Intel AX411 vs AX211 vs AX210 Wi-Fi 6E Modules Compared – Sadly not Wi-Fi 7 but new Double Connect feature & limited to CNVio2

When I was updating my Wi-Fi drivers for the  Netgear Wi-Fi 6E Orbi RBKE963 review, I came across some new products that Intel had quietly launched, the Intel AX411 and AX211. Both of these products launched at the end of 2021, but there is hardly any information on them, and this comparison is somewhat limited … Read more

Ubiquiti UniFi U6-Enterprise vs U6-Pro vs U6-LR vs U6-Lite – Ubiquiti announces the cheapest Wi-Fi 6E access point

Ubiquiti were a bit slow to adopt Wi-Fi 6, but they made up for it by launching the superb Unifi Wi-Fi 6 Lite, which at the time was by far the best affordable access point you could buy and still is one the best choices. Ubiquiti have therefore surprised me by being one of the … Read more

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