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I'm on typical cable high-speed isp. Right now I have the most classic Linksys wireless-g speedbooster router. Still works fine but it'sbeen showing issues since a lightning strike, the modem broke. But anyways my mobo is a gigabit lan. If I got a wireless-n gigabit would there be a big performance increase?

Also, are there wireless adapters that would be basically the same speed as LAN? Like a PCIe? Or does that just depend on the wireless router's speed.
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If you are talking about Internet Speed, it doesn't really matter if you have Wireless G or N. Typical cable broadband speed is 10-25Mb/s. Wireless-G has typical speed of 54Mb/s and N has 300-450Mb/s.
But since your internet speed is smaller than both of those, you won't typically see any performance increase. (But it depends on how far you are from the router, signal strength etc etc) Plus if your adapter is only Wireless G and your router has wireless N, you won't be utilizing it.

Gigabit and Wireless-N are beneficial if you are transferring data over your LAN though, Depending on your hard drives and their configuration, you will be able to transfer files much quicker over Gigabit and Wireless-N versus 100Mb/s and Wireless-G

Yes there are wireless adapaters for PCIe slots, but none of them will beat a wired ethernet connection on Gigabit.
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Thank you.
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