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Router Speed???

Duckman60
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Router Speed???

I have connected my computer up wireless and getting speed of about 45mb download and hard wired in i am getting around 60mb. my computer is right next to the router so is it the wireless router that is letting me down would i be better of getting a bt home hub for example
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Re: Router Speed???

May sound a silly question , but if PC is next to router why use wifi ?Huh
when wired is better  Wink
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Re: Router Speed???

Is the wireless on the PC 'n' capable?
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Duckman60
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Re: Router Speed???

It's about 10 ft away and easier to do wifi with the kids, wifi is n and up to 300mb
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Re: Router Speed???

If it's a PC in a fixed position I'd use homeplugs rather than wifi - 200mbs pairs are now under £20.
jelv (a.k.a Spoon Whittler)
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Re: Router Speed???

If it is the PN supplied router, then yes you would be much better with a HH.
If you look you will see LOTS of threads about users who have wifi issues with these routers.