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Slow speeds over wifi

I have Comcast gig internet along with 2 eero pros and 3 beacons that plug in. Across the board I'm only pulling 80-100mbs at all wifi points. ( via speed tests )  At the eero pro gateway it says the speed test in the app is 930 on up. Why is the router ( eero pro ) dumbing down the speed?. Ive reset,  reboot and I'm using all new cables. I'm also using a brand new netgear docsis 3.1 modem up to 2 gigs.

 

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  • i have the same setup but get 800+ on the wired connections and around 350-400 on the wifi ones. I'd start by building the network up from the main router.  Test that speed on the eero app (930?).  Then start adding connections. I found that bad crimps on the ends of the cat5e cables prohibited gig speeds (built into my house). I recrimped a bunch of them.  So if you're using those, stop and use plain cat 5e or cat6 cables. 

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      • NWfresh360
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      • 5 days ago
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      flylow47 good pointers. My wires come out of my home run panel into a gig switch then that energizes the cat 5e jack which the modem is plugged into that then it split off with the erro. Guess I'll check connections next. 

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  • My recommendation is to check each one of them...I had to recrimp all of mine for whatever reason. 100mbps no problem, but 1000mpbs was a different story and all 8 wires had to be crimped perfectly.

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      flylow47  good to know.  i guess my wiring could be outdated also. House is about 5 years old. It was wired i believe with cat 5e. Don't think cat 6 was the norm then. 

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      • 4 days ago
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      NWfresh360 Cat5e is plenty to handle 1000mpbs. The Cat6 is good for 10GBPS. I have 5e, which has been standard for many years - I originally thought my wiring (2006 era) was the problem, but it turned out to be the crimps and was worth my while to buy the crimpers and a bag of 100 connections. One suggestion - before you cut a connection, take a photo closeup of it, or writedown the order of the 8 individual wires' insulation color. There are at least 2 different ways to order the wires - striped blue, blue, stripped orange, etc.  the crimper will likely have a diagram as well on how you set it up. it's tedious.

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