We are glad to know that you are able to maximize the 5Ghz wireless connection of your TP-Link VR1600v.
Wi-Fi nowadays work on either the 2.4GHz or 5GHz spectra.
Each spectrum has its advantages and disadvantages which depend heavily on environmental factors.
lower frequency means longer range (with walls and solid objects all considered)
prone to more interference from cordless phones, older microwave ovens, and bluetooth devices that also use 2.4GHz
supports lower maximum data rates on the latest 802.11n and 802.11ac router technology as compared to 5GHz
higher frequency means shorter range (with walls and solid objects all considered)
no interference from 2.4GHz devices such as cordless phones, older microwave ovens, and bluetooth devices
supports significantly higher maximum data rates on the latest 802.11n and 802.11ac router technology as compared to 2.4GHz
Credits to Ozone.
Please see his original post available here 2.4ghz vs 5ghz
Note: Please be advised that not all device(s) are compatible with 5Ghz wireless connection.
Q: How do I know if my device supports 5GHz?
A: If your device supports 802.11a and 802.11ac it will definitely support 5GHz
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