[Cerowrt-devel] [Bloat] cerowrt 3.3.8-17: nice latency improvements, some issues with bind

Jonathan Morton chromatix99 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 06:20:52 EDT 2012

On 18 Aug, 2012, at 12:38 pm, Török Edwin wrote:

> Shouldn't wireless N be able to do 200 - 300 Mbps though? If I enable debugging in iwl4965 I see that it
> starts TX aggregation, so not sure whats wrong (router or laptop?). With encryption off I can get at most 160 Mbps.

That's only the raw data rate - many non-ideal effects conspire to reduce this by at least half in practice.

I don't think anyone has ever seen the full theoretical throughput on wireless - at this point it's just a marketing number to indicate "this one is newer and better" to the technically illiterate.

 - Jonathan

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