Late 2012 iMac and slow WiFi Internet speeds

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Mac32, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. Mac32, Jan 19, 2013
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2013

    Mac32 Suspended

    Nov 20, 2010

    I got my iMac a few days ago, and couldn't be happier. No hardware issues here.. :)

    However, I notice that the WiFi speed is very slow. This is very noticable when downloading files through Safari, and in general when downloading through other programs. When I'm in Windows 7 (bootcamp) then the Internet WiFi speed is at maximum as usual.
    Does anyone know what the problem is with OSX? Any way to fix this?
  2. tom vilsack macrumors 68000

    tom vilsack

    Nov 20, 2010
    ladner cdn
    I can't speak for download speed...but i notice with all my mac's if i place my own dns server numbers (or googles,open dns ect) in network settings my web page browsing is faster (no lagg).
  3. Mac32, Jan 19, 2013
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2013

    Mac32 thread starter Suspended

    Nov 20, 2010
    Fixed. :)

    I fooled around with some settings in my router, and now it works great.

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