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Greetings,

I'm finally getting internet in my new house, but I'll have to run Wifi throughout as the DSL connection won't be anywhere near my PCs and running cables is not an option. I've done some reading but it looks like most advice is all about maximizing speed. That won't be an issue for me; I'll only have 3Mb/s DSL.

Considering that limitation, what would y'all recommend for my PCs? One will be a home media server and the others will be either gaming or folding.

Thanks for your time and consideration.
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Any 802.11n usb2.0 wifi adapter should be enough to cover your DSL and home media sharing needs. Shouldn't cost more than US$10-15.

You could go straight for 802.11ac if you wanted, but 11n would be sufficient.
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