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Is it worth getting the board with wireless ac or not? Deciding if I should get the board with wireless ac or not.

Only if you can't have wired ethernet and don't want to waste money or PCIe space for one.

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post #32 of 38
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Is it worth getting the board with wireless ac or not? Deciding if I should get the board with wireless ac or not.

Also you need a router that supports WiFi ac (some do since this year I think or last year).

Wired connection is still better.
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This is kinda off topic, but the OC board should be good. Also like the previous Ultra durable boards was good. The UD3H, 4H and 5H shines. I like the UD4H most. So pretty, got all features I need etc. drool.gif
    
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Also you need a router that supports WiFi ac (some do since this year I think or last year).

Wired connection is still better.
Of course wired is better but I read on the features that you can make the board a hotspot if you have wireless devices with ac. I was wondering if its worth the extra money to take advantage of that feature without having to buy an ac router. I have fios at the moment and I assume its n. Since ac is faster, maybe I can use the wifi on the board that has ac and take advantage of the faster speeds via wifi with devices that are ac capable.
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Yes but ac is heavy implemention with 2 antennas, you won't see that widely available on mobile devices for instance and it's still fairly new.
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So is it worth getting the board with ac or not?
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So is it worth getting the board with ac or not?

I would say no unless you need that.
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Nobody can answer that question for you. It depends on your usage. Are you streaming 30GB HD movies over wireless in your home network? Or do you copy large files from PC to PC using home network? If the answer is yes, then AC might worth the money.

Using PC in hot spot mode instead of a router is stupid unless it works 24/7 anyway.
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