Wifi settings help

Dosoutos

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I recently upgraded my fibre line to 1000/100mbps. I have a Tp-link ac1750 archer c7 with gigabit wifi. My problem is I cannot seem to get anywhere near the speed through wifi. My wired connection gives me 980/97mbps but I only get around 80/90mbps on 2.4ghz and 370/100mbps on 5ghz at best. There is very little interference and I am testing right next to the router. I've tried different channels etc but no difference. Are there any settings I need to change to achieve something near what I should be getting?
Any assistance appreciated.
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Speedster

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I recently upgraded my fibre line to 1000/100mbps. I have a Tp-link ac1750 archer c7 with gigabit wifi. My problem is I cannot seem to get anywhere near the speed through wifi. My wired connection gives me 980/97mbps but I only get around 80/90mbps on 2.4ghz and 370/100mbps on 5ghz at best. There is very little interference and I am testing right next to the router. I've tried different channels etc but no difference. Are there any settings I need to change to achieve something near what I should be getting?
Any assistance appreciated.
Thanks
What device see you connecting with? Not many devices are able to do more than 370 mbps over Wi-Fi.

The lower speed on 2.4ghz could be due to channel width.
 

Soul Assassin

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You're not going to see gigabit Wi-Fi unless you spend a significant amount of money.

That 1300Mbps on the TP-Link is theoretical, it could maybe get that speed in a lab.
 

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I recently upgraded my fibre line to 1000/100mbps. I have a Tp-link ac1750 archer c7 with gigabit wifi. My problem is I cannot seem to get anywhere near the speed through wifi. My wired connection gives me 980/97mbps but I only get around 80/90mbps on 2.4ghz and 370/100mbps on 5ghz at best. There is very little interference and I am testing right next to the router. I've tried different channels etc but no difference. Are there any settings I need to change to achieve something near what I should be getting?
Any assistance appreciated.
Thanks
You need to look into Ubiquity gear
 

waylander

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You're gonna max out at 400Mbit on WiFi with that, only enterprise kit can push that much traffic over wifi (and over very short distances)
 

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Your experience seems to be about par

In real-world testing using Ixia's ixChariot software in a crowded office environment with lots of Wi-Fi networks, the C7 did well overall. It hit a peak throughput of 360.6 Mbps over both its channels at 5 feet. The C7's performance on the 802.11n (2.4 GHz) band was below par, hitting a peak of 59.2 Mbps and only doing this from 15 feet away.
https://www.tomsguide.com/us/tp-link-archer-c7-router,review-3289.html
 

Dosoutos

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That's crazy, I can get the same speeds, if not better, on my Tp- link ac750 rated at 300 and 433 for 2.4 and 5ghz. 30%of the rated speed is ridiculous.
 

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That's crazy, I can get the same speeds, if not better, on my Tp- link ac750 rated at 300 and 433 for 2.4 and 5ghz. 30%of the rated speed is ridiculous.
The difference here isn't in the connection to a single device, but to multiple devices. In other words you're looking at the cumulative speed of many devices connected at the same time
 

Soul Assassin

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That's crazy, I can get the same speeds, if not better, on my Tp- link ac750 rated at 300 and 433 for 2.4 and 5ghz. 30%of the rated speed is ridiculous.
No you can't, try it in the real world and see.
 

Dosoutos

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No you can't, try it in the real world and see.
I've been using the ac750 for the last year with 2.4ghz speeds averaging around 104/101mbps. Granted, 5ghz is slower, averaging around 225/96mbps but that's still only around 50% loss compared to 70% loss on the ac1750.
 

Soul Assassin

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I've been using the ac750 for the last year with 2.4ghz speeds averaging around 104/101mbps. Granted, 5ghz is slower, averaging around 225/96mbps but that's still only around 50% loss compared to 70% loss on the ac1750.
You can set the channel bandwidth to 80MHz if it isn't already and the device you're connecting to also makes a difference.

Your phone, tablet or Wi-Fi adaptor maybe just don't support higher speeds.
 
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