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Hey guys,
I'm making the jump to wireless N, as syncing 1500 songs over wireless to my ipod is becoming a pain. Also, my current card is dying, and drops signal, requiring a disable/re-enable of the card. Anyone have any suggestions for a card and router? It doesn't need to be gigabit, as I have a gigabit switch already, this is just for wireless N.
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post #2 of 6
TP-Link WR1043ND (supports DD-WRT too) for the router or its little brother the WR941ND.
Both have replaceable external antennas which is a great feature IMO.

Do you need a USB wireless adapter or PCI?
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TP-Link WR1043ND (supports DD-WRT too) for the router or its little brother the WR941ND.
Both have replaceable external antennas which is a great feature IMO.

Do you need a USB wireless adapter or PCI?
Either. I'm guessing PCI/PCI-e is the better way to go. Sorry should have specified that in OP.

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post #4 of 6
USB is good for HTPCs or laptops that lack wireless or can't be upgrade to an N adapter. Otherwise PCI/PCIe cards usually have better (and upgradable) antennas.
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PCI/PCIe it is then. Suggestions?
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post #6 of 6
TP-Link WN851N. It's PCI wireless N with two detachable external antennas.
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