I found out Microsoft is locking Wifi 6-E behind a Windows 11 upgrade wall. So if you want to stick with 10 or lower you are punished with slower internet speeds. There's some action to be taken about this. Linux's wifi has always been shit so that's not an answer. Wifi 7 which supports speeds faster than ethernet will probably be for Windows 12 too when it's released in 2024.https://kb.netgear.com/000064414/Does-my-Microsoft-Windows-PC-support-WiFi-6Ehttps://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/09/netgear-adapter-adds-wi-fi-6e-support-to-pcs-via-usb-a/?comments=1&start=40
>>88772491>Linux's wifi has always been shitLeast delusional Freetard?Anyway, just update to 11. Stop being such crybabies.
>>88772491Literally just use eternity for fuck sake.
Brainlet hereHow would wifi7 get better speeds than Ethernet if Ethernet is a copper cable and has way less resistance than air?
>>88772491>>88772535>Linux's wifi has always been shitworks on my machine, you're just retarded>>88772535>Anyway, just update to 11. Stop being such crybabies.very good goy, now go back
>>88772654He means 1gb ethernet. Wifi 7 should go over 1gb/s.
>>88772491>punished with slower internet speedsdoes a newer wifi standard force your isp to bring in more bandwidth or how does that work
>>88772535>>88772639>trannyhouabsolutely proprietary, go back
>>88772491Imagine actually using wifi. Fucking pathetic.
>>88772491wifi 5 is more than enough.
>>88772654WiFi is still half-duplex, even WiFi 7.Any full-duplex, which from 1GBE is mandatory, therefore wins by default.
>>88772491I use ethernet like God intended
>>88772535diarrhea states tard please stop shitting the internet and 4chan
>>88772746Some ISPs go up to 10Gbit now. But availability is less than 1% worldwide.
>>88772491unless it provides better range i don't care.i'm sick of being told the next wireless whatever is totally faster you guiz and then finding out that if so much as a grain of dust falls between you and the router you lose all speed.you can live in a McMansion with walls so thin it makes traditional japanese doors and windows green with envy and still have your speed cut by two-thirds because your phone isn't .2 femtometres away. or your neighbour decides to microwave something and suddenly your speed suffers while you're in the back yard.wake me up when it's actually wireless.
>>88772491>I found out Microsoft is locking Wifi 6-E behind a Windows 11 upgrade wall.cool i am switching to mac then
There will be work-arounds fabricated
>>88774460Macbooks only support regular Wifi 6, not 6e.
>>88774507cool i am jumping off the nearest bridge
This is all so tiresome. WiFi hasn't been interesting since 802.11AC. If your pipe can actually saturate an AX+ phy, then you have no problem buying/configuring an appropriate AP for those speeds.>>88772654It doesn't and it never will. Even a great AY implementation can't get past 1000 Mb/s with consumer hardware. If you actually want to hit the 2.5 Gb/s speeds that Cisco Jews are advertising to you, be prepared to pay for shitloads of antennae and MIMO over the entire bandwidth. Obviously, your girlfriend's iPhone won't be able to do that and neither will any consumer laptop. Meanwhile, 1 Gb/s NICs have been a routine thing for 20 years, and now computers are coming standard with 10 Gb/s NICs or if you really want to go wild there's always 40/100 Gb/s SPIF or optical. WiFi is "merely" 50 times slower.Tl;Dr you're losing anything by being "locked" out of something that doesn't even benefit you. In fact, the newer WiFi standard actually just benefit hardware manufactuerers like Qualcomm and Broadcom and Cisco (you know, the same people that write the standards). Having higher throughput on a single antenna means have fewer antennae in a device or modem and it saves them money, while making the overall experience worse for the consumer when there's interference on their gigantic multi-channel bonded interface without have a secondary or tertiary (or quaternary) fallback antenna on a separate bandwidth.
>>88774440Get an 8x8 or 4x4 2.4GHz AC AP and 4x4 or 3x3 client devices. That'll give you about 800 Mb/s with a full MIMO'ed connection and better range than anything on 5 GHz or higher.
>>88774637>3x3 client devicesGood luck with that.
What does it matter, how many people even have things set up that can saturate 2Gb of WiFi bandwidth? This stuff is for people who have 10+ devices always active on 500Mb+ connections. WiFi based file serving, heavy multi-4K home media serving, people who have actual full internal networks in a big LAN with many people.The typical home user doesn't benefit from any more than a simple 2x2 MIMO 80Mhz channels router and maybe, -maybe- gets some benefit from 802.11ax 2.4/5Ghz aggregation when three Firesticks and smartphones and running concurrently.And WiFi6E is -already- deprecated by WiFi7.Shit don't matter dude.
>>88774774OP's point was that Microsoft is artificially limiting 6E to Win11. They will make WiFi 7 exclusive to it as well.
>>88774763The iPhone XS was a 3x3 device. My wife's laptop is a 3x3.
>>88774921Redmond getting desperate in the corporate milking game. Oy! your cubicle rats won't be about to TPS fast enough unless you buy more licenses!
>>88774938>The iPhone XS was a 3x3 deviceWith 2 spatial streams max and 144MBit/s on 2.4GHz - https://support.apple.com/guide/deployment/iphone-wi-fi-specification-details-dep268652e6c/webThe only way of getting 800MBit/s you wrote about is on ac 5GHz.
>>88774983Cubicle rats are using LTSC which doesn't exist for 11 (yet).
>>88774938my dick is a 3x3
>>88775096Welp, I was wrong! Thanks for the link
>>88775235Wow, someone admitting to being wrong on /g/? Impossible!
>>88774921I know OPs point. I said it doesn't matter for Tom, Sally, their incel gamer son and tiktok whore daughter..ax multi-spatial 2x2:2 + 4x4:4 x2 160Mhz 2.4+5.2+5.8 Ghz WiFi nets is a serious wireless capability for serious wireless needs that is 500% above and beyond what 95% of people could even utilize if they understood what it was actually capable of in the first place.It's a total waste of money for normies, even normies who have gigabit.
>>88772491>Linux's wifi has always been shitIts not 2003 anymore anon, get with the times
use ethernet like a real man
>>88772491Why do you need beyond Wifi 5? 6/7 is overkill
>>88772491>laughs in AX210 on ubuntu