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TP-Link Archer A20 Ac400 Wireless Router Review (Page 4)

Tyler Bernath | Jul 10, 2019 at 10:00 am CDT - 0 mins, 56 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 81%Manufacturer: TP-Link

LAN and WLAN Throughput

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Testing followed our standard procedure with the test system listed above. For LAN throughput the Archer A20 did quite well offering 946mbps

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Wireless throughput started with the A20 reaching 154.98 in 2.4GHz and 661.44 in 5GHz. The second 5GHz band produced 654.82 putting this router just under the C5400v2 in our charts.

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Mobile throughput offered 541.95 with our iPhoneXR, second in our current charts.

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Above, we have throughput at distances of 5,10,20 and 30ft line of sight. For the Archer A20, we start at 77Mbps at 5ft and moving out to 10ft we see a slight increase to 96.4Mbps. At 20ft this regresses to 81Mbps, and at 30Ft we hold 85Mbps.

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We have the same thing here for the 5GHz band. For this test, I was able to put the Archer up against the Deco M4 in single and 3 node setup. The Archer starts off strong at 538Mbps and moving out to 10Ft we hold that performance at 541Mbps. At 20Ft we see a sharp drop to 374Mbps and at 30Ft finishing up at 333Mbps.

Last updated: Nov 15, 2019 at 01:16 pm CST

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