WLAN 802.11 Performance 2.4 GHz

This test suited verifies that the 802.11n and/or 802.11ac network adapters meet required throughput metrics.

Test details

Associated requirements

Device.Network.WLAN.Base.ImplementIEEE802.11ac Device.Network.WLAN.Base.MeetPerformanceReq Device.Network.WLAN.CSBBase.ImplementIEEE802.11ac Device.Network.WLAN.CSBBase.MeetPerformanceReq

See the device hardware requirements.


Windows RT 8.1 Windows 8.1 x64 Windows 8.1 x86

Expected run time

~10 minutes


Certification Reliability



Running the test

Before you run the test, complete the test setup as described in the test requirements: Wireless LAN (802.11) Testing Prerequisites.

During the test run, a WTT: Manual Task message on the access point (AP) machine prompts the user to configure the 802.11 AP to each channel width that is being verified. You must configure the AP to use the 40 MHz channel, and then the 20 MHz channel.


For troubleshooting information, see Troubleshooting Wireless LAN (802.11) Tests.

More information

Command syntax

Parameter Description


The number of spatial streams for the radio.

Default Value: 2


The PHY type of the wireless adapter (ac or n).

Default Value: ac


The SSID of the access point.


The WPA2 Personal key of the SSID, if encryption is used. (If encryption is used, it is assumed to be AES.)

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