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Question: 350meg Broadband line

i have iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2012) and have recently upgraded my internet to 350 meg line...

When i do a speed test on my iphone my download speed is averaging around 384mbs..

On my mac i only get 280mbs and a little faster if i use ethernet cable...

Can this imac handle 300meg and over or is it limited to 300meg...

The imac is updated to High Sierra....

iMac, macOS High Sierra (10.13.3)

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Mar 11, 2018 4:26 AM in response to Apple4eva360 In response to Apple4eva360

iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2012) has Airport 802.11a/b/g/n (450 Mbps using 4 coupled antennas) wireless and ethernet 1000Base-T wired (1000 Mbps)

Your iPhone likely has 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless (433 Mbps per antenna (probably 1)).

Note: these are theoretical maximums; only for advertising purposes. Configuration, Wi-Fi protocol, overhead, distance, interference, shared bandwidth, and other limits in the chain can diminish this.

A firmware update might tweak a certain protocol a tiny bit to conform better to a certain standard, but it won’t magically upgrade the hardware capabilities.

Mar 11, 2018 4:26 AM

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Mar 11, 2018 4:30 AM in response to Apple4eva360 In response to Apple4eva360

Of course if you have any anti-virus programs with real-time scanning that would drastically affect the results along with running a VPN etc.

Any available firmware update for your iMac would most likely have been installed long ago.

Mar 11, 2018 4:30 AM

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