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I stopped using wireless here (except for client repeater bridge to my workbench) I run CAT6a cable because I need fast local transfer.
Besides, I'm a Gigajunkie lol.
This would be the only reason I would go back to wireless, but man did it have to be Crapgear...I mean Netgear that came out with it....sheesh.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr_Torch View Post

I stopped using wireless here (except for client repeater bridge to my workbench) I run CAT6a cable because I need fast local transfer.
Besides, I'm a Gigajunkie lol.
This would be the only reason I would go back to wireless, but man did it have to be Crapgear...I mean Netgear that came out with it....sheesh.

 

802.11ac is a new wireless standard, more options from other brands are soon to follow.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by UltraVolta425 View Post

This is useless...
The fastest connection any internet cable&DSL company in my country offers is 100MBps... I mean, what's the point?
If 100MB is the fastest you can get, why spend all that money, research and working hours on a product that can go that much faster?
LAN.... 1300Mbps is 162MB/s but this is the theoretical peak of single directional stream.

Add in half-duplex, interference, an multiple users..... real-world throughput is probably half.


So you are probably looking something that does 100-140MB/s which can be saturated by a single HDD.

Quote:
Originally Posted by RussianGrimmReaper View Post

Wireless adapter that can take advantage of said speed?
A MIMO 5Ghz 802.11ac adapter.
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Useless to me until Google Fiber comes. Comcast will likely never reach these capabilities at the rate they're going, pun intended.
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LOL, the new 802.11ac Wi-Fi routers will not only provide a wireless network but also cool your home at the same time (Air Conditioning).biggrin.gif I really wonder how the IEEE comes up with the letter designation to put after 802.11 for each new Wi-Fi standard. I'd definitely welcome the speed increase as I use Wi-Fi with my sig rig since it's in my room and my Wi-Fi router is in the living room. It would definitely speed up file transfers to my file server. I might not jump on it right away as these will probably be pre-finalized draft devices, just like the first 802.11n devices were.
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Quote:
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A MIMO 5Ghz 802.11ac adapter.

But are there any available?
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"With an elegant new design that fits perfectly in consumers’ living spaces,

Am I the only one who disagrees with this?
While a glossy black panel looks flashy, having a vertical black square isn't convenient to place anywhere, especially if it's on a stand that puts it at a slant.
I'd rather have a flat device that can be laid flat on the ground or stuck to a wall where it's out of the way.
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162MB/s

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Lol @ all the "but interwebz speedz don't go that fast!!!"

Network transfers people.

If I can stream some of my 1080 MKV's w/ DTS over wireless.... Win.
 
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Want speed? Network like a real geek, use fiber cards (provided by my employer). thumb.gif
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