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Windows 7: Wireless Connection Speed limited to 54mb/s on Wireless-N equipment

03 Mar 2014   #11
joelshort

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Good news!!! In the router settings I turned on "Media Prioritization" and enabled WMM Support, and changed the 5ghz band to "AC-Only" and "80ghz" and I am now getting consistent connections speeds of 500+mb/s and I've seen it go close to the max of 867mb/s!


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03 Mar 2014   #12
joelshort

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

One more question..even though the router is set to broadcast wireless-AC Only, and I am getting connection speeds consistent with wireless-A, Windows and inSSIDer still identifies the network at being wireless-N. Any idea why?
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03 Mar 2014   #13
matts6887

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by joelshort View Post
OK, thanks. I guess I'll have to see if Linksys makes a wireless card, or if Intel makes a AC router. I still don't understand why if I set the router to wireless-N only nothing will connect. Something else to throw into the mix, I have another wireless-N router and when I connect to that router I still only get 54mb/s speed. There doesn't appear to be an option in that router's settings to go to wireless-N only.

Pulling my hair out...
Thanks again for the help.
Pulling your hair out you say?...trust me when i say been there done that!. Thats why we "geeks" are here to help
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