Slow downloads

Discussion in 'iMac' started by jstnlzr, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. jstnlzr
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    I am new to Mac so I am clueless here. Ive been using my laptop and been getting a steady 1.5-2.0mb/s and now im on this iMac and I am only getting 6kbp/s how do I fix this? This is a new iMac right out of the box btw.
     
  2. Adam552
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    What connection type? Both on wireless?

    If so is the iMac really far away from the router compared? Nothing interfering?
     
  3. jstnlzr
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    both are in the same exact spot, both using WiFi. Laptop is off atm.
     
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    Switched to Chrome.... its more reasonable speeds, still not the same though. Not sure whats going on.
     
  5. highlightshadow
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    Having same issues .... on my desk i have 2009 imac C2D based and 2012 i7 based ... old one gets 50mbit downloads, new one struggles to get 9mbit

    Ethernet isn't much better
     
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    Hmmm weird, no idea whats going on.
     
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