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well then again internet is only 6 megs a sec so I guess that wont make a difference
This. Unless you need a high bandwidth connection to other devices on your network, as long as your rate is higher than your Internet connection's you shouldn't really have any issues.
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well then again internet is only 6 megs a sec so I guess that wont make a difference
Do you ever do anything intensive-ish inside the LAN? Streaming, transferring files, etc.?
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OK yea I have my dsl modem that is wireless N and I have a linksys wrt54g not sure if that has the capability to do this but thats a good Idea although wont the speed be reduced to 54mb/s vs the 100mb/s lan since its still going wireless to the 2nd router then lan to my computer?
Yes. Not to mention. You'd probably have to set the N router to G only so it doesn't cause any issues with the Wireless Bridge. Not to mention, you'd have to flash the WRT54G to DD-WRT firmware to be able to bridge.
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Get the Alfa AWUS036NH 2000mW

I've been using the Alfa 500w for a couple years.. Awesome adapter..
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pci is much stronger trust me
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I do alot of streaming to my xbox movies music. and large file transfers to other computers on my network. So Im thinking Im going under the house and drilling some holes it will be about 30-50 ft is that too much?
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pci is much stronger trust me
Eh, not always. With a wireless bridge, you can easily put it anywhere you want for cheap. There's less latency with PCI/PCI-E wireless cards, but the ducky is usually stuck behind a large metal case, or you get a cheapo ducky antenna with about 3ft of cord. You can get directional antennas, but they're pricy.
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I do alot of streaming to my xbox movies music. and large file transfers to other computers on my network. So Im thinking Im going under the house and drilling some holes it will be about 30-50 ft is that too much?
I stream movies from my rig to my X360 as well. I can say that it's quite good. My computer sits behind the wireless bridge and my X360 is connected to my Bridges AP.

Ethernet is always the preferred connection, so if you could do that. Then go for it.
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pci is much stronger trust me
Not compared to the Alfa 2000w
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I'm hating this wireless usb it keeps disconnecting on me.
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