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At work, I leave router installation to the IT group; I just plug my PC into the socket.

At home, I bought a home router years ago, expecting to have several PCs online. That never came to, so it has essentially been sitting on my shelf until the Corona crisis, when online meetings required my "big" PC to share the fiber connection with the portable (that has a camera).

I discovered that my download speed when going through the router, even with the portable completely disconnected, was reduced from slightly above 100 Mbps to around 30 Mbps. For plain browsing, that is certainly "enough".

Yet I am curious: Is the maximum speed of 30 Mbps (as least on a single connection - maybe two PCs could have 30 Mbps each) due to an outdated router - a 3Com OfficeConnect 3CR858-91? Or are newer, "cheap" home routers similar? Modern routers handle at least 1 Gbps, but will they provide that speed on a single connection, or is the router a bottleneck for getting the max speed on a single connection, similar to what I experience?

I am obviousluy not talking about routers run by ISPs, but about cheap home routers. And I am certainly not going to replace my current one just get 100 Mbps speed on a single connection. (I did take the router out of the loop when I were making some really huge file transfers; that took me about ten seconds to switch the plugs.) So I am asking out of pure curiousity, what to you get in El Cheapo equipment today, in real, measured speed, as opposed to technical specs?
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