
  5. johnmiami6315

    Download speed

    My download speeds cap out at 500 KB/s to 1,555 KB/s while downloading files on random websites but for some reason when I'm downloading files from google drive or steam the download speed is over 25 MB/s (how it used to be). I even lose connection completely at random intervals for no reason...
  6. A

    Can run GTA 5

    Can I run GTA 5 with Intel graphics 4400 and CPU clock speed 1.70ghz And ram 8gb
  7. N

    issue with upload speed from google chrome..? how to resolve..?

    issue with upload speed from google chrome..? how to resolve..? using windows 7 os we are observing very poor uploading but download speed is ok. Thanks.
  8. Y

    Solved! have a slow netbook how can i speed it up?

    hi, I know its a weird question to ask but I got a netbook from my uncle as a gift..... but the problem is that it is really slow and it is running on windows 10 (which I kinda like....) see I'm a power user I have high end gaming pc with nvme m.2 ssds ..... but I really need a laptop / netbook...
  9. K

    Solved! Internet speed halved when streaming videos or music (MSI GE63 8RF)

    I recently bought a GE63 8RF Raider RGB and I love it. Only problem is that, whenever I have a video going on Youtube or listening to music on Spotify, my download and upload speeds are consistently halved. They go down as soon as I start streaming something, and go back up as soon as I stop...
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    Solved! Macbook-Optical-Drive-Replacement-SSD Speed Issue

    I have the Macbook Pro 13-inch mid 2012 (Non-Retina) which was manufactured in February-2015. I use only one OS which is the Windows 10 Pro. I already have a SSD in place of the main hdd and now I was thinking to remove the optical bay and put a Samsung 860 Evo (500 GB) in it’s place. Apple said...
  11. M

    Solved! my new laptop is Asusx540ua-dh31,looking for more speed!will ssd help?if so,what else

    its Asus with i3, just trying to find out,how to make it faster
  12. R

    How to Boost the Streaming Speed of a Roku Device

    The Roku digital players offer thousands of channels both the local and the international channels to the user. The users can see the Internet-streamed content on the Roku TV along with an extensive set of intuitive features. While watching videos, you might feel the need to increase the...
  13. N

    Solved! Kaspersky Bitdefender and Battlenet

    I have Bitdefender Total Security 2019 (windows 7 64bit). Lately, I have been having issues with Bitdefender stopping my internet when using Battle.net app. I'm still connected to the internet but my speed is 0.04kbps (normal speed is 3.5 kbps). My question is, does this happen with Kaspersky...
  14. R

    How to Use Automator to Increase Speed on the MacBook Pro

    A MacBook Pro is an extremely smart piece of tool. It not only allows a variety of ease of processes, but also allows you to automate certain tasks using its in-built automator tool. This requires a bit of knowledge of coding and how processes are automated, but at the same time the task which...
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    Computer hard-wired is showing a lower DL speed than WIFI on my phone. But PC is showing a lower PING too? HELP!

    Need help I just got my internet upgraded to up to 400 MBPS today. Everytime I run the speed test with my computer hardwired to the router it maxes out at 90-100. If I turn on 5G wifi it drops down 60. However on my phone the DL speed shows 250-300 MBPS. (The tech who setup the internet was...
  16. B

    Slow up and down speeds on this desktop

    I am getting slow up and down speeds on this computer while my other devices are way higher. I am getting around 16mbps down and 10mbps up while my other devices are getting over 100
  17. D

    Solved! Can I increase RAM speed on my laptop?

    my FPS isn't doing so well for a $1k+ CAD gaming laptop, I think it's gotten weaker overtime, I used to be able to run League of Legends at 140 FPS, now it's averaging around 80-90 FPS. My RAM is 8 GB but its speed is 1600 MHz, I don't know if that's good, bad, or decent. I heard that increasing...
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    Solved! New Whiskey Lake Laptop

    Hello, I was thinking about buying the new Asus ZenBook UX533 with the new Whiskey Lake i7-8565U. The question is that how and why is the Turbo Boost 4.1, but 1.6 Base Speed. Where is the catch and will it work much better than my i5-5200U with 2.2 Base Speed ? Thanks
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    I bought a brand new core i7 7th generation 8gb ram laptop but the browsing speed of the laptop is really slow. my internet is

    I bought a brand new core i7 7th generation 8gb ram laptop but the browsing speed of the laptop is really slow. my internet is fine and works well in other devices, please help
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    My keyboard can't seem to keep up the speed when I type, it pauses while I am typing like it is resting.

    I type about 60 words per minute and the keyboard, for some reason, pauses. I have a game keyboard, it hasn't had any problems at all until last week I had that blue screen that said my account is being compromised and I should call this particular number ( which I didn't). I called Microsoft...
  21. H

    GTA V problem

    Can I run GTA V with 1,7 processing speed and with Intal HD Grapic crd 4400?
  22. G

    safe laptop temperature

    i have a helios 300 and when im playing need for speed the gpu temp hits about 82 degrees while the cpu tends to stay at 80 to 83 degrees is this normal or do i have to be concerned?? thank you
  23. D

    Torrenting slow download speeds, very high upload speeds.

    Hello, thank you for taking your time here. I don't know if this is a problem or a design of torrenting. I'm downloading a particular torrent on the internet. But I'm having a little problem with it. The download speed is stuck at around 150 - 300 KB/s whereas the upload speed is all cranked...
  24. R

    Determine USB 3.1 Type C Speed or Generation

    Hi, I would like to ask the same question folks have asked before but, my Manufacturer HP incorrectly lists the specs so I cannot go to their website and just look it up. As you can see the description below directly contradicts itself. It says 3.1 Gen 2 but 5GB/s. Lifted directly from the...
  25. A

    Solved! what is the wifi speed capability of the Dell D531

    I have Charter Spectrum and it is supposed to be 100 mbs but my speed test omly shows 54mbs
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    Solved! Dell 5577 Laptop WiFi Speed

    I recently got a new Dell 5577 Laptop. I love it so far and most things with it work great. The only thing that seems to be driving me nuts is the speed of the WiFi. I test thru speedtest.net and the speed test app on my phone. The first picture is from my laptop... 48.92 Mbps...
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    where is start key and windows key

    cannot find start key or windows key on this keyboard, nothing in manual describes how to get to them, wanted to change speed on pointer
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    Solved! NordVPN number of servers?

    Hi, On Apr 10, 2018 tom's guide published an article https://www.tomsguide.com/us/nord-vpn,review-4494.html about nordvpn where the number of servers were 4,000, another fresh nordvpn review https://www.vpnhint.com/nordvpn-review/ was posted on August 27, 2018 and total number of servers is...
  29. I

    Solved! System Uncharacteristically Slow [Lenovo Ideapad 520]

    Hey folks, For the past six months I've been using a Lenovo Ideapad 520 laptop for general purposes, and I've been suffering from some ridiculously slow speeds for... pretty much everything since I bought it. It's got decent specs; an i5-8250U CPU CPU, 8GB DDR3 RAM and a GeForce MX150 GPU, so...
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    Solved! Wifi running very slow on asus fx503

    Hi, my wireless network is working very slow.its normal speed was 50 mbps but now its running at 5mbps. Ethernet working is fine. What should i do?
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    Low clock speed processor with SSD or high clock speed processor with HDD?

    Hello, I'm not very tech savvy with the latest hardware but I was think of buying a refurbished laptop and was wondering which one would better suit my needs: a higher clock speed processor with HDD drive or a lower clock speed processor with SSD drive if price isn't a factor. Here are the specs...
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    asus rog fan at full speed ...all the time from start to shutdown

    Hello, I own a ROG ASus GL702Z gaming laptop for a few months, and i have the following issue. my cpu fan is working at full speed all the time for a few days now, i`ve had this problem some time ago but i managed to make it work at normal speed here are the things i tried that worked in the...
  33. I

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - How to Land Faster

    When it comes to landing, a lot of players get surprised when they see other players landing faster than them. They start to think that it is some kind of a hack and that’s what makes them fall faster but it is not a hack. It is just a simple technique called Wave Technique that many players...
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    Fortnite Battle Royale - Fall Faster and Land First

    There is a debate in Fortnite Battle Royale about landing faster and some players believe that there are some tricks to doing so. Well, there are not. Epic has made the game nearly foolproof so you can only use things provided to you to get some speed at landing. So to know how you can land...
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    Hp Elitebook 8570W Help Fan at Max Speed After MXM Card Upgrade!!!

    So I have an HP Elitebook 8570W that I recently upgraded from the Quadro K1000M to an AMD Firepro M4000 and since then the fan has been stuck at max speed. Not sure what I did wrong but since I upgraded it and put in that Firepro the fan will do its initial few spins then stop like it use to and...
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    Torrent speed doesn't go over 1 MB/s

    I have an internet connection of 100 megabits/per second and i get around 12 MB/s when downloading stuff from google or on steam but I only get 1 MB/s max speed while using bit torrent.
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    Wich laptop suites me!

    Hello, I am searching cheap laptop for: 1- browsing 2- watching movie. (720p) 3- programming (vb.net only) Preferred HP or dell ( any other recommend are welcome ) 2nd or 3rd ,and would that affect ? Or make a difference to me ? Although I got dell e6440 4th gen, 8 gb ram Guide me...
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    Slower internet over the course of a few weeks.

    My internet when I first got my new computer was 433mbs as indicated by the Ookla Speedtest. Less than even a week later my internet speed dropped to only 100mbps. 2 more weeks later and the internet speed tests indicated I only have 35mbs. The wifi status window for my Qualcomm Adapter still...
  39. R

    Cpu lowers speed for no reason

    So i just bought a Helious 300. i5 8300h 1060 6gb 8gb ddr4 512nvme ssd The issue is, that when gaming, the cpu randomly lowers its clock speed to 800mhz, this is regardless of the temperature. I have tryed stock voltage, lower it by 0.115v and everything it up to date, and set to performance...
  40. R

    How best to monitor ISP speed & quality

    I would like to automatically monitor my ISP internet speed & dropping frquency - ideally for a week or so - just leave my PC on, with software monitoring & collating the info in background. Is there an idiot proof bit of freeware. My ISP promises 76 Mbps (using ookla, I rarely get 50 Mbps) &...
  41. O

    QD32 Read Speeds

    Is this normal? I feel like that QD32 read speed is very abnormal, on the very slow side. I am in no way new to computers, but this is the first time I have ever had to look into the drive speed due to having issues from a brand new laptop.
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    USB speed fluctuating

    Thinkpad x240, Windows 10. Kingston DataTraveler 100 G2 connected to USB port marked SS. Speed fluctuates between 8MB/sec and 14MB/sec without anything happening or special load on the system, any idea why this is happening? https://www.dropbox.com/s/rt8kx00msqxlq84/why.png
  43. D

    Solved! How much can you under volt a laptop 1050 to increase it's clock speed?

    How much can a laptop 1050 be overclocked when I undervolt it? What frequencies can I expect to get to?
  44. A

    slow connection on my computer while fast speeds on my phone.

    Hello, I have a Dell inspiron that i purchased a couple of months ago with Windows 10, and the connection speed barely gets passed 25mbps while the average speed on my phone is 150-250mbps, how is that? I tried troubleshooting but nothing seems to work, any suggestions and help is welcome.
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    20mbps internet but only 3mbps download speed

    This is weird. My download speed is limited to 3mbps in download but 20mpbs upload in wired connection through ethernet. But when I connect through wireless my download and upload speed is 20mbps. I want to connect through wired because of gaming, it has lower ping than wireless. Please help.
  46. P

    Difference between first generation and second generation

    what is the deffrent between 4 cores of intel i7 for ex first generation and 4 cores i7 second gen Regardless of core clock ?
  47. R

    How to fix YouTube audio/video sync

    I have Telstra tv and the youtube app’s videos are not in sync with the audio, on all videos professional or homemade.
  48. R

    CPU Speed drops from ~2.40GHz to ~ 0.5-0.8GHz randomly while gaming.

    So, I've been noticing huge frame drops in games recently. I decided to check task manager's performance tab, to see if something is happening, and what I saw is my CPU's speed going from ~2.40GHz to as low as ~0.5GHz, which causes huge fps drops in games. My laptop specs: I5-4200U CPU 4GB...
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    Wifi slow on laptop but fast on mobile

    Hi all, I've recently upgraded my internet provider to ultra fast fibre (76mb as advertised). It's had a few issues at first but it looks like we're getting there. I just turned wifi off on the router and did a wired internet speed test and averaged around the 55mb download speed...which isn't...
  50. M

    1333 mhz instead of 1600 mhz

    Hello, I have a problem. My laptop is Samsung NP350V5C S0FTR which has 2x4gb 1600 mhz RAM. These RAMs are stock RAMs, they were already on laptop when I bought it. But one day when pc was updating via windows insider program, it went off and closed. Pc was opening but there was no screen. I...
  51. A

    Intel i7-8750H clock speed setting

    Hi guys, on the frequency clock speed of intel i7-8750H is 2.2Ghz and up to 3.9Ghz or 4.2Ghz, how and where to set in the laptop for getting up to that 4.2Ghz ? Is it set automatically by the system in each running program or need to set it up manually ? Would you please help to advice me ?
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    Looking for over clocking CPU problems

    Is that I have overclocked my CPU amd a6 4400m to 3.2 but it does not take effect until I plugged in my charger, it does not work on battery pls what the problem , it will just get back to it's normal 2.7 processing speed but Immediately when I plug in it will catch up to 3.2 processing speed...
  53. J

    I need help to choose between this 2 laptops of 1300-1600$

    Hi, Next year i'm going to the university to develop games. I need one laptop to work in class with game engines, etc. And, here is my doubt. I have a budget of about 1100-1350€ // 1299 - 1600$. I have been looking arround a tech page that we have here in spain, and i have found for that...
  54. S

    Inspiron 5559 clock speed stays at 300MHZ

    my clock speed is extremely slow and its a i7 processor it never moves from 300 mhz and the computer is slow. its 2.6ghz base speed is there something in the bios that is wrong or could it be my power supply
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    Consistently high speed tests. Unacceptably low real-time/midstream tests.

    I have an LG 4K HDR TV, PS4, and XBoxOneS, and am trying to resolve an ongoing speed issue w/ Netflix. Everything is hard wired. TV and consoles test up to 200+ mbps. However, the TV’s built in app tests in the low 20s, PS4 app in the 40s, XBox app in the 50s-60s. Further, when actually...
  56. M

    How safe is using the fans at 100% while gaming on a laptop?

    Hello, I would like to ask you about your opinions,how safe is using the fans at full speed while gaming on a laptop? Does it shorten the lifespan of the fans,and for how much time in hours without break per day is safe to use them at full speed while gaming? Please give your opinions! Best...
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    Solved! Slow torrent speed

    I have a 100mbps connection and i get around 10MBps download speed when i use IDM. I get the same speed when i download games in steam but in torrent my speed doesn't go over 1MBps even with high no. of seeders.I am using bittorrent latest version.
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    Chinon CS Film Camera

    I’ve recently got myself an old Chinon CS film camera, I was wondering if anyone out there could help me with the exposure. I’ve been playing around with the shutter speed and everything the instruction manual says but my camera is always saying it’s underexposed, no matter what I try nothing...
  59. M

    A question about Bitorrent

    Hi. so whenever i download something via bittorrent the speed is always not my maximum l,but if i launch another application which uses internet my torrent speed suddenly goes max.Why is this happening?
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    Solved! Is 80 MB/s write speed and 90 MB/s read speed memory card enough for my Canon 80D for 1080p @ 60fps video shooting?

    I have a memory card but i am confused that is 80mb/s write speed enough or not?