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Slow connection with Broadcom Netxtreme 57xx gigabit

I have a 20Mb broadband connection. My main PC is a Dell Optiplex GX520 with Broadcom netxtreme 57xx ethernet. I also have an IBM T60 laptop.
I get an average ''speedtest.net'' dowload speed of 18000kb/s on the laptop but only an average of 1200kb/s on my PC. That's almost 17000kb/s difference.
I've tried updating all drivers and firmwear but no change.

Can someone help... PLEASE!!

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  • scouser7974 Feb 16, 2009

    I've tried new cables. I've tried bypassing the router and going straight into the cable modem.

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2009

    same trouble here i have updated the drivers and it is still very slow my laptop works every time but not my desktop

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Have you tried changing the network cable?

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  • tallygeek Feb 16, 2009

    Sounds like it might be a flakey NIC.

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