[Windows 10] How To Check the Speed of Network Card

To find the network speed on a Windows computer, there are 3 ways:

  1. Using Setting
  2. Using Control Panel
  3. Using PowerShell

Method 1 – Using Settings

To see the connection speed for the network card, follow these steps:

  • Step 1 – Open Settings.
  • Step 2 – Click Network & Internet.
  • Step 3 – Click Status.
  • Step 4 – In the “Advanced network settings” section , click the “View hardware and connection properties” option .

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So here you can see the connection speed in the Link speed (Receive / Transmit) field as shown below:

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Note: If you don’t see the “Speed” listed, it may be because the network adapter is not connected to a network or because it is not supported by Windows 10.

Method 2 – Using Control Panel

To determine the network adapter speed using Control Panel settings, follow these steps:

  • Step 1 – Open Control Panel.
  • Step 2 – Click Network and Internet.
  • Step 3 – Click Network and Sharing Center.
  • Step 4 – Click Change adapter settings on the left.
  • Step 5 – Double-click the network adapter (Ethernet or WiFi).
  • Step 6 – Check the connection speed in the Speed field .

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Method 3 – Using PowerShell

To check the speed of Ethernet or WiFi connection on Windows 10 using Windows PowerShell, follow these steps:

  • Step 1 – Open Start.
  • Step 2 – Search for PowerShell and click on the top result to open the dashboard.
  • Step 3 – Type the following command to define the connection speed for all network cards, and then press Enter :
  • Step 4 – Check the WiFi or Ethernet network card connection speed.

Command: Get-NetAdapter | select interfaceDescription, name, status, linkSpeed

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After you complete the steps, the PowerShell output will display the connection speed in a user-friendly format.

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