2013 airport extreme - anyone tried one yet?

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  1. blue max

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    And what did it replace?

    I'm wondering if it solved anyone's issues in difficult wifi circumstances. IE replaced a Gen 5 with it and amazed at the difference, sort of conclusions.

    In the real world, does it perform.
     
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    It's i.e. by the way.
     
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    Glad my grammar has been cleared up. Anyone bought a new airport extreme?
     
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    Well I've got a new 2Tb time capsule. Same thing with a HDD inside. Works fine. Simple set-up and have ample signal all over the house. :smashin:
     
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    Tests during reviews showed that the wireless range on the 2.4GHz is improved and the net (wired) LAN speed increases, meaning faster transfers (file transfers, backups, copying, etc.) within your local network. Are you seeing these?

    There is a hint of lower performance on the WAN side - but this doesn't matter a lot since the available bandwidth is high enough for the ADSL/fibre lines anyway.
     
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    Thanks for the response. Did you have a previous version before... I am trying to get some feedback whether it is actually a significant improvement.
     
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    It replaced a 802.11n airport express. I cant say i've noticed any real increase in speed or range but when I slowly upgrade to 802.11ac kit I'll see the benefit.
     

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