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So Comcast in my area just upgraded our internet speed from 25mbps to 50mbps and for the past few weeks ive been having some serious speed issues both on and off router. Today though it seems i got my speed issues corrected, but only when hardwired to the modem (bypassing the router). My router is an older Buffalo WHR-54GS and im wondering if my speed issues could be caused by it or if there is something else im missing here. These speed issues only started when they did the upgrade, before that my speeds were perfectly fine.

Speeds without the router connected are in the 50-60 mbps range. With the router connected the range drops to 20-35 mbps.

Should i just head to best buy and buy a router to try out or is this a comcast issue?
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I would just go to best buy and get another router,anything besides buffalo.
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Originally Posted by Fishinfan View Post

I would just go to best buy and get another router,anything besides buffalo.

not sure why you dont like buffalo, but it doesnt matter. I went out and got a couple routers and nothing helped.

still not sure whats going on
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which routers did you get and try?
    
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which routers did you get and try?

Belkin N600 and Netgear WNDR3700. Neither of which made any difference.
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