Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2020 7:58 Post subject: Atrocious wifi speeds on R7000P (Latest Kong > Latest BS)
I was on Kong's last build, so I figured I'd update to the latest BS build just for the sake of updating, but after doing so, my wireless speeds went from ~470Mbps, down to 80-100Mbps, regardless of Channel/Width settings.
I've attached a few images of my current settings. Please let me know if you need more info.
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Last edited by Retr0 on Sun Dec 06, 2020 2:31; edited 4 times in total
Thanks for the help, egc. Unfortunately, changing that setting had zero effect on speed. This router is connected to a XB6 gateway, however the gateway is unable to (reliably) provide these speeds, which is why I'm using the R7000P. I'm not sure what's going on, because if you look at the "Rate" in the first screenshot, it's showing 780Mbps.
Well, I've done some more troubleshooting, such as factory reset (via the GUI), messing with extension channels, etc. and I am simply at a brick wall.
What's interesting is that, before I updated, my speeds were phenomenal. To my knowledge, I never really messed with anything other than setting up SSIDs and enabling USB support for Entware. Again, that was using Kong's final release. I am really trying to avoid reverting back to Netgear's firmware and starting fresh... Only as a last resort.
What gets me is that, I never messed with any of those settings before to get the speeds I had.
This was my initial thought, however 3 brand new cables are giving the same results.
Just went ahead and downgraded once more to Kong's latest build (39960), and I am STILL getting these crap speeds.
Question: Could it be my gateway (Xfinity XB6) suddenly refusing to provide the speeds to the router? If so, I would be surprised, since I've made no changes to the gateway. Unless Xfinity themselves did something...