- 1 Byte = 8 bits
- 1 Byte per second (BPS) = 8 bits per second (bps)
- 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GBASE-T)
- 1 Gigabit Ethernet (1000BASE-T)
- Thunderbolt 3 up to 40 Gbps
- You also need Cat 6 / Cat 6a / Cat 7 cable 1
- 2.4GHz — Slower (compare to 5GHz) but better wall penetration. About 1200 Mbps.
- 5GHz — Faster but weaker wall penetration
- Mesh — Multiple Wi-Fi routers that make up a network
- MacBook Pro (as of 2020)’s WiFi is 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
- Wi-Fi 5 = 802.11ac
- Wi-Fi 6 = 802.11ax
- iPhone 11 Pro & 11 Pro Max, SE (2nd Gen): 802.11ax
- iPhone X, XS, SE: 802.11ac
How you Connect
Internet Provider ----> [ WAN -- LAN ] ----> Laptop Wi-Fi Router - - > Laptop ---->: Cat 6, 6a, 7 Cable - - >: 2.4GHz, 5GHz Wi-Fi signal Laptop: MacBook Pro
Ethernet Adapter for Mac
They are about $200-$350. They connect this way: 10GBaseT -> Thunderbolt 3.
CalDigit Connect 10G
Also works for Windows.
802.11ax (or Wi-Fi 6) up to 9.6Gbps.
You want a WAN and LAN both supports 10Gbps.