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handyjay03

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:Update:

Evidentely it had something to do with Hyperdrive ROMs specifically. A few other people were having the same problem also. On Liquid Smooth now, and it is working fine



I have a Verizon S3 rooted with Hyperdrive RLS14 ROM on it, and out of the blue last week, my internet became ungodly slow. It'll get to the 50% mark, and just stay there for 30-40 seconds before opening the page. Looking at the up and down 4G arrows, they just seem to stop for a while like it isn't asking for data anymore, then it resumes.

It works perfectly on Wifi, and when I do bandwidth tests on mobile data, the dl speeds are slower than normal(8Mbps now vs. 35Mbps before), but still within the acceptable range. I have tried it in multiple large cities, and it still seems to freeze up on websites. I haven't installed any new programs either. I feel like I am trying to look at porn with dial-up internet. Any ideas?

I do have unlimited data


Things I have tried so far:

new SIM card
3 different browsers
rebooting
Fixing permissions via recovery(twice)
deleting everything off of the phone in recovery mode and re-installing two different versions of ROMs
 
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Yes, I have tried 5 different speed tests, and they all come up slower than before, but still around 6-8Mb/s. I used to hit 40, and consistently was between 30-40.

I am not sure what reloading the radio is, or how to go about doing so. Can you explain that a little please?
 

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I believe that I have the most updated firmware from looking at that website

Here is the info from my phone:

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Your using the k3 baseband, there are two newer ones the b1 and f1 which is the newest one. Your are on the f1 build however.

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Alright thanks. I am coming around to understanding it now. So I should just put the zip on my external SD and install from there? I planned on wiping cache and dalvik cache before doing it, but would I need to re-install the ROM after that?
 

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Go ahead and drop it on your sd card then flash, no need to mess with the rom. I'd just clear the cache but you can clear both.

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Well, it seems like it didn't do anything. Actually tested out to be much worse than the K3. I haven't ever had it this slow.

My bandwidth test earlier tonight in New Orleans was:
ping 122ms
dl 48.41 Mbps
ul 18.07 Mbps

Got home tonight to Baton Rouge(after MF1 update), and my scores were:
ping 128ms
dl 4.01 Mbps
ul 1.16 Mbps


I still can't figure out why webpages are loading so slowly, and taking at least a 45 second pause at 50% before doing something. They were doing it when my data was going 48 Mbps on the download.





Update in OP
 
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