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  #2586426 16-Oct-2020 19:55
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Delorean: I do wonder if you had a gigabit connection (950/450) what the ‘real world’ speeds you could achieve?

 

its wifi its meaningless


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  #2586427 16-Oct-2020 19:57
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Jase2985:

Delorean: I do wonder if you had a gigabit connection (950/450) what the ‘real world’ speeds you could achieve?


its wifi its meaningless



Yeah, however they are providing these routers with plans that can achieve a gigabit throughput.

I know I get around 700/400 on my wifi on a good day or 400/200 most other days

 
 
 
 


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  #2586429 16-Oct-2020 20:22
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Delorean: 

I know I get around 700/400 on my wifi on a good day or 400/200 most other days

 

if you have a good AP you should get 2-3 devices doing 3-400mbps simultaneously

 

but don't ever expect to get gig over a basic home wifi router 


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  #2586432 16-Oct-2020 20:40
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nztim:

Delorean: 

I know I get around 700/400 on my wifi on a good day or 400/200 most other days


if you have a good AP you should get 2-3 devices doing 3-400mbps simultaneously


but don't ever expect to get gig over a basic home wifi router 



Sounds about right. I guess the plans it would work well on are the 100/20

Curious of the performance on the 950/450 as the original google wifi would not perform on a gigabit connection.

They must have done significant upgrades on this version


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  #2586433 16-Oct-2020 21:05
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Delorean: Sounds about right. I guess the plans it would work well on are the 100/20

Curious of the performance on the 950/450 as the original google wifi would not perform on a gigabit connection.

They must have done significant upgrades on this version

 

I am hoping to get my hands on an Aruba AP-515 802.11ax AP this will be the true test of 1GIG data rate over wifi

 

 

 

 


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  #2586436 16-Oct-2020 21:35
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Delorean: I do wonder if you had a gigabit connection (950/450) what the ‘real world’ speeds you could achieve?

 

 

I got a 900 Mbps connection and my phone was showing 650 Mbps. My laptop was showing 800 Mbps.





 

 

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  #2586439 16-Oct-2020 21:41
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freitasm:

Delorean: I do wonder if you had a gigabit connection (950/450) what the ‘real world’ speeds you could achieve?



I got a 900 Mbps connection and my phone was showing 650 Mbps. My laptop was showing 800 Mbps.



That is impressive! So would you recommend one of these google routers over a fritzbox 7590 in terms of performance and wifi range?

 
 
 
 


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  #2586441 16-Oct-2020 21:54
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freitasm:

 

Delorean: I do wonder if you had a gigabit connection (950/450) what the ‘real world’ speeds you could achieve?

 

 

I got a 900 Mbps connection and my phone was showing 650 Mbps. My laptop was showing 800 Mbps.

 

 

can you give us some iperf tests to another device on the LAN ?

 

 


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  #2586444 16-Oct-2020 21:58
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Delorean:

 

freitasm:

 

I got a 900 Mbps connection and my phone was showing 650 Mbps. My laptop was showing 800 Mbps.

 



That is impressive! So would you recommend one of these google routers over a fritzbox 7590 in terms of performance and wifi range?

 

 

Reality is that both the Fritzbox 7590 and the Google Nest will perform similarly. The Frtizbox has a built-in VPN, parental controls have more features (basically on FritzBox you can set time range a device can be connected to the network plus a daily time usage while the Google Nest only has a time range). FritzBox 7590 has support for DoT (DNS over TLS). Both support mesh network. Google Nest mesh devices also work as smart speakers.  

 

It might come down to which one looks better - in that sense the Google Nest is a much better-looking device. 





 

 

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  #2586445 16-Oct-2020 22:08
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Reality is that both the Fritzbox 7590 and the Google Nest will perform similarly. The Frtizbox has a built-in VPN, parental controls have more features (basically on FritzBox you can set time range a device can be connected to the network plus a daily time usage while the Google Nest only has a time range). FritzBox 7590 has support for DoT (DNS over TLS). Both support mesh network. Google Nest mesh devices also work as smart speakers.  


It might come down to which one looks better - in that sense the Google Nest is a much better-looking device. 



It’s refreshing there is another ISP supplied device that performs as intended, whereas some of the “gaming routers” with AX and a big price tag only give sub par performance.

Are you with Orcon with this device? I am assuming it plugs directly into the ONT and supports VLAN tagging?

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  #2586446 16-Oct-2020 22:18
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I am using it on 2degrees. It will work with any ISP - it's bundled with Orcon but available from retail. Yes, you plug it directly to the ONT and it was updated to support VLAN so it could be sold in New Zealand/Australia.





 

 

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  #2586690 17-Oct-2020 17:45
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I am using it on 2degrees. It will work with any ISP - it's bundled with Orcon but available from retail. Yes, you plug it directly to the ONT and it was updated to support VLAN so it could be sold in New Zealand/Australia.



This is a great router, just purchased on for a really good deal. Did you manage to get IPv6 working? I am on voyager with PPPoE so I assume the settings would be similar to 2degrees

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I asked Orcon about this a few days ago because I wanted to upgrade when my contract expires and they said they have no information on when it will be available.


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  #2586828 17-Oct-2020 23:01
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geekzen:

 

I asked Orcon about this a few days ago because I wanted to upgrade when my contract expires and they said they have no information on when it will be available.

 

 

Vague reference at the end of the release: "From late October, Orcon will provide new naked fibre customers with a Google Nest Wifi router at no additional cost. Additional satellites are available for $5 / month each."





 

 

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