Originally Posted by EXultant
Ok, so I have a 100/20 Mbit connection. The original setup included a Netgear modem and a Linksys Phone adapter. Since I needed wireless as well, I added a Linksys WRT54G router. The router should support speeds up to 54 Mbps (it says that on the router itself). However, when I perform a speed test on http://www.speedtest.net/
it shows that my speeds are only about 30/2 Mbps. So my question is, how can I get the maximum speed using the router? I checked the router configuration, didnt see any speed limitations there. Any help is appreciated.
I need you to clarify a couple of things. Do you know for sure (from your provider) that you max or package cap is 100/20. Is this a business connection?
Next, the router you have selected will probably max out somewhere around 30mbps wan to lan. While it may be sold as capable of handling higher, in operation I've never seen one actually do it.
The speedtest site you used would not have been my first selection for this type of test for too many reasons to list here. Try this Broaband Speed Test
and let's see what results you get (paste all the detailed data in your reply). To get to the test I want you to run click on Broadband Tools (at the left of the page) then TCP Quality test. I'm asking you to go here because I know for a fact they can easily handle 100mb connections because we use them at work.
Run the test with the router connected and then run the same test again without the router connected. Also who is your provider? You might also run the Route Quality test there and post the results.