R9000 - Bottlenecked upload on MBP18


R9000 - Bottlenecked upload on MBP18

R9000 with Gigabit internet, pulls 950mbps from the wall.

MacBook Pro 2018 connects to 5g and pulls 250mbps/10mbps

MacBook Pro 2016 right next to it on the same 5g pulls 500mbps/35mbps

iPhone XS next to both of those laptops on 5g pulls 500mbps/10mbps


I've tried flashing firmwares. Multiple factory resets. Debug.html.


This router seems to have an issue with the gigabit speed. Has anyone else fixed anything like this?

Model: R9000|Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router
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Re: R9000 - Bottlenecked upload on MBP18

wireless isn't going to hit gigabit speeds. 

most wireless devices are either a 1x1 or 2x2 anteanna solution. Meaning their link speed roughly 433mbps or 866mbps. 

there's also a difference between link speed and throughput speed (actual speed). Its roughly a 55-65% difference between the 2. 

Hitting 500mbps over wireless is doing pretty good. 

Take a read through of a tested review of it for a comparison.

CM2000-> RAXE500-> GS716v2-> WAX218-> EX8000
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