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C7800 model variants

There are two versions of the C7800 model out there and I wanted to know if anyone knows what the actual differences between the two are? I was initially informed that the C7800-100NAS and C7800-200NAS were identical with the exception that the 200NAS came with newer firmware out the box. Supposedly the C7800-100NAS would be a better buy cause it was cheaper for coming with older firmware but would update itself to the latest firmware on connecting to the internet negating any difference between the two.

I ended up picking up the C7800-100NAS.

 

After purchase I noticed that on the upper right hand corner of the box where the:

C7800-200NAS box says DOCSIS 3.1 Up to 10Gbps

my

C7800-100NAS box says DOCSIS 3.1 Up to 6GBps

 

I was wondering if this difference came down to a change in firmware or hardware?

If it is a firmware issue then does that mean that my C7800-100NAS [running firmware v3.01.43] was upgraded to 10GBps max too or is it relegated to a 6Gbps max?

       

Model: C7800|Nighthawk X4S-AC3200 WiFi Cable Modem Router
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FURRYe38
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Re: C7800 model variants

I think honestly if you look at the HW, the WAN and LAN ports are only 1000Mbps connection rated. Nothing over that will be seen. 

Unless they included LAG then you might see 2.5Gbps at most. I know my v1 c7800 is only rated to 1Gb services. I do wonder if it maybe possible to bridge the modem and use the additional LAN ports and additional WAN ports like on the CM1200. Each port would be a separate WAN IP address for those ISPs that support that. Usually seen in business class environements. 

Something to ask NG support about and see thought, 

My Setup (Cable 1Gbps/50Mbps)>CM1200 v2.02.03(LAG Disabled)>RBK853 v3.2.17.12
RBK50 v2.7.2.104(WW) Circle Enabled
Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CAX80/CM2000, Orbi CBK40, R7800, R7960P, EX7500/EX7700, XR450 and WNHDE111
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