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I game on a Linksys G some sort of standard wireless router - but I'm directly connected to the router. I need a wireless router for my other computers, and I was wondering - if I got a Wireless N router, would my direct connection to the router be improved, enough to buy it?

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No, the wired connection will not change, just the wireless.
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hmm... are there any alternative NIC's to the Killer ones? that would boost my speed/ping?
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If your current router isn't gigabit, go get a gigabit one. Then if your NIC supports it, you'll get a better connection to the router. Internet won't be any faster.
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Originally Posted by AKAeric View Post
If your current router isn't gigabit, go get a gigabit one. Then if your NIC supports it, you'll get a better connection to the router. Internet won't be any faster.
I don't see the point, if my internet wouldnt be any faster...

What would getting a gigabit increase - my wireless computers?
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a gigabit router shouldn't help either. a standard router and network adapter goes at 100 mb/s - a gigabit router obviously goes at 1000 mb/s. the problem is that most cable or DSL connections don't go over 3-5 mb/s. so your ISP is always the weak link - the only time a gigabit adapter would help you would be if you transfer large files between computers in your network.
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If you want faster internet, pay for faster internet from your ISP. Like MrBungle said, gigabit only helps on your internal network. Coming from a guy who has 8 computers in the house, having a gigabit connection between them is VERY nice.
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