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Wireless speeds drop as soon as I leave the room?

So I have a slightly odd issue. I recently purchased a new house and it's out in the middle of nowhere, so there is no interfering wireless signals from other people of any kind. However, I am running into speed issues. Here is the setup: I have Comcast Cable Internet only with their 150 Mbps package. That includes 150 Mbps down and 20 Mbps up. I am running my own DOCSIS 3.0 Arris SB6121 and Netgear R6200v2 AC router. Now all my equipment that is hard wired through Ethernet consistently pulls speeds well above the 150 Mbps, roughly around 170 Mbps. I have tested multiple times throughout the day and it never changes.. However, with that said, my wireless speeds seem to be suffering. If I am standing in front of the router, I pull consistent 170 Mbps down, however, as soon as I step outside the room or roughly more than 10 ft away from the router, my speed instantly drops from 170 Mbps to about 5 Mbps. My signal strength never drops and I have tested with multiple wireless devices and they all produce the same results. I have reset my equipment, reset to defaults, updated firmware but I am at a loss. The router seems to work fine when you are in front of it but not anywhere else in the home. Any ideas?

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Is the Netgear router firmware current?
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Wireless Network Design

This type of problem generally occurs due to router and you can check your network connection for solving this problem. As I think your router is not supported for a little distance and for more information you can consult with the expert of the enter-sys.com.

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