This is a problem that i observe regarding the Indicated wifi speed on the 'status' dialog box (Windows 7 operating System). I have a TP-Link wifi-n enabled router. The box indicates a connection spped / maximum speed of 150 Mbps(small b). on my status dialog i do see a speed of 150.0 Mbps listed. However on certain other PC's (All Win7) I see speeds as low as 5 Mbps. Why does this happen? How will this Affect performance? how may this be rectified.
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Lots of external and internal variables affect wireless speeds.
First one that comes to mind are differences in wifi adapters. Are all machines using same model hardware? Are all using same driver version with exactly the same configs?
External factors include distance from AP, objects in between ap and laptop …
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