Should I buy the time Capsule

Hi all!

I currently have an Asus router ac68u from T Mobile. It worked well this year I got it, but with one problem. USB 3 external HARD disk configuration and the service is terrible. The firmware is crippled by T-Mobile and does not have some built-in functions that it should have. I really want to be able to use it with time machine for my MacBook pro and my IMac 27 at the same time. The problem is the speed of backups and fear to use it to view files on the internet. After days of reading and research, my first thought was to replace it with a time Capsule. I would tend to think that the installer would be much less of a headache and it would be much safer way for Mac on the normal FTP or Samba which offer other routers.

After reading so many comments, I'm wondering 3 things:

1. the age of the technology of the time Capsule.

2. the speed and the autonomy of the time Capsule.

3. Wifi calling under a load.

The peak use, there will be 14 devices share the router. But the most common are scenarios, four 802.11ac devices using Skype, youtube and Netflix at the same time with a wired broadcast LAN 4 k video peripheral. And 2 readers of streaming HD video over 802.11n.

It strained my Asus router, but it keeps her on. My service is cable 150mg and I get full 150mg less than 30 feet with a single connected device. The T Mobile router does a good job at wifi under full load calls. I guess it's because the QoS configuration they use.

Then the time Capsule stand or perform at least as good as my AC68U using my home or should I be looking for a monster like the 3200 AC or an AC-5300 router and buy an external hard drive. I fear that the program installation and safety, but I don't want to lose money on the Time Capsule if it cannot follow.

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You can find the specifications at support.apple.com/specs/. Then select the time Capsule to find the specs on all models from the beginning. They were initially released in 2009.

My preference would be an Airport Extreme Base Station with a connected backup USB drive. Probably just as good as the time Capsule but more reliable. Backup speed will be slightly faster than Ethernet.

I don't have experience with the help of so many features at the same time, so I can't comment on this issue.

The time Capsule and are all two AEBS Gigabit capable. Typical range is clearly brought 150 feet. Walls, windows, walls, ceilings and floors will reduce this range according to the material and the distances.

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