Killer AX1650 Info And Review

Discussion in 'Networking and Wireless' started by WhatsThePoint, Apr 27, 2019.

  1. erick_e

    erick_e Notebook Geek

    Reputations:
    11
    Messages:
    76
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    16

    After installing that version, I'm getting crazy high latency. Sometimes 300ms to ping to my router. I was able to get it back to a decent level ~ 30ms by disabling the MIMO power save mode in the driver. But my other laptop with a 9260 card and the same version driver averages <2ms to ping to my router.

    EDIT. My lag time was due to having InSSIDer running at the same time. Once I stopped it, my ping times were ~2ms.
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2019
  2. TheReciever

    TheReciever D! For Dragon!

    Reputations:
    527
    Messages:
    3,033
    Likes Received:
    1,790
    Trophy Points:
    231
    Thinking about grabbing a couple of these for my Alienwares.

    Not trying to get AX speeds right now but Im sure at some point I will get an AX router and it would be nice to have it already installed in my laptops. So far these are working for you guys?
     
  3. Ultra Male

    Ultra Male Super Tweaker

    Reputations:
    20,741
    Messages:
    20,496
    Likes Received:
    29,886
    Trophy Points:
    931
    yes and even at AC speeds they have better range. It's a non brainer d00d
     
    Vasudev, jaybee83 and TheReciever like this.
  4. TheReciever

    TheReciever D! For Dragon!

    Reputations:
    527
    Messages:
    3,033
    Likes Received:
    1,790
    Trophy Points:
    231
    Only 1 left on Amazon now after I just ordered my 2.

    Thanks for sharing all the info guys
     
  5. WhatsThePoint

    WhatsThePoint Notebook Virtuoso

    Reputations:
    3,100
    Messages:
    3,189
    Likes Received:
    629
    Trophy Points:
    181
    Windows Insider Preview build 18898 Pro x64 installed Intel Wireless driver version 21.20.0.1
    Screenshot - 5_16_2019 , 11_21_13 AM.jpg
     
    Ultra Male likes this.
  6. Ashlander

    Ashlander Notebook Consultant

    Reputations:
    9
    Messages:
    261
    Likes Received:
    118
    Trophy Points:
    56
    We just got the RAX40 to replace our R6400 that decided to keep resetting itself constantly. Haven't got the ax wifi cards yet. But just on ac this is much more stable then our R6400 ever was.
     
    jaybee83 likes this.
  7. WhatsThePoint

    WhatsThePoint Notebook Virtuoso

    Reputations:
    3,100
    Messages:
    3,189
    Likes Received:
    629
    Trophy Points:
    181
    Ashlander,lots of good luck with the new RAX40.

    I believe the router has an Intel chip so please keep up informed on how things are going.

    After logging in to routerlogin.net frequently check for new firmware.

    Do you plan on getting a Killer AX1650 or an Intel AX200 wireless card to pair with the RAX40 router?
     
  8. TheReciever

    TheReciever D! For Dragon!

    Reputations:
    527
    Messages:
    3,033
    Likes Received:
    1,790
    Trophy Points:
    231
    My two will be arriving today. Can't install it in the ranger until the mpcie to m.2 adapter arrives in the mail,but can install into my r3

    EDIT:

    Currently installed in the R3, seems to work just fine. Using a basic Archer C50 AC router and signal throughput goes between 180Mbps to 866.7Mbps which is fine. Its set on the other end of the house through 3 walls and a door no direct line of sight.
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2019
    jaybee83 and Ultra Male like this.
  9. jaybee83

    jaybee83 Biotech-Doc

    Reputations:
    3,858
    Messages:
    11,317
    Likes Received:
    8,856
    Trophy Points:
    931
    ordered two AX200 for my lady and myself on ebay yesterday, will take a while to arrive though :) shes still on a dell vostro 3350 purchased in 2011, so itll be fun to see how it handles such new tech :D

    Sent from my Xiaomi Mi Max 2 (Oxygen) using Tapatalk
     
    Last edited: May 17, 2019
  10. Ashlander

    Ashlander Notebook Consultant

    Reputations:
    9
    Messages:
    261
    Likes Received:
    118
    Trophy Points:
    56
    More than likely going to get the Intel AX200/201. Not sure when, but on my list of upgrades. Pretty happy with it so far. No issues at all yet. More than I can say for the R6400 we've used for the last 3 years and the R6300 we RMA'd before that.
     
Loading...

Share This Page