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Is every Wireless adapter compatible with a Linksys Router?

If so which is the best adapter to get.. thats above 54MB/s and is compatible with Linksys?
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post #2 of 15
Anything that is Wireless G or N

I don't know how knowledgable you are about wireless networking, but for anyone's information...

Wireless B = rated 11MB/s
Wireless G = rated 54MB/s
Wireless N = rated 108MB/s
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So if its a Wireless-G router I can only get up to 54MB/s that sucks!
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post #4 of 15
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So if its a Wireless-G router I can only get up to 54MB/s that sucks!
Unless you are doing pc to pc transfers 54mbits is more then enough, even 10mbits is fine for an internet connection, most consumer isp services donèt go above an 8mbit transfer rate anyways.
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post #5 of 15
Pretty much. The average person only uses a router for internet and LAN gaming, and that is plenty for those uses. If you have the money, you can go and get a wireless N router which gives close to regular wired network speeds and a better range, or you could go the more stable way and get a wired network and get speeds up to 1000 MB/s
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So if its a Wireless-G router I can only get up to 54MB/s that sucks!
That's more than you need. Plus N routers aren't even mainstream yet.
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post #7 of 15
Well we don't know what he wants the speed for yet do we?

He could have a T1 line for all we know, or he could do distributed rendering in some professional video editing software that requires a 100mb/s transfer speed at minimum.

Take a pill and think outside the box.
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Oh well, I'll concede defeat! I kinda wanted a faster internet connection but I guess that has nothing to do with the router persay!
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post #9 of 15
Yeah unless you are on a T1 line or higher, a wireless G router is the highest you can go and see a performance difference.
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post #10 of 15
If you go to isu, which from your name i'm gussing that is a high possability, Usually you can get a higher download speed from the comapus wireless than the wired. When i was in the dorms i got 1-1.1mb down on wired and 1.2+ on wireless.

Upload on the otherhad, i was doing 7-10 megs before they blocked me
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