Nighthawk AC1900 (R7000) Slow WiFi Download Speeds


Nighthawk AC1900 (R7000) Slow WiFi Download Speeds

I recently bought my nighthawk 1900 router. I had to move my computer and game system to my office. So instead of being hardlined to the ATT gateway, I decided to use this router for wifi. I have the 1gb download package from ATT. Since I have moved my computer, my router is getting 151 mb download and 150 upload on speedtest. I have the most recent version of the firmware. I am starting to run out of options.

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

I'd review this:


What is the Mfr and model of the modem? 

Can it be fully bridged or does it have a DMZ in its web page? 


What UpTo speeds are you using on each radio? Try Up to 300 then 800mb.

Some devices or wireless wont see 900Mb on speeds tests. LAN wired speed tests are preferred always. 


Try using WPA2 and AES only and manual channels, not auto channels. 

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CM2000 Modem | Wifi Router RAXE50 and R8500(v.158) Router Mode | Switches NG GS105/8 | 

Additional NG HW: C7800/CAX80/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK40, CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, R8500, RAXE500, RAX50, XR450, EX7500/EX7700, GS308v3

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