How fast is the airport extreme in terms of mbps?
- Asked by David C from Myersville
QA AirPort Extreme Base Station
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2 Answers from the Community
These are what my tests have shown.
Ethernet = 1 Gbps
Wireless G, Wireless N (2.4 GHz) = 130 Mbps
Wireless N (5 GHz) = 300 Mbps
However, it really depends on the bandwidth coming into the router that makes these speeds attainable... The data rate you receive from your ISP affects the real speeds you can utilize. Here is a great website to test your speed from various servers depending on your area: www.speakeasy.net ... and look for speed test.
- Answered by Christopher M from Burlington
You will usually get about 130 mbps if you are using 802.11n. You will get about 54 mbps on 802.11g, though it depends on how close or how far you are away from your base station. If you want to check your speed, and your on mac go into the utilities foler and find network utility, then click on the info tab. In the drop-down menu look for (en1). In the link speed row your speed should be shown.
- Answered by Judy R from Fond Du Lac