Internet speed question

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by TRICKorDEVICE, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. TRICKorDEVICE macrumors 6502a

    Sep 20, 2014
  2. hallux macrumors 68030


    Apr 25, 2012
    You're going to get exactly the same speed. Getting a faster switch won't do anything to change your internet speed. What it WILL do is give you faster internal network speeds.
  3. TRICKorDEVICE thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Sep 20, 2014
    Thanks! I just didn't want the switch bogging my network down. And based on what you're saying the switch will not slow anything down, at least not noticeably.
  4. kohlson macrumors 65816

    Apr 23, 2010
    That's right. Your download/upload speeds out to your WAN modem won't be affected. You will have the capability to transfer files on the LAN side at "gigabit" speeds. Practically speaking, this is limited by wiring, end points, and so on. But in the range of low 100s of Mb/sec could be expected, with both end points having gigabit capabilities.

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