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R7000 optimal settings for roku

cpoole2005
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R7000 optimal settings for roku

According to the Nighthawk Android App all 4 of my Roku Express have a "Link Rate" of 72Mbps is this enough? How can I optimize the Router to make sure the Rokus are getting as many Mbps as the router can give them? according the Nighthawk Android App my internet speeds are 211.79Mbps Down and 11.95Mbps up.

Model: R7000|AC1900 Smart WIFI Router
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@cpoole2005 wrote:

According to the Nighthawk Android App all 4 of my Roku Express have a "Link Rate" of 72Mbps is this enough?

 


Do you see any problems when you use those devices?

 

Just another user.

My network DM200 -> R7800 -> GS316 -> PL1000 -> Orbi RBR40 -> Orbi RBS50Y -> RBS40V
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cpoole2005
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I had a Linksys EA6350 and was having a lot of picture quality and breaks to load the buffer on all 4 of my Rokus. I called my Spectrum Cable Tech support they seen some signal degradation issues to my modem. They sent a tech out, he replaced all of the cable from the modem all the way back to the neighborhood network box and the modem its self to make sure all of their equipment was good. I still was still only getting 1/4 of the speed I am paying for out of my old Linksys EA6350. He suggested I replace the old router with a Netgear Nighthawk. Now my my rokus are working much better but still have periods where the picture looks like I'm looking through water.

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Greetings,

As long as you don't use WPA-PSK [TKIP] + WPA2-PSK [AES] for security or change the mode on your 2.4Ghz broadcast from 600 to 54, your R7000 is capable of providing a link rate (on both 2.4 & 5G) above your Roku's maximum connection speed of 72Mbps. The only other factors that might affect this are signal interference or if one of the devices was located at the extreme edge or "fringe" of your broadcast area.

 

 

 

 

~Comcast 1 Gbps/50 Mbps SB8200 > R8000P
~R8000P FW:1.4.1.68 ~R7000 FW:1.0.9.42
~R6400 FW:1.0.1.52 ~Orbi-AC3000 FW:2.5.1.8
~EX3700 FW:1.0.0.84

Model: R7000|Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Router
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