Latest AEBS Slows Down New Cable Modem Throughput

icolove

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Jan 27, 2012
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Hey All

I recently had my internet service upgraded with Rogers in Ontario.

They gave me the Hitron CGN3ROG modem/router.

When the Hitron is plugged directly into my computer, throughput is 320Mbps according to speedtest.

If I bridge the Hitron and put it through the latest AEBS, I only get 90Mbps. I cannot for the life of my figure out why that is.

I did the normal firmware update check and full restore of AEBS, that hasn't helped.

Has this been an issue for anyone else?
 
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hkoster1

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Jul 29, 2012
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Incredibly high speeds you mention! I suspect that you really mean 320 Mbps (bits "b", not bytes "B"). That 90 Mbps via your AEBS suggests that you are using a poor Cat 5 Ethernet cable, so my advice is to replace it with a Cat 6 cable and test again.
 

icolove

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Jan 27, 2012
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Incredibly high speeds you mention! I suspect that you really mean 320 Mbps (bits "b", not bytes "B"). That 90 Mbps via your AEBS suggests that you are using a poor Cat 5 Ethernet cable, so my advice is to replace it with a Cat 6 cable and test again.
haha, fixed. Thanks. :)

They only gave Cat 5 cables in the box, I will go get a CAT6... thanks.
 

icolove

macrumors regular
Original poster
Jan 27, 2012
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Incredibly high speeds you mention! I suspect that you really mean 320 Mbps (bits "b", not bytes "B"). That 90 Mbps via your AEBS suggests that you are using a poor Cat 5 Ethernet cable, so my advice is to replace it with a Cat 6 cable and test again.
CAT 6 cable fixed the issue.
 
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