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wireless N speed

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My wireless give me a 72 Mb/s connection speed, but i'm using wireless N.
The speed must be 150 Mb/s or higher, how can i speed up the connection speed?.
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Re: wireless N speed

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Does you ISP even supply that high of a bandwidth? If not, then no.
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Yes they supply that, friends of me have 150 Mb/s speed.
They have the same ISP as me, onley they use Windows 7.
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What's the max speed when you are directly connected to the modem via a DSL line? Can you go to www.speedtest.net and verify you speed?
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I'm talking about the connection of my laptop whit my acces point, not my internet speed.
But now i know my internet speed is not correct also i must have 100mb up and down, and it is now 30mb up and down.
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If you have a 150 Mbps connection, the 150 speed is only theoretical. The true speed will always be slower - and you will only near 150 when you are very close to the access point or router. 72 Mbps wireless-N is not bad if there is a wall in-between.

Maybe you can get higher speeds with computers that have a 300 Mbps wifi card. If the signal is so bad that you have only half speed, a 150 Mbps wifi card will have 75 Mbps signal while a 300 one will have 150 Mbps signal. At least, if your router supports the 300 Mbps 802.11n standard.
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Ok its not bad thats true, but there is no wall.
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What wifi card do you have? Please run inxi -N in terminal and post the output.
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Here is the output

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inxi -N
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter driver: rtl8192ce 
           Card-2: Atheros AR8152 v2.0 Fast Ethernet driver: atl1c 
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Ok, you have Realtek RTL8188CE wifi. That's only a 150Mbps card, meaning the actual speed will always be lower than 150Mbps.

Maybe speed can be improved by installing an updated driver. Please download compat-wireless-2.6.tar.bz2 from here: http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Downl ... he_tarball
After unpacking the downloaded file, please go to the folder where you unpacked it, and run this in terminal:

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./scripts/driver-select rtlwifi
make
sudo make install
Then please reboot and go to speedtest.net again.
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The speed is the same as before.
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