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  Reply # 2171463 1-Feb-2019 20:20
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Probably yes but not as good as running a Huawei 659b

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  Reply # 2171470 1-Feb-2019 20:21
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Talkiet: Probably yes but not as good as running a Huawei 659b

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Really, shall I get an Edgerouter X?

 

Currently rocking a TPLink C3150 V2


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2171482 1-Feb-2019 20:37
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and using the windows 10 speedtest.net app you get?

 

its by far one of the best for giving the best speed


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  Reply # 2171485 1-Feb-2019 20:41
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Jase2985:

 

and using the windows 10 speedtest.net app you get?

 

its by far one of the best for giving the best speed

 

 

 

 

Windows 10 app + C3150 V2, even slower :(

 


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  Reply # 2171486 1-Feb-2019 20:41
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Going to try connecting through my computer.


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  Reply # 2171507 1-Feb-2019 21:00
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Windows 10 app on PC directly connected to ONT through Ethernet cable, definitely quicker but still far slower than gigabit.

 

 

 

 

Internal wiring should be ok, from my PC through switch to NAS can sustain 100MBytes/s without any issue.


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  Reply # 2171509 1-Feb-2019 21:04
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still think the issue is within your setup.

 

its the case in about 99% of slow speed results

 

your connection is setup for gigabit as shown by the 600+mbps result


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  Reply # 2171510 1-Feb-2019 21:05
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throw the hg659 back in there


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  Reply # 2171512 1-Feb-2019 21:08
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Jase2985:

 

throw the hg659 back in there

 

 

 

 

Dont have it anymore :(


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  Reply # 2171513 1-Feb-2019 21:09
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Getting in touch with TP Link support.

 

I expect better performance on a 300 dollar router, it should at latest match my PC connection. Maybe PPPoE offloading is not enabled or something.


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  Reply # 2171514 1-Feb-2019 21:09
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its known to work at gigabit speeds with PPPoE

 

so im still with your gear is whats giving you the slow speeds


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  Reply # 2171515 1-Feb-2019 21:11
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its quiet common for those expensive routers to underperform

 

dont bye into the hype buy something thats known to perform and has been proven


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  Reply # 2171517 1-Feb-2019 21:18
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Jase2985:

 

its quiet common for those expensive routers to underperform

 

dont bye into the hype buy something thats known to perform and has been proven

 

 

 

 

What would be an affordable router to handle gigabit fiber (across multiple vendors not just PPPoE)

 

EdgeRouter X or MikroTik ?


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  Reply # 2171518 1-Feb-2019 21:19
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zyo:

 

Getting in touch with TP Link support.

 

I expect better performance on a 300 dollar router, it should at latest match my PC connection. Maybe PPPoE offloading is not enabled or something.

 

Not at all. I've seen $600 routers perform poorly...

 

From: https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=66&topicid=197871 

 

A note on consumer grade routers: Most are overpriced garbage. I'm yet to find a router in the consumer market (with the exception of the Ubiquiti AmpliFi) that can outperform a "enterprise grade" solution on both price and performance. Don't get sucked in. The word "Gaming" is a buzzword that is often thrown about and means nothing - there is nothing these routers can actually do to improve your gaming ability especially if you're playing over Wireless. This is also mentioned below again as I see too many people getting sucked in. Do your research, if the all in one router costs over $350 then take a step back and consider either the Grandstream or Ubiquiti solutions as these are not much more price wise and will outperform any router in this price. If you're needing basic WiFi along with a router that can do anything then the Huawei HG659 is honestly the best solution here.

 

If you've got a HG659 then test with that. If you want more advanced then the Edgerouter X works well (there is also one for sale here: https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=77&topicid=245356). Also try booting your PC into Linux as I've quoted in this thread as some PC's (like my own - which is also a Xeon with 32gb of ECC ram) perform poorly in Windows for some strange reason.





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  Reply # 2171523 1-Feb-2019 21:30
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michaelmurfy:

 

zyo:

 

Getting in touch with TP Link support.

 

I expect better performance on a 300 dollar router, it should at latest match my PC connection. Maybe PPPoE offloading is not enabled or something.

 

Not at all. I've seen $600 routers perform poorly...

 

From: https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=66&topicid=197871 

 

A note on consumer grade routers: Most are overpriced garbage. I'm yet to find a router in the consumer market (with the exception of the Ubiquiti AmpliFi) that can outperform a "enterprise grade" solution on both price and performance. Don't get sucked in. The word "Gaming" is a buzzword that is often thrown about and means nothing - there is nothing these routers can actually do to improve your gaming ability especially if you're playing over Wireless. This is also mentioned below again as I see too many people getting sucked in. Do your research, if the all in one router costs over $350 then take a step back and consider either the Grandstream or Ubiquiti solutions as these are not much more price wise and will outperform any router in this price. If you're needing basic WiFi along with a router that can do anything then the Huawei HG659 is honestly the best solution here.

 

If you've got a HG659 then test with that. If you want more advanced then the Edgerouter X works well (there is also one for sale here: https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=77&topicid=245356). Also try booting your PC into Linux as I've quoted in this thread as some PC's (like my own - which is also a Xeon with 32gb of ECC ram) perform poorly in Windows for some strange reason.

 

 

 

 

I used to own an R7000 and it was marvellous in handling gigabit fiber (stock firmware/advanced tomato doesn't matter)

 

EdgeRouter X looks interesting, couple of questions:

 

1. It seems to be cheaper than ERL but has switching capability, does it handle PPPoE/VLAN and all the usual NZ ISP stuff well in combination with Gigabit UFB? If so what would be the reason to get it over ERL (I understand they are different hardware architecture)?

 

2. Are there any hardware revisions, that 2nd hand one is couple of years old how does it compare to new ones.

 

3. I have a TP-Link TL-SF1008P with 802.3af poe and I understand EdgeRouter X uses Passive POE in (so 48V vs 24V difference?) Are there any adaptors available so I can power EdgeRouter X from my TP-Link switch? I am asking this because I do not have any power ports available in my network cabinet.

 

 

 

Thanks for your time.


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