eero 1st gen (2-pack) vs. tp-link Deco M5 (3-pack)

A comparative test report
WiFi mesh network
tp-link Deco M5 (3-pack)
Deco Whole-Home Wi-Fi
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tp-link Deco M5 (3-pack)
AC867 (MU-MIMO 2x2:2)
in 5GHz

N300 (SU-MIMO 2x2:2)
in 2.4GHz

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WiFi mesh network
eero 1st gen (2-pack)
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eero 1st gen (2-pack)
AC867 (SU-MIMO 2x2:2)
in 5GHz

N300 (SU-MIMO 2x2:2)
in 2.4GHz

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Internet Speed Download

The speed of download from the Internet
in Mbps or
% of subscribed
ISP download speed
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link Deco M5: 76.9%
tp-link Deco M5: 76.9%
eero (2-pack): 79.5%
eero (2-pack): 79.5%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link Deco M5: 91.0%
tp-link Deco M5: 91.0%
eero (2-pack): 95.5%
eero (2-pack): 95.5%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link Deco M5: 62.8%
tp-link Deco M5: 62.8%
eero (2-pack): 63.4%
eero (2-pack): 63.4%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link Deco M5: 98.7%
tp-link Deco M5: 98.7%
eero (2-pack): 95.9%
eero (2-pack): 95.9%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link Deco M5: 97.1%
tp-link Deco M5: 97.1%
eero (2-pack): 97.8%
eero (2-pack): 97.8%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link Deco M5: 77.3%
tp-link Deco M5: 77.3%
eero (2-pack): 92.9%
eero (2-pack): 92.9%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link Deco M5: 56.8%
tp-link Deco M5: 56.8%
eero (2-pack): 66.6%
eero (2-pack): 66.6%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link Deco M5: 50.8%
tp-link Deco M5: 50.8%
eero (2-pack): 50.5%
eero (2-pack): 50.5%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link Deco M5: 80.9%
tp-link Deco M5: 80.9%
eero (2-pack): 73.2%
eero (2-pack): 73.2%

Internet Speed Upload

The speed of upload to the Internet
in Mbps or
% of subscribed
ISP upload speed
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link Deco M5: 96.7%
tp-link Deco M5: 96.7%
eero (2-pack): 99.0%
eero (2-pack): 99.0%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link Deco M5: 98.2%
tp-link Deco M5: 98.2%
eero (2-pack): 99.0%
eero (2-pack): 99.0%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%