Time capsule dual band data rate

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by mmoran27, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. mmoran27 macrumors 6502

    Oct 23, 2006
    Aren't N devices supposed to connect at 300 Mbps? G devices are connecting at 54 Mbps.

    My N devices are getting 270 Mbps.

    They are using same SSID and WPA pw.
  2. skorpien macrumors 68020

    Jan 14, 2008
    300 Mbps is the theoretical maximum data rate. On my 5GHz network, my MB connects at 300 Mbps, yet my MBP connects at 270 Mbps. I've never been able to connect at 300 Mbps for my MBP. But then again if you're just browsing, even 54 Mbps is probably more than enough for your ISP's data rate.
  3. RexTraverse macrumors 6502

    Feb 10, 2008
    RF interference caused by distance, walls, other devices nearby on the 5Ghz frequency, etc...

    270Mbit/s is still really good.

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