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Posted 13 May 2014 - 18:19
Posted 13 May 2014 - 18:20
Posted 13 May 2014 - 18:29
Wired connection is faster than Wireless... check the speed test on wired connection and see if you are able to get 50 instead of 33.
Hook the cable line to your PC/laptop from modem and check the test.
Posted 13 May 2014 - 18:42
Posted 13 May 2014 - 19:28
Posted 14 May 2014 - 02:55
Posted 14 May 2014 - 11:37
What does your wireless connection show?
What is your wireless card on the device your testing with? If its 1x1 does not matter if you had a 8x8 wireless super N with turbo boost speed, etc.. No that doesn't exist just making up nonsense to make a point.. Does not matter what wireless router you have if your client is the bottle neck.
Are you using 20 or 40mhz channel - you can try the 40 to see if you can get some more speed out of your wireless. Do you have a lot of other wireless networks in your area?
Posted 14 May 2014 - 12:40
i have two laptops
LG G2 cell phones
Galaxy Tab 3
laptops have Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro - wireless N card
Samsung Ativ Plus 9 - wireless ac,n card
i tested on laptop and cell and got 33mbs download...
there are other wireless networks in area live in apartment
Posted 14 May 2014 - 12:44
And is your wireless set for 20 or 40mhz? That router is a 2x2.. What is your wireless connection speed showing 300? 144? Something else?
Have to look up what those cards are..
Fire up say http://www.metageek....ucts/inssider/
Oh looks like they went pay - F that, just grab the older FREE version. http://www.majorgeek...s/inssider.html
What do you show for interference, etc.. let me fire it up on the wife's laptop to give you an idea of what to look for, etc.
edit: Ok here is from my wifes laptop
You can see windows reports 300, and signal strength and using 11+7 (40 mhz) And what other network in the area might be interfering.. I have to track down this HP 1C thing - I don't have any HP printers.. But that signal looks so strong seems to be in the house??
edit2: Ok found that HP printer, it was my Cannon HF R40 camera, it was plugged into my computer.. Wasn't even on.. Pulled the batter off and wireless went away so clearly that - going to have to look into why it says its a freaking printer, etc.. There is a new firmware update, might try that..
But anyway -- If you could fire up insidder or something like it we could see what is going on in your network.. Feel free to hide your SSID or others in your area etc.. We are just interested in see the strengths and your connection speed, etc..
Posted 15 May 2014 - 02:42
Posted 15 May 2014 - 11:20
Ok for one your signal is kind of low -53. Second you have others all over your channel - 4 others on the SAME as you..And your only using 20mhz.
802.11n brought the ability to combine channels so vs using just 20mhz you could use 40mhz.. AC when all said and done will be able to do 160mhz..
Seems your very crowded so going to 40 mhz channels might not help - you need to look in your router configuration if supported or not.. I would look to see if 6 is the best channel.. Look on your graph and see what other channels are in play.
See the bottom graph on the left in my pic -- see all the other wireless networks.. I might be better off moving to 11, the strength of those are smaller. I did get rid of that strong one on mine that was my camera. So look at that graph and see if maybe 1 or 11 is better. Your on 6 which is default and normally everyone sits there because they don't know enough to change it
Also you seem to be running yours in b/g/n mode - do you have b or g devices? If not change it to N only - not running in pure N will be a hit. With N it is possible to use 400ns guard vs 800ns -- this can be a bandwidth increase of 10% or so if you can use it. Allowing for b/g for sure will mean your not.
I would try changing your channel to 1 or 11, I would see if your router supports 40 vs 20 for your channel size and would put it into N only mode - unless you have b/g devices? I find it hard to believe any B - so change to g/n if that is the case.
If your still not hitting your internet speed. New AP could help yes - do your devices support 5ghz vs 2.4? You might want to look to a dual band AP - this supports 2.4 and 5. Notice on the graph on bottom right of my pic, this is 5ghz notice how like no other wireless networks there.. Looking up the specs of your laptop cards http://ark.intel.com...Wireless-N-7260
They are 2x2 cards that support 5ghz. Your router only support 2.4, so getting a dual band and moving to less crowded 5ghz band could really boost your performance. Depending on size of your place, etc. you can always run more than 1 AP, etc.
What kind of budget are you looking at if you would buy a new one. I just pulled the trigger on an AC router myself - which I have NO use for since don't have any ac wireless and no plans of getting any soon. I got it more just for testing and play, IT is what I do and its a hobby for me as well -- so being able to play with AC with the AC card I bought will be fun - but not gong to replace the gig wire my desktop currently has, etc.
Having AC is not going to buy you more speed if your clients are N.. So it would be up to you if you spend the money.. A good dual band N would prob be the better option - but its your money..
Posted 15 May 2014 - 14:19
THESE ARE THE DEVICES we have...
Posted 15 May 2014 - 15:00