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KingHugoLiTopic starter

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So my motherboard only reaches around 5 KB/s(!) to 2 MB/s in speedtests, also have very high pings in games.
Downloading games take ages now. Loading webpages also take very long.
My old PC sat in the same place and never had issues with the wireless connection. It reaches at around 10 MB/s without any ping problems and it was very stable.
I know this was a problem so I changed to a wired connection. My tests still show that I'm only getting 2 MB/s but it is only more stable. No improvement.
I tried reinstalling the drivers, reinstalling windows etc. but still no change at all. 
I'm not very happy with my choice of motherboard. 
I also had solve a problem with my RGB lights on my motherboard and pins some days ago.
I've bought motherboard this because of the features but mostly because it has wireless connection. 
Is it my motherboard? Do I need to send it back? What do I need to do?
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What drivers did you install for it?
Where did you get them?
What version are they?

What happens if you plug in directly to the modem with the PC?
Does your connection get faster?

What about using your phone in the same place as your PC? 
Is it just as slow? Or is it much faster?
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I installed every latest driver multiple times from the motherboards support site.
I can't plug it directly into the modem because it it too far from me.
I always use my phone in the same room, same desk and never had any problems with my internet speed.
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I installed every latest driver multiple times from the motherboards support site.
I can't plug it directly into the modem because it it too far from me.
I always use my phone in the same room, same desk and never had any problems with my internet speed.

"Latest" doesn't tell me what version. I specifically ask for a version because then we know what version. What if what YOU think is the latest, isn't the latest?

As far as plugging it in directly, it's just a test. Move the computer next to the modem for 5 minutes to test it, then move it back. 

You state "Slow wired" but have only talked about wireless.....so either your wired connection is slow or it isn't. If it isn't plugged in or used, how do you know it's slow?
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My BIOS version is 7B17vA2 / A.20
Both wired and wireless reaches about the same speed, they both rarely get to 2 MB/s.
I used the same cable for my old PC but it never had any problems, it always reached 10 MB/s.
Also, moving the PC would be a pain. I'm talking about maybe walking 20 meters in the corridors, going downstairs, then zigzagging on the floor below me because we have a kitchen for work.
I've also tried a lot of other suggestions of other forums since I'm stuck with this speed for more than 2 weeks now.
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What WIFI driver version are you using?
What LAN/NIC driver version are you using?

The latest posted on MSI's website are : 
WIFI : 20.80.0.1991
LAN/NIC : 23.2.0.1006


Those are the versions I'm concerned with. BIOS doesn't have much to do with it.

What is your network map like?
Are you like so :
PC -> Router -> Modem-> Internet

or is it
PC -> switch -> Router -> Modem -> Internet

Just trying to get an idea of what all there is to work with here, as sometimes it's not just as simple as a problem with the PC, and sometimes 1 computer handles the problem better than others.
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It's like PC > Powerline > Modem > Internet.
But I've used it like this for my old PC too and didn't have problems.
I'm not on my PC yet but if I am I'll check my drivers.

Edit: Ethernet Connection: 23.2.0.1006
Wireless AC: 20.80.0.5
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It's like PC > Powerline > Modem > Internet.
But I've used it like this for my old PC too and didn't have problems.
I'm not on my PC yet but if I am I'll check my drivers.

Edit: Ethernet Connection: 23.2.0.1006
Wireless AC: 20.80.0.5

Even so Powerline is a poor way to do ethernet data. No matter how they want to tout it being good, it really is poor at best, especially for high speeds.

As far as wireless, I think you pretty much got your answer. Update your drivers first.
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Very sorry for the VERY late reply, but upgrading my wireless drivers also didn't change anything. 
MSI support told me that I should send the board back but I still want to see if it's not my motherboard that's causing the problem.
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Was there ever a fix to this? Currently, I am using the MEG Z390 and im having this same issue. Funny enough I purchased a MPG z390 before returning it to get MEG Z390. When I purchased the MPG Z390 it was fine up until a week later that i started having the same issues as you. assuming i had a faulty board since non of the devices i used are having this same problem. I returned my MPG and ordered the MEG Z390 and the same problem persists and i cant get a consistent speed. When I boot my computer I run a speed test and my download speeds start at nearly 200-300 MBPS but after 1-5 min i go down to 20-30 mbps. on the 5ghz. when im on the 2.4ghz everything is fine. but with all my other devices that i test the speed in the same spot i get between 100-150 mbps. ive uninstalled drivers reinstalled drivers from intel and MSI and neither fix it. ive connected a separate wifi adapter i had lying around and no change. Replaced the router to my modem and same issue continued. Im running out of ideas on what i could do... Please Help.
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