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New CM2050V and old R7900P


New CM2050V and old R7900P

Hello,  I am replacing my old CM1000 router with a new CM2050V router this week and I wanted to know if my current WiFi router R7900P which is about 5-6 years old.  If it doesn't work well with the new router which WiFi router should I get?


Thanks for your help with this.

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Re: New CM2050V and old R7900P

Yes. Just be aware that the CM modem supports 2.5Gb connection rates which the R7900P doesn't so when you connect it to the CM modem, the max rate will be 1000Mpbs.


FYI about the R7900P and EoL:


My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CAX30 Mode Mode  | Wifi Router XR500 and RBK863 Router mode | Switches NG GS105/8, GS308v3, GS110MX and XS505M | Additional NG HW: C7800/CAX3/CAX80/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK40, CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: MK63, R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, R8500, RAXE500, RAX120v2, RAX50v2, XR450/500/700/1000, EX7500/EX7700

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Re: New CM2050V and old R7900P

Why the upgrade? 

The CM1000 is good to up to gigabit speeds. So unless you pay for faster (and have a router that has a 2.5gig port) you won't see any benefit. 

Current setup: CM2000-> RBKE963B-> Trendnet TEG-S380-> GS716T-> pi-hole
also in AP setup: RAXE500->EAX80
1.4gig download/50mbps upload from Xfinity
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