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RAX45 doesnt reach 200 mbps on 2.4G

austex2021
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RAX45 doesnt reach 200 mbps on 2.4G

Just got a new RAX45 and like others the 2.4G does not reach 200MBPS (the 5G does reach it)

1. QoS is off

2. Docsis 3.0 modem

 

I try to use the 5G as much as I can but from time 2 time the connection moves to the 2.4G and its connection speed is a paltry 35-40mpbs

 

Feedback Appreciated. Thanks

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plemans
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Re: RAX45 doesnt reach 200 mbps on 2.4G

the 2.4ghz won't reach 200mbps. 

2.4ghz is a slow network that also suffers from more interference that 5ghz. 

the benefit to it is that it broadcasts further and through more materials. But this is also a con as thats what causes increased interference with other 2.4ghz networks. 

You can try optimizing by choosing a wifi channel for the 2.4ghz that is te least used. 

Current Setup: CM2000-> RBK750-> GS716v2-> RAXE500-> Pi-hole->
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Re: RAX45 doesnt reach 200 mbps on 2.4G

As @plemans says, you have discovered one of the laws of physics.

 

It might be worth a bit of background reading.

 

Understand Wi-Fi 4/5/6 (802.11 n/ac/ad/ax)

 

@duckware knows their stuff and can bust a few myths and cut through marketing hype.

 

Speed freaks should go out of their way to use wired connections.

 

Just another user.

My network DM200 -> R7800 -> GS316 -> PL1000 -> Orbi RBR40 -> Orbi RBS50Y -> RBS40V
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