802.11n 300 Mbps and 802.11ac 867 Mbps Wireless Routers in Real-World Report


Because QNAP Virtualization Station and other services needs more and more bandwidth, I bought a Asus RT-AC1200G+ to replace RT-AC51u and netis WF2190 to upgrade to 802.11ac 867Mbps. Expecting to replace my wired  Gigabit Ethernet.

Things doesn’t go well. I experience random reboots with Asus RT-AC1200G+ but learn the complexity of wireless implement. While working on it, an Edimax engineer give me a hand and send me an Edimax BR-6478AC V2. Dolly from Asus also provides me an unpublic firmware to test. And all the commends on post. Without their help, I couldn’t get my wireless working properly.

Therefore, I decide to write this post to share my real-world experience. It will be update continuously.

Let’s begin from knowing my devices, network map, and placement:
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QNAP TS-119PII with Different Wireless Device on Mac OSX File Transfer Performance Report


I did this test because uploading files to NAS is incredible slow today. The only different is my new WF2190 last week. I spends hours to do a full check of my NAS and eventually find out it is related to driver. I didn’t uninstall D-Link DWA-171 rev A1‘s Realtek driver before installing netis WF2190. During the test, I also learned the difference of my WiFi devices.

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