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I'm running at 12mbs and want to upgrade to comcasts 50 deal...

they are claiming I NEED to use their Modem and wireles router ...

is this BS?

I have a Motorola SB5101 modem and a WRGT54S linksys boost router
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okay answering my own question ... looks like I need to upgrade to a docsis 3.0 modem ...

found this one on new egg.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...scrollFullInfo

Docsis in your area?
http://www.broadbandreports.com/foru...-in-California
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right, you need the SB6210
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Hi All I picked up a SB6210 and have done some more reading and looks like I need to upgrade my good ole WRT54g boost wireless router....

A> I updated my mac address for the modem with CRAPcast... and things fired up ... went from 12mb/4.3 avg to 13.3/3.2 avg ...

-power cylced router and modem ... no luck
-ran modem to PC ... no change

they are coming out tomorrow .... anyone have any solutions? thoughts etc

Model Name: SB6120
Vendor Name: Motorola
Firmware Name: SB612X-1.0.3.3-SCM00-NOSH
Boot Version: PSPU-Boot 1.0.0.4m1
Hardware Version: 3.0
Serial Number: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Firmware Build Time: Aug 12 2010 13:58:19
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Did you contact Comcast they have to update to MAC address on file to the one from your Motorola. I ran into this problem when I bought mine.

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Originally Posted by Tempest_Inc View Post
Did you contact Comcast they have to update to MAC address on file to the one from your Motorola. I ran into this problem when I bought mine.

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yes I did updated my mac with comcast but still not even close to the speed I should see ...

they are coming out tomorrow hopefully they'll have an answer...
Edited by wirefox - 1/19/11 at 9:07pm
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