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I am running on wireless at the moment, as there so now real way to get a cable run into my room. I am running on some $17 wireless card my mate gave to me, I was wondering if upgrading to a better one would give me better performance and signal? Or would I have to try and move/boost the signal from my Router? Moving the router would have to be a last resort :\\
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post #2 of 15
are you getting bad performance right now?

what kinda issues are you haveing? what is your signal strength.
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No real issue that I have seen at the Moment.

I am on 2-3 Bars out of 5. I haven't done any gaming yet or downloading, im just wondering if it will be an issue and how to resolve it if it is.
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If you aren't experiences slow downs and problems then I wouldn't worry about it.
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youtube seems slower, but I am not 100% sure about what else is happening on the network.
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post #6 of 15
Getting a better Wireless Router with 'n' standard might help.
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Can't Change the router i'm afraid, I can only really change things to my computer. I have Dropped down to one bar now, and am getting heaps of Drop outs and Lag in Stacraft. Any Suggestions?
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post #8 of 15
You could consider getting a stronger antenna for your wireless card since reception seems to be the culprit.
Or something like this: Alfa AWUS036H
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I was looking at this, Not sure if this would do the Job or not.

Ebay
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post #10 of 15
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Originally Posted by ObscureVisions View Post
I was looking at this, Not sure if this would do the Job or not.

Ebay
That doesn't actually have the antenna though.
It's just an extension.
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