Xfinity Gateway with a single 2.5GB port

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cpuguru

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Just activated a new Xfinity Gateway (router) today which has a single 2.5GB ethernet (orange bar) port on it - the rest are 1GB:

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Hooked it up to a Netgear ProSafe XS508M 10GB switch after I upped the Firewall sphincter pressure and turned off its internal WiFi.

Looking for ideas for a replacement for my EdgeRouter 6P which previously sat between the Gateway and my switches that has similar subnetting capabilities but a with a 10GB WAN port and at least one 10GB LAN port.
 
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