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Vivid 200 gamer, only 130mb down speed

Hi all,

I have just had installed today the vivid 200 gamer. I have split the networks in to both 2.5 and 5ghz channels and no matter what I seem to do I cannot get above 130mb down speed, upload is perfect averaging 20 and the ping at 8 on average.

I do not have the ability to test wired connection but have a few friends who have 200mb down on wireless. I have checked my phone Huawei P9 plus and it supports up to 300mb down speed so cant be the device.

Has anyone had any similar experiences and does it require a call to the support/tech team possibly? The only reason I am concerned is we pay the difference between 150 and 200 gamer to have the 200 down not 130.

I am literally sat next to the hub and there doesn't seen to be any other wireless networks my devices pick up in the area so can't imagine it been interference.

Any helps is greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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I wouldn't be too concerned about 130 on a mobile phone. When you get a chance to do a proper test it's more than likely to be 200

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I wouldn't be too concerned about 130 on a mobile phone. When you get a chance to do a proper test it's more than likely to be 200
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Thanks pal I will give it another shot on a laptop, thank you for the speedy response.
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Cool, keep us updated
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You can never go by wireless speeds as maximum throughputs differ widely from device to device. You have to test wired but I'm pretty sure you're getting the full 200Mb.
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Re: Vivid 200 gamer, only 130mb down speed

As a heads up laptops tend to have cheaper parts, especially the networking side. If wired tests come back around 85-90Mbs then the laptop may not have gigabit ports, or the cable may not be good enough (needs to be a good, undamaged cat5e or better)

Only adding as this is common laptop occurrence.
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Re: Vivid 200 gamer, only 130mb down speed

The only concern I have is I have a friend who managed to get 200 down on his phone on the speedtest.net site, I will see how it goes, thanks all.
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