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wifi speeds #595212 05/20/13 09:07 PM
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Macbook with B/G/N reaches 50Mbs, Windows machine with B/G gets 50Mbs, my imac with B/G gets 20Mbs. All together in same room. Why?

Re: wifi speeds [Re: seanog] #595577 05/28/13 12:44 AM
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Are you sure that the Windows machine is only B/G? Even though G is rated at 50, to get anything close to it consistently is rare. Even though G is rated at 50 best case, with overhead of retransmission for errors you're lucky to get 20-25 average in the real world.

Re: wifi speeds [Re: Reboot] #595606 05/28/13 10:09 PM
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Distance from router? My Mac Mini gets 48 - 54 transmit rate from my AirPort Express located about 12 feet away, but my wife's Mac Mini gets only 18 - 36 transmit rate from the DLink router about 30 feet away from her computer's location. Both computers are G only. That doesn't present a problem, since our cable speed is only 10mbps.


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Re: wifi speeds [Re: MacBozo] #595865 06/03/13 10:45 AM
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Just tried again all computers together in same place:
Macbook 52.14
Imac 18.36
Windows 39.07
So distance is not playing any role.


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