Xi6 box ethernet connection

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Xi6 box ethernet connection

Hi all,

I have one of my boxes with a wired connection but as I can tell from my switch indicator lights it's only regristrating as a 100mb connection. I would imagine these boxes would have had a gigabit port? Another box is using wifi and actually has a faster connection speed despite not being hardwired. I'm I missing something? Using cat 6 cables

Thanks!

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Re: Xi6 box ethernet connection

You won't need any mire than that. Streaming 1080 will only pull 7 or 8 meg. UHD will pull 20 to 25 net. 

 

100 mg connection is more than adequate. They are only streaming. 

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Re: Xi6 box ethernet connection

True. I guess more of a principal thing, I don't like my wifi being faster than the wired connection. Still find it odd as I searched the box online and it does say it's a gigabit port but maybe Rogers reduced it to 100. But like you said doesn't matter, for now...
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Re: Xi6 box ethernet connection

Is it possible the Ethernet card in the computer is the limit at 100 mbps?