What’s the fastest 802.11ac (wifi5) wifi system possible?¶
Let’s look at all known top-performing 802.11ac wifi systems.
What classifies as a “Top-Performer” 802.11ac wifi system?¶
If you see the 802.11ac system advertised as capable of achieving 1733.2 mbps (or close to this number) on the 5Ghz band.
This means that the theoretical 802.11ac speed on 5Ghz band (using 80Mhz channel, 256-QAM, 400 ns GI):
- 4 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 1733.2 mbps
How do I find these “Top-Performer” models?¶
On this site, look for:
This is classified as a “Top-Performer” and therefore the fastest 802.11ac wifi system.
List of “Top-Performer” 802.11ac wifi systems¶
- Archer C2600
- Archer C2700
- Archer C3150
- Archer C3150 V2
- Archer C5200
- Archer C5400
- Archer C5400X