Sluggish downloads on A9LH

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  1. Clouded Sun
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    I've installed Luma CFW + a9lh on a fourth New 3DS using Plailect's guide. However, when I try to use the Internet with the fourth 3DS, it's downloads are extremely slow (I have bad internet anyway, but where my O and N3DS' prior would download in FBI at around 580-700 kB/s, the recent 3DS only downloads at around 15-17KB/s)

    Any ideas on what I did wrong? I've tried to connect to two networks with similar results! The browser and eshop work normally as well! SysNAND updated to 11.1.
     
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    Are you serious? 580 MB/s is an insanely high speed! (And so is 15 MB/s, at least for me) Where do you live?

    Seriously, though, your 3DS' WiFi component could be defective. Try installing a CIA file on FBI ans see how much it lasts, if it is as fast as usual, the problem is within your hardware (again, the WiFi component/chip/whatever).
     
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    He more than likely means mbps, although the 3ds only supports 802.11b/g which the speeds are roughly 54mbps.
     
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    He means KB/s surely, since he is talking about download speeds directly, I was just making a joke about that.
     
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    XD oh jeez my mistake. 580 KB/s

    FBI was installing slow as well.
    Maybe it's the SD card? I have a 32 GB SDHC and had no problems installing beforehand. But it doesn't make sense - I had no problems beforehand, and even my Old 3DS runs faster.


    EDIT: Hmmmmm.... Since I see no problem with the browser, I'm gonna back up and format my SD card with a bigger cluster size to see if it does anything.
     
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    IT WORKED!

    My cluster size was too low. I just formatted and bam. Now everything is good to go.
     
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    Mind to post the size of the card and the size of the cluster prior and post the format? It may benefit someone else having the same problem.
     
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    32 GB Sandisk Ultra SDHC - changed to 64kb cluster size.
     
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    And I guess the cluster size was 32kb when you had the slow downloads. Am I right?