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Brand new edge router x slow bandwidth

I purchased a EdgeRouter X  so that I can take advantage a 200 MEG connection. When I plug directly into the cable modem I get about 175. When I plug the router in, I get about 10 mbps down and 13 up. This router is brand new, replacing and old Netgear ac1200.

I did upgrade to the latest firmware with no change.

ubnt@ubnt# show
 firewall {
     all-ping enable
     broadcast-ping disable
     ipv6-receive-redirects disable
     ipv6-src-route disable
     ip-src-route disable
     log-martians enable
     name WAN_IN {
         default-action drop
         description "WAN to internal"
         rule 10 {
             action accept
             description "Allow established/related"
             state {
                 established enable
                 related enable
             }
         }
         rule 20 {
             action drop
             description "Drop invalid state"
             state {
                 invalid enable
             }
         }
     }
     name WAN_LOCAL {
         default-action drop
         description "WAN to router"
         rule 10 {
             action accept
             description "Allow established/related"
             state {
                 established enable
                 related enable
             }
         }
         rule 20 {
             action drop
             description "Drop invalid state"
             state {
                 invalid enable
             }
         }
     }
     receive-redirects disable
     send-redirects enable
     source-validation disable
     syn-cookies enable
 }
 interfaces {
     ethernet eth0 {
         address DNS/28
         description Internet
         duplex auto
         firewall {
             in {
                 name WAN_IN
             }
             local {
                 name WAN_LOCAL
             }
         }
         speed auto
     }
     ethernet eth1 {
         description Local
         duplex auto
         speed auto
     }
     ethernet eth2 {
         description Local
         duplex auto
         speed auto
     }
     ethernet eth3 {
         description Local
         duplex auto
         speed auto
     }
     ethernet eth4 {
         description Local
         duplex auto
         speed auto
     }
     loopback lo {
     }
     switch switch0 {
         address 192.168.16.1/24
         description Local
         mtu 1500
         switch-port {
             interface eth1 {
             }
             interface eth2 {
             }
             interface eth3 {
             }
             interface eth4 {
             }
             vlan-aware disable
         }
     }
 }
 service {
     dhcp-server {
         disabled false
         hostfile-update disable
         shared-network-name LAN {
             authoritative enable
             subnet 192.168.16.0/24 {
                 default-router 192.168.16.1
                 dns-server 192.168.16.1
                 lease 86400
                 start 192.168.16.38 {
                     stop 192.168.168.243
                 }
             }
         }
         static-arp disable
         use-dnsmasq disable
     }
     dns {
         forwarding {
             cache-size 150
             listen-on switch0
         }
     }
     gui {
         http-port 80
         https-port 443
         older-ciphers enable
     }
     nat {
         rule 5010 {
             description "masquerade for WAN"
             outbound-interface eth0
             type masquerade
         }
     }
     ssh {
         port 22
         protocol-version v2
     }
 }
 system {
     gateway-address MYIPADDRESS
     host-name ubnt
     login {
         user ubnt {
             authentication {
                 encrypted-password pass
             }
             level admin
         }
     }
     name-server DNS1
     ntp {
         server 0.ubnt.pool.ntp.org {
         }
         server 1.ubnt.pool.ntp.org {
         }
         server 2.ubnt.pool.ntp.org {
         }
         server 3.ubnt.pool.ntp.org {
         }
     }
     offload {
         hwnat enable
     }
     syslog {
         global {
             facility all {
                 level notice
             }
             facility protocols {
                 level debug
             }
         }
     }
     time-zone UTC
 }
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Doesn't seem like anything is sucking it down.
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cnl83

8/22/2022 - Mon
Kimputer

In some unique cases, ports on auto don't communicate properly. Can you first fix it to Gbit (if possible on BOTH sides)?
cnl83

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I set it to 100/full and same result.
cnl83

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Anything? I need to get this resolved.
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Try 1000/full (as that's probably the cable modem's setting as well)
cnl83

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It does not have a 1000... just says 100 full.
cnl83

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There is nothing special about this network. A cable mode, an edgerouter... thats its.. I unplugged everything else.
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Kimputer

Then back to auto.
But please check if you have a higher quality UTP cable lying around to connect the ER-X with the cable modem.In some cases, the connections don't like cross cables (while it should), so make sure a straight cable is used.
cnl83

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I just changed the cable and same result.
cnl83

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Wow..... now its working properly all of a sudden.... smh
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cnl83

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Its up and down, I don't get 175 mbps consistently. Right now its 29... shouldn't a speedtest render about 175-210 consistent?
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Turns out Cox had an issue with a node down the road.