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I just got xfinity cable internet that is connected through a linksys wireless g router and a arris cable modem. when i do a speed test at 2wire.com, my speed is only 2.7 Mbps. I believe it should be 16. I would like to know if it is because the router is a g instead of an n.

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To correctly check James, I would connect a computer directly to the modem, and test at speedtest.net. If that DL speed is fine, then I would connect the router, and plug a computer directly into the router and test again. If that number is fine, then you can narrow your issue down to WiFi speed only. All of the ports on the back of that router should be at least 100 Mbps ports. So that should not be the bottleneck. If your speed directly attached to the modem is slower than you expected, I would contact your carrier.

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