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Topic # 245560 10-Feb-2019 19:41
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Hi everyone! im about to move house and get gigabit internet at new place. The place we cant run cables through the walls etc and I am looking for a solution. I have a budget of $1000 for the wifi upgrade and I am wanting to get fast speeds no problems throughout the house. The house is small only 120 square metres 

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  Reply # 2176072 10-Feb-2019 20:05
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Don't expect to be doing full gbit over wireless.




If your happy with probably about 300~400mbit around, then a mesh setup correctly placed would go well.


I've seen plenty of places make do with running a cable or two up the hallway and then just using switches in rooms as 'hub points'

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  Reply # 2178177 14-Feb-2019 10:42
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What is powerline like these days? I can see there are gigabit adapters from Dlink advertised.


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  Reply # 2178191 14-Feb-2019 11:07
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Try putting a single good quality router up high, central to the house. That's all I do, and I get good internet inside and acceptable internet outside. If you really want > 100Mbps you should look at a mesh network, powerline networking, or running cables. You probably don't need gigabit to each device, and any key devices that need high speeds should be ethernet.

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What is powerline like these days? I can see there are gigabit adapters from Dlink advertised.



They're "ok".  You won't get gig speeds, you'll get similar to WiFi speeds.  

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