This will help if you installed an incorrect or mismatched driver. They don’t really make network chipsets that can’t perform in any configuration, but they make plenty that end up not performing in the configuration sold. Problems can arise when your hardware device is too old or not supported any longer. Thu Jan 19, However, in order to make use of all network card adapter features, you must install a proper LAN driver that enables the hardware.

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Qualcomm Atheros AR8171/8175 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet = Garbage?

Remember to perform a system reboot once done, to allow all changes to take effect properly. I did come across some posts that suggested that setting and one of the IPv4 offload settings caused performance issues, but I checked the energy efficient ethernet, it wasn’t enabled, and I disabled atheros 8171 IPv4 offload setting and there was no change.

Cable, no, I swapped it, and tested it on the other NIC, atheros 8171 the cable works fine there.

I don’t know about the wired stuff though. I’d put good money on this being atheros 8171 efficient ethernet” or one of the other advanced driver properties.


athheros This will help if you installed an incorrect or mismatched driver. Well, its better than you are getting, but its likely because my atheros 8171 disks are slow. Ars Tribunus Militum et Subscriptor.

Finally decided perhaps chipset is garbage Jan 22, Posts: This task enables systems to connect to a network, as well as collect all atheros 8171 characteristics such as manufacturer and chipset.

Qualcomm Atheros AR/ PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet = Garbage? – Ars Technica OpenForum

Tue Jan 24, Thu Jan 19, 7: I didn’t see any never drivers. Tue Jan 24, 6: I supposed I could turn everything off and see if that fixes it, and then turn them one 1 by Mon Jan 23, 9: Tue Jan 24, 7: Athers don’t really make network atheros 8171 that can’t perform in any configuration, but they make atheros 8171 that end up not performing in the configuration sold.

Any possibility of a bad cable or jack? Windows platforms generally apply atheros 8171 generic driver that allows motherboards to recognize the Ethernet component. Therefore, if you wish to apply this version, click on the download button and enable your network card.

Atheros 8171 to set a system restore point before installing a device driver. Thu Jan 19, Kailua Kona, Hawaii Registered: Mon Jan 23, 4: Well, they improved by changing hardware.


I didn’t try looking for older versions, atheros 8171 didn’t see any newer ones. This is a combo chipset too, I tihnk wireless and wired. To stay up to speed with the latest updates, check back with our website as often as possible. Atheros 8171 to a different not necessarily newer driver version is another viable tactic.

No Gigabit option on Atheros /are the specs wrong?

Pretty sure atheros 8171 considered a “Killer” NIC these days, but it shouldn’t need the stupid Killer driver suite to work “normally. Anyone else have something with that chipset on it? So whatever setting it is, I didn’t figure it out. It is highly recommended to always use the most recent driver version available. Jack, I suppose it could be, the behaviors atheros 8171 very strange for it to be a jack problem though, at least I would think they are strange for it to atheros 8171 the jack.

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