Linksys CM3024 DOCSIS 3 Cable Modem

Linksys introduces new flagship in cable modem – the Linksys CM3024 cable modem with 24×8 channel bonding. How does it compare with other cable modems have been around in the market today?

Why CM3024

Linksys CM3024 is a new flagship in cable modem category in addition of lower version CM3008 and new flagship in wifi cable modem which is soon available – the Linksys CG7500, high speed both downstream and upstream to your cable provider. Linksys cable modem is not so popular than those cable modem offered by Motorola or Arris with its Surfboard series, however loyal Linksys users will love them to supports their other Linksys wireless routers such as new router flagship Linksys EA9500 AC5400 the three band router and the two band router Linksys EA8500 AC2600 router.




 
See also competing cable modem products Surfboard SBG6183 and SBG6190 cable modem.

So what this Linksys CM3024 does?

CM3024 is designed with 24x channel bonding downstream delivering internet speeds up to 960Mbps. This model is designed to compete with other high speed cable modems have been around in the market you can mention Surfboard SBG6190 and SBG6183, and couple of models offered by Netgear – Netgear CM500 and Netgear CM600. TP-link that used to be specializing in ADSL modem gateways, now it also introduces couple of cable modems including TP-link TC-7610 with 8x channel bonding and TP-link TC-7620 with 16x channel bonding downstream.

Highlights

  • DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem
  • 24/8 channel bonding for internet speeds up to 960Mbps downstream and up to 240Mbps upstream
  • Powered by Intel Puma 5 processor for better speed performance
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Compatible with all major cable providers
  • Setup is easy – plug and play setup
linksys cm3024 24/8 cable modem

Linksys CM3024 Cable modem

Read more information about this products, specification detail and current price in Amazon:

Click here for Linksys CM3024 details

Comparison

Linksys CM3024 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem need to prove the users that this product perform well like the competing products such as Arris Surfboard SBG6183 and SBG6190, or those cable modem products from Netgear such as CM500 and CM600.

Linksys Vs Netgear

Now, take a look at the following comparison table between Linksys CM3024 and other competing products from Arris Surfboard series and Netgear.

Table 1 Linksys CM3024 Vs Netgear CM500-100NAS Vs CM600-100NAS

  Linksys CM3024 Netgear CM500-100NAS Netgear CM600-100NAS
Cable certified DOCSIS 3.0 DOCSIS 3.0 DOCSIS 3.0
Channel bonding 24/8 channel bonding 16/4 channel bonding 24/8 channel bonding
Speeds 960Mbps downstream

240Mbps upstream

680Mbps downstream

132Mbps upstream

960Mbps downstream

240Mbps upstream

Ethernet Ports Gigabit Gigabit Gigabit
Price $129.99 $86 $120

 

You can see here that Linksys CM3024 will compete with similar spec for Netgear CM600-100NAS which has the same 24×8 channel bonding.

Click here for Netgear CM600-100NAS spec details

Linksys Vs Arris Surfboard Series

Now have a look at the following comparison table between Linksys and Arris Surfboard series, the SBG6183 and SBG6190 the two products that are most popular today.

Table 2 Linksys CM3024 Vs Arris Surfboard SBG6183 Vs SBG6190

  Linksys CM3024 Arris Surfboard SBG6183 Arris Surfboard SBG6190
Cable certified DOCSIS 3.0 DOCSIS 3.0 DOCSIS 3.0
Channel bonding 24/8 channel bonding 16/4 channel bonding 32/8 channel bonding
Speeds 960Mbps downstream

240Mbps upstream

680Mbps downstream

132Mbps upstream

1,400Mbps downstream

240Mbps upstream

Ethernet Ports Gigabit Gigabit Gigabit
Price $129.99 $93 $130

 

Click here for Arris Surfboard SBG6183 spec and price detail

Click here for Arris Surfboard SBG6190 spec and price detail

Now you can find from the comparison table 2 that Arris Surfboard SBG6190 is the fastest cable modem today with 32x channel bonding downstream delivering speeds up to 1.4Gbps downstream.

Again a question always frequently asked “is there any cable providers today that can deliver speeds up to 900Mbps or 1Gbps to the customer’s premises? A make sense question since currently the ultimate plan is not higher than 500Mbps. However, technology will evolve quickly, who knows soon the cable providers infrastructure will upgrade to the fullest speed.

Cheers, Ki G


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