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Author Topic: Possible to use on Gigabit?  (Read 3174 times)

Tumdace

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Possible to use on Gigabit?
« on: October 21, 2018, 10:02:21 AM »

Is there any way to get my DIR-655 Rev A (1.35NA firmware) to attain gigabit speeds, or do I have to purchase a new router?

Just recently switched to Gigabit Rogers, and the  modem/router sucks, constantly lags on Twitch and Netflix.

So I hooked up my DIR-655, and it solved the lag on Twitch but my max download caps at 225mbps.

Any way to get this router to 1000mbps or do I basically have to buy a new router?
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FurryNutz

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Re: Possible to use on Gigabit?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2018, 11:29:04 AM »

Welcome!

Unfortunately this is a HW limiation of the 655. Since the tech wasn't probably available way back then for the WAN side, nothing was designed for it. You'll need some thing newer...Maybe a DIR-878 or COVR C1203. Gamer or Streamer or average user? Let us know if we can help find a newer generation router.

Whats the Mfr and model# of the ISP modem/Router?
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Cable: 1Gb/50Mb>NetGear CM1200>DIR-882>HP 24pt Gb Switch. COVR-1202/2202/3902,DIR-2660/80,3xDGL-4500s,DIR-LX1870,857,835,827,815,890L,880L,868L,836L,810L,685,657,3x655s,645,628,601,DNR-202L,DNS-345,DCS-933L,936L,960L and 8000LH.