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Getting frustrated with wireless card, questions about powerline networking.

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I am wanting to do wired on my gaming pc and my roommates don't want me to run wires throughout the house, and I am wanting to give powerline networking a try. What brand/model is good choice to use? I have seen some at my work (netgear brand) for 50-80 bucks, So, I would like to stay around that price range.

Is it worth it or worse than wireless?
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Unless they made some major improvements in the past couple of months, I always thought of Ethernet > Wireless > Powerline. Then again, wireless also varies greatly depending on the hardware you have
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