Re: Performance Problems - Nighthawk X6 AC3200


Performance Problems - Nighthawk X6 AC3200

Hi Community, hoping somebody can help me out here.  I just bought a Nighthawk X6 AC3200 to improve WIFI performance but it almost seems like it has made it worse.  My Nighthawk is connected to my Plusnet modem/router which now has its WIFI functionality switched off.  Other thing to bear in mind is that I've got three DEVOLO devices plugged into the mains to act as WIFI range extenders.  What I'm wondering is what is the best way to troubleshoot this.  I don't have a big house, but the ground floor is spread out a little and it is at the extremities that I'm struggling with speed issues.  Thanks for any help you can provide.

Model: R8000|Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Smart WIFI Router
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Re: Performance Problems - Nighthawk X6 AC3200

How is the router placed? Centrally is preferred.


I would disable ALL wifi extenders and test for speeds. Extenders are not known for speed and can impact some performance. 

Any other wifi neighbors near by? If so, how many?

How big is your house? 

My Setup Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CAX80 Mode Mode | ISP SparkLight | Wifi Router Orbi RBK853 v4.6.7.5(Router Mode), Wired BackhaulSwitches Netgear GS105/8 | 

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