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post #31 of 33 (permalink) Old 2019-12-16, 12:33 AM
 
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What a waste of time, money and resources. The Chat CSR should be ashamed.
Yeah, I even mentioned that in the chat. Obvoiously I've never seen their system, but I have to imagine that it would be pretty obvious?
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post #32 of 33 (permalink) Old 2019-12-16, 06:07 PM
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My laptop doesn't seem to want to go over 50Mbps.
That's likely a limitation of the laptop. A good laptop or device with a high quality AC wifi chip will get a 600Mbps or higher connection and up to 300Mbps speeds. Drop down to a lower quality or dated AC chip and that will drop significantly to about 1/2 or 1/4 those speeds. A typical wifi N chip will max out at about 75Mbps and G about 25Mbps.
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post #33 of 33 (permalink) Old 2019-12-17, 08:39 PM
 
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I have the 300 plan. Just checked my 2012 MBP for download speed. Wasn't expecting much after reading your post, but I got 225 download wireless. So can't complain.
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