TP-Link Deco X76 Plus vs X96 vs Linksys AXE8400 Mesh WiFi 6E Systems: Three new high-end mesh systems offering a 6GHz backhaul channel

We have already seen Asus and Netgear launch WiFi 6E routers, offering reliable ultra-fast connections using 160Mhz on the 6Ghz frequency. TP-Link & Linksys are taking a different approach with their first WiFi 6E devices, and just straight in with a mesh system. TP-Link have the Deco X76 Plus and the X96 Plus while Linksys … Read more

Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000 Wi-Fi 6E Router with 6GHz gets listed on Amazon. How does it compare vs GT-AX11000 & Xiaomi Mi Router AX6000?

The Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000 was announced back in September, but somehow, I completely missed it. This is the first proper Wi-Fi 6E router to be announced. This week it, it was finally made available on Amazon US for a hefty $549.99, $100 more than the GT-AX11000 it replaces. Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000 vs Asus … Read more

Wi-Fi 6E is here, sort of. Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210 network adapter now available, but no routers with Wi-Fi 6E yet

I first posted about Wi-Fi 6E in February and have previously said the Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 is the best chance of a first client device, with routers with the new tech going mainstream at a much later date. It looks like I was wrong, a few days ago, Intel quietly launched the new Intel Wi-Fi … Read more

Qualcomm launches tri-band Wi-Fi 6E Immersive 318 & 316 Home for true multi-gig mesh Wi-Fi 6 systems thanks to 6GHz channels

Wi-Fi 6 has finally gone mainstream with dozens of Wi-Fi 6 routers and mesh Wi-Fi systems as well as most flagship phones and laptops all coming with the new superspeed tech. Wi-Fi 6E, 6 GHz and 160 Hz channel width However, the current Wi-Fi 6 chipset only use the older 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz channels which … Read more

Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 & 6700 will offer Wi-Fi 6E with true multi-gig speeds thanks to seven 160 MHz channels

Wi-Fi 6 is fantastic, but it is not quite as revolutionary in speeds as you might hope. For most scenarios, the best connection you are likely to achieve is a 2×2 on 80Mhz channels giving you a connection rate of 1200mbps. That is a far cry from the 4804 Mbps you will see printed on … Read more

Honor Router 3 vs Huawei WiFi AX3 – The same dual-core Wi-Fi 6+ hardware – Cheapest Wi-Fi 6 routers

Yesterday, in China, Honor revealed their first Wi-Fi 6+ router at an incredible price of just 219 Yuan (£25/$31). I think this would make it the cheaper Wi-Fi 6 router on the market, albeit in China. In the UK the cheapest option I can find is the ASUS RT-AX56U at £135.49 on Amazon or the … Read more