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Nighthawk AC1900 (R7000) Slow WiFi Download Speed

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I jsut bought my R7000 router yesterday.  After completed the installation as instructed, I did a speed test via speedtest.com.  My ISP provides me a 300M Up/Download bandwidth.  The wire connection is very strong, both up & download reach 280M.  However the wireless connection is a bit strange.  No matter it is 2.4GHz or 5GHz, the download speed cannot go beyond 40M, but the upload speed is constantly around 170M.  I tried to use different channels but no effect.  The firmware is V1.0.9.12_1.2.23.

 

Is that I missed something during set up?

Model: R7000|Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Router
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Re: Nighthawk AC1900 (R7000) Slow WiFi Download Speed

Check out this thread for lots of details on .12 firmware wi-fi speed issues.

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Re: Nighthawk AC1900 (R7000) Slow WiFi Download Speed

Just purchased and installed my R7000 and my wifi speed is also horrible.  My normal max is around 60mbps, but now I am getting in 10-15 when on 2.4ghz .  I am 10 feet away from the router.  I can connect my phone (my only AC device) using 5 and get around 50mbps, but when I connect to my old Linksys Router I get 61mbps on both 2.4 and 5ghz.  Something is definitely not right.

 

QOS is off, Smart Control is off. devices are on different SSID (but same thing happens when they are on the same SSID)

 

What would cause this?

 

FW: 1.0.9.18_1.2.27

Model: R6700v2|Nighthawk AC1750 Smart WiFi Router
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