DSL modem/router combo as modem only?

By Cazca
Apr 4, 2011
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  1. I have a ZyXel Q1000Z DSL Modem/Router combo and it's only connecting me at 130 mbps so I'd like to use my own router, a DIR-655 to connect me at 300 mbps. There isn't a WAN port coming out of the Q1000Z, USB port and 4 LAN ports.

    How can I do this?
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,288   +281

    Can't :( the DSL is the input and ALL connections to the device will (internally) use the router portion. The bandwidth you see is NOT restricted by the internal router however - - it's the DSL itself.
  3. Cazca

    Cazca Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 35

    Well I have a 40 mbps down 20 mbps up. Do you think I'm taking full advantage of that with 130 mpbs connection?


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