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Waterman123
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Maybe you guys can help me with all your Knowledge>?

Bought a new WNR3500L N300 Gigabit Wireless Router.

Getting 40-50mpbs sustained via ethernet cable (good) but only 10mpbs via wireless N feature (bad)? And sometimes only 0.45 mbps?

I have Comcast Blast 50mpbs cable internet. The hardwire feature through router is great, but the wifi connection is super super slow!!!

Can someone please help me increase my NetGear wifi speed?

Equipment:
-Brand new IMac 3.1 mhz i7 Quad, OSX 10.8.3 (located 20 ft from wifi router)
-IPhone 5, IOS 6.1.3
-MacBookPro 10.8.3
-DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem

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Here are my stats from the Wireless connection:: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...pse2369e6f.jpg

Netgear router settings:http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...pse4ec25e3.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...ps75ee704f.jpg

Here is the iMac on wifi connection (0.42mbps but only 2.4ghz): http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...ps3bd3e9c4.jpg

Here are all my wifi networks in my area: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...ps56593fcb.jpg


I only have my IMac, iPhone 5 and MacBook Pro attached. The ethernet cable gets sustained 43-54mbps.

I have gotten a few glimpses of 43mpbs on the IMac via wireless, but now it has dropped down to 0.54mbs download and 9mbs upload.
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Retired_Member
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Re: Maybe you guys can help me with all your Knowledge>?

return it sounds broke to me
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sabretooth
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Re: Maybe you guys can help me with all your Knowledge>?

None of your images work so please repost all data.
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Waterman123
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Re: Maybe you guys can help me with all your Knowledge>?

Ok. Sorry about the broken links. DOn't know why it did that.

networks in my area: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/Untitlehhd_zps56593fcb.jpg

Wired Ethernet speed from router: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/Untitlehhd_zps56593fcb.jpg

Data from my current IMac connection: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/photo-3_zpse2369e6f.jpg

I got this wifi speed on my IMac only a few times and then it disappeared and has been drastically slow: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/photo1-5-2_zps0b9f174d.jpg

I've gotten this speed since I took it out of the box, slower then my old netgear wifi router: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/photo2-5-1_zps3bd3e9c4.jpg

My current settings: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/Untitled_zpse4ec25e3.jpg

p.s. Only N devices attached to N router
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Waterman123
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Re: Maybe you guys can help me with all your Knowledge>?

Hmmm my posts aren't showing up after I post. I hope this isn't a repeat post or there is a several minute lag time to appear:

Ok. Sorry about the broken links. DOn't know why it did that.

networks in my area: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/Untitlehhd_zps56593fcb.jpg

Wired Ethernet speed from router: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/Untitlehhd_zps56593fcb.jpg

Data from my current IMac connection: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/photo-3_zpse2369e6f.jpg

I got this wifi speed on my IMac only a few times and then it disappeared and has been drastically slow: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/photo1-5-2_zps0b9f174d.jpg

I've gotten this speed since I took it out of the box, slower then my old netgear wifi router: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/photo2-5-1_zps3bd3e9c4.jpg

My current settings: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v671/cessnaflyer123/Untitled_zpse4ec25e3.jpg

p.s. Only N devices attached to N router
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Waterman123
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Re: Maybe you guys can help me with all your Knowledge>?

Ok. I will re-post them.
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corgi11
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Maybe This Will Help?

Got slow download but fast upload speeds over wireless? Here's a fix



If you find that your wireless download speeds are abysmal while your uploads speeds are pretty solid, , I've got a possible solution for you. I actually struggled with this issue for a while and decided to write down my findings in a blog post in case I, or anyone else, runs into this in the future

My wireless download speed were more than 30 times slower than my desktop's download speed! On the other hand, the upload speed was roughly the same on all devices. What the heck was going on?



The solution.
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Out of desperation, I started tweaking random settings on my router and stumbled across one that finally worked. The directions for other routers may be a little different, but here's what I did:.
1.Login to your router. If you've never done this, look for instructions that came with your router or do a google search to find the default username and password.
2.Find a page that has QoS settings.
•Disable WMM Support.
•Click save.
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Waterman123
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Re: Maybe you guys can help me with all your Knowledge>?

Yes, PROBLEM RESOLVED. Thanks for everyone's input.

The KEY was upgrading to a "true" 5 MHZ wifi device/router.

All that talk of N features is useless unless it is broadcasting at 5mhz.

I am now seeing 54mbps consistantly on my IMac and 42mbps on my IPhone5.

So don't trust whatever Mbps the box claims. You can basically cut that into 1/3 or 1/5 to see a true wifi speed.

I stayed with NetGear because I am familiar with their admin page and bc I have had very little problems with devices disconnecting. But obviously, they have false advertising on the packaging about speed.

$130 NETGEAR Wireless Router - N900 Dual Band Gigabit (WNDR4500

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005KG44V0/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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