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Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by Darkgundam111, Jun 26, 2009.

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    I m using belkin N+. Good catch for me .
     
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    I use to use the Belkin G+MIMO and it was far faster than the N, why, I have no clue as the router was a wireless N. Plus it had further range than the 2 wireless Ns I had. Call me crazy but true.
     
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    i CAN SECOND THAT but with a netgear MIMO-g it died a few months ago but it did seem a lot faster it only had a 270mbps(I think this was a PRE draft N model that became N in the end) transfer where as my wireless N is supposed to be 300mbps
     
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    Funny thing is, they are $10-$15 cheaper than the Ns at Wal-Mart. it was the USB version. I cant remember what the speeds were on mine. The card just died from me tinkering with it. Tried some extension mods and got mad and killed it lol. I get destructive if hardware dont go my way:D Oh well Im hooked straight to the router now.

    You could get some adapters cheap on the net, I wouldnt go to a retailer anywhere, they mark up prices alot
     
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    Just my $.02 -


    I've been a fan of D-Link hardware for the longest time, and have never had any issues . . . I can't speak from experience, but I've known a couple of buddies who've had problems with Belkin or Linksys, although, Belkin seems to fare almost as well as D-Link . . . I'd recommend staying away from Linksys entirelly.


    I'm currently using a D-Link Extreme N PCI adapter, and it has excellent range and pickup, as well as speed. I can pick up the crap-tastic Verizon FiOS router from 20' and through 5 different walls, with 95% signal strength (while another rig closer to the router, using a different adapter maxes out at 30%).
     
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    But if you get one from wal mart you can take it back no questions asked as long as you have the receipt original and with in 30 days.
     
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    I see, lots of info here. I think I too am leaning towards a D-Link/belkin one. But I still have one question, the D-Link Wireless usb adapter i have seems to have lots of trouble when i play games as it has these freezing up times quite often. Does this happen to all usb adapters? I mean i have pretty much full bars on my connection, and my download speeds are pretty nice as well.
     
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    Well it only happened when someone used the microwave or moved the router. But as to just randomly doing it, it was once in a great while.
     
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    EDIMAX are quite good. I especially like their small 54g/108g USB dongles that allow you to screw a different antenna in... thats how i roll
     
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    I guess the usb adapter i have just sucks or something. Its a D-Link DWA-140 RangeBooster N USB Adapter. Perhaps theres some settings that can make it work better?
     

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