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I realized that when I connect my laptop directly to my ISP modem I get close to the 60 Mbps speed that they advertise. But when I connect my laptop directly to my wifi router through a cable or wirelessly I only get around 25 Mbps speed. Do you think I need to change my router? The router I have is Sitecom WL-611 300N with the following specs Maximum Wireless Speed: 300 Mbps WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (11 Mbps) 802.11g (54 Mbps) 802.11n (draft 2.0)

Do you think I can get close to 60 Mbps with my current router or I have to change completely. Thanks regards

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Clearly you won't be able to get 60Mbps on a wireless connection. Furthermore its very likely the modem has 10/100/1000 ports and your router only has 10/100 based on the age of it. The fact it has slower ports would explain the speed difference. – Ramhound Apr 5 '13 at 11:53

Clearly, there is a drop in speed from modem to router, even on ethernet. The router you have does support 10/100 ethernet ports, but 60Mbps should not be a problem over 10/100 ethernet. I would recommend upgrading to a Gigabit router or at least borrowing and testing speeds with a gigabit router. It should solve the speed issue and give you some nice file transfer speeds over ethernet.

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