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How do I boost wireless signal for ps3?

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My ps3 only has 40% single strength to it. I don't know if its enough but sometimes I notice lag when playing FIFA 11. Is there anyway to strengthen the signal? I am using linksys that is flashed to DD-WRT.

Hard wired is not an option.
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Move the ps3 closer to the router or move the router closer to the ps3
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move it closer if possible, or get a wireless repeater.
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Use powerline if hardwire isn't an option.
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Move the ps3 closer to the router or move the router closer to the ps3
I am not sure if you are serious

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move it closer if possible, or get a wireless repeater.
same as above

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Use powerline if hardwire isn't an option.
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I am not sure if you are serious
If you want a stronger wireless signal, it makes sense to move closer to the router, or get a better router. I'm as serious as serious gets.
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I dealt with signal issues for years with wireless. As long as wireless works, it's great. But if there are any issues, I would go powerline. Once you do, you'll never want to go back...unless you don't have good bandwidth to begin with.
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If you want a stronger wireless signal, it makes sense to move closer to the router, or get a better router. I'm as serious as serious gets.
well I know that if I need a stronger signal I can move it closer, if that is an option I wouldn't have asked here

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I dealt with signal issues for years with wireless. As long as wireless works, it's great. But if there are any issues, I would go powerline. Once you do, you'll never want to go back...unless you don't have good bandwidth to begin with.
Problem is my router is far for me to run a line. I know that wired would be 100% better.

The reason I asked this is because I heard you can somehow increase the voltage or the power that the DDWRT receive to increase the signal. I just don't know what to increase and by how much.
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You don't need to be close to use powerline. You just need an electrical outline nearby your router, and an outlet nearby your ps3. It's like the in between solution when you can't run a wire, and wireless isn't working. Not as fast as wired, but much faster than wireless.
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You don't need to be close to use powerline. You just need an electrical outline nearby your router, and an outlet nearby your ps3. It's like the in between solution when you can't run a wire, and wireless isn't working. Not as fast as wired, but much faster than wireless.
Wait your telling me I can run my internet through my electricity wires?!?!?!?? please explain and link to where i can buy!!!
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