speedtest-cli from a Pi 2B?

I'm using a Pi 2B as a lightweight home office server. The lshw
output says size: 100Mbit/s and capacity: 100Mbit/s for the ethernet
connection, & it's plugged into the router, which is plugged into the
cable modem (both cables are fairly short).
Are there other limitations on how fast the Pi can receive data that
would explain lower than expected results from speedtest-cli?
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Adam Funk
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You've not said what results you're getting....
My own tests with iperf on the early Pi's LAN to LAN showed that it could almost saturate a 100Mb connection, but remember the Pi's Ethernet is on USB which is half duplex only, so if downloading from the Interwebs and storing to a file on a USB drive will give fairly meaningless results.
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Around 26 Mb/s downstream on what's supposed to be a 70 Mb/s connection.
Aha! That is exactly the sort of "other limitations" that I needed to know about. (The Pi in question has /boot on the SD card & everything else on an external USB drive.)
Thanks.
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1/. What are you measuring the speed between? 2/. What is the (sync) speed of your cable connection?
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