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Throughput vs. Path Loss

You can also use the checkboxes on the Average Throughput page to produce throughput vs. path loss plots for up to six products. These plots, which you won't find anywhere else, allow you to compare actual performance to manufacturers' claims.

Wireless Throughput vs. Path Loss Chart
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Wireless Throughput vs. Path Loss Chart

Compare Benchmarks

The Wireless Charts also include a new feature—Benchmark Comparison. The new Compare Benchmark button that you'll find on the Average Throughput charts allows you to plot Throughput vs. Path Loss for up to six benchmark tests.

Wireless Benchmark Comparison Chart
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Wireless Benchmark Comparison Chart

As an example, the screenshot above shows download throughput for the Buffalo WZR-AG300NH nFiniti dual-band router for 20 and 40 MHz channel width modes.

The new Compare Benchmarks features is also available in the NAS Performance Charts. The screenshot below shows write performance for the Buffalo TeraStation Pro II with 100, 1000 and 1000 Mbps / 4k Jumbo frame LAN connections. As noted above, you can compare results for up to six benchmark tests for a single product at a time.

NAS Benchmark Comparison Chart
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NAS Benchmark Comparison Chart

We hope you find this new feature to be as helpful as we do!

You can access the new Wireless Charts here.

As always, we want your feedback. So drop us a line and share your thoughts on the new charts. Enjoy!

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