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Yep, your router is your bottleneck/ wall. That will change with a gigabyte pp router and your downloads and file transfer will increase nicely.
Getting a 1Gb router won't matter..... his throughput is 26Mbps so a 100Mbps port is more than enough. His current router's CPU/memory may not be enough or it is defective.
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Thank You for the help, guys. Reps given to all.

I had actually never heard of speed test before. I can tell a major difference between the connection I have via my router when compared to my modem. It's a completely different world.

Will a quality router make my connection faster than my modem or will it still remain slower?
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Thank You for the help, guys. Reps given to all.

I had actually never heard of speed test before. I can tell a major difference between the connection I have via my router when compared to my modem. It's a completely different world.

Will a quality router make my connection faster than my modem or will it still remain slower?
The limitation is the package that you pay for from your ISP.
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The limitation is the package that you pay for from your ISP.
Well, I'm paying $65 per month just for my internet from Comcast. It is the most expensive package they offer in my area and they are the only Cable provider around here. It is the best I can do. lol
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RT-N12 looks good for $40. 300mhz CPU and 32mb of ram. source

ASUS routers are very good for the money, but its recommended you flash to third party firmware like dd-wrt or open wrt. Router like this will improve your connection by a whole lot.

A decent router is not suppose to slow down your connection like that. This router should make things normal.
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