Wifi speed extremely slow after new hardware

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by extrafuzzyllama, Nov 12, 2016.

  1. extrafuzzyllama

    extrafuzzyllama Limp Gawd

    Jul 29, 2010
    I recently decided to setup my hardware I bought few months ago.
    I decided to get rid of the wifi router I was using(wndr3700v1) and setup a Uniquiti EdgeRouter lite and an open mesh AP(mr1750). I decided to use my wifi router as a temp switch only until I got a new switch. So I reset the wifi router,setup the AP and router and tested the speed and it went dropped to about 1/3 of the speeds I was getting with the wifi router. I tested the speed via Ethernet directly with the edgerouter and the temp switch and the speeds were great about 230mbps. I tried rebooting everything but that didn't help. I then tried to reconfigure the wifi router to also use the wifi part of it to see if my open mesh AP was at fault but no the wifi router speeds were also down.
    I'm not sure what is the issue and would like some recommendations on how to troubleshoot this issue.
    I know my wifi speeds won't match my wired speeds but I was consistently getting about 170-190mbps on 5ghz wifi and it's now down to 30-50mbps