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Poll Results: Wireless vs. wired

 
  • 14% (20)
    Wireless
  • 63% (85)
    Wired
  • 0% (0)
    Don't know
  • 4% (6)
    Don't care
  • 17% (23)
    I use pigeons
134 Total Votes  
post #61 of 68
I have run wireless N 300megabits, and i'm 3 rooms away (0.5 meter thick brick and mortor), on a Netgear DGN2000, and a netgear wireless N PCIE, and i saw a ping difference of about 5-10ms.

I'll run tests later.

It's basically convenience, i would run a Ethernet, but if you don't want it wireless is fine if you have decent stuff. USB dongles don't count.
post #62 of 68
Wireless

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post #63 of 68
Wired, even though im still going through the wireless router, i prefer a wired connection for my desktop.

guess im not a "sharing" kinda guy.

post #64 of 68
I am using cable internet in Turkey

From Turkey to Germany, these are my pingtest results

WIRELESS

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WIRED

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I had no troubles playing wirelessly but i will give wired a shot

However in terms of Benchmarking both are the same. Thats probably because i am 2 meters away from the router.
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post #65 of 68
Quote:
Originally Posted by Appletone View Post

Here's mine using wireless n. Router's a story below me.
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Kind of surprising considering how much I suck at fps games. Now I can't really blame it on lag, although it's probably just a crappy mouse. =P
EDIT: After looking at everyone's scores, it looks like mine's the best. woohoo.
Quick, somebody beat it!

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Beat.

Wired Fiber Optics.
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post #66 of 68
Hardwired is the only way to go. Just finished installing 36 cat6 ports in my 3400sqft home netgear switch and router biggrin.gif
post #67 of 68
Wired all the way. Some new technological things sound good on paper, but in reality, its just terrible to use. I've tried playing Mario Kart 7 on my wifi, which I was sitting right next to for the best connection strength, and I still ended up somehow losing connection.
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