Surfing with Wireless Pre-N

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  1. XtremelyCanadian

    XtremelyCanadian I play hockey.....EH

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    Got the new Belkin Wireless Pre-N Router ($130) today with a PC Card ($100).

    Leaps and bounds over my previous Wireless-B, i can get used to surfing at 108mbps :bigthumb:
     
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    StevesVR4 Get Arrested

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    Considering my cable Internet connection can't even come close to the speeds of my wireless G network, pre-N stuff doesn't really matter much to me. :noes:
     
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    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    How's the N range compare? That's the biggest problem I see with wifi. They tell you 150' or some bullshit like that but in reality you're lucky to get a signal through a couple of hollow interior walls before it freaks out and starts leghumping your neighbor's unprotected network instead of connecting to your own.
     
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    XtremelyCanadian I play hockey.....EH

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    Way better than b or g. I had the same problems before with disconnecting and sometimes picking up my neighbors wireless connection instead. The pre-n is at 100% signal all over our 2000 sq. foot 2 story house. Haven't had any problems yet even going through a floor and a couple walls, always seems to stick at 100%.
     
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    Very cool. I heard that 802.11n was recently made official. I can't wait until there's offical N stuff on the market so I can finally feel good about installing wifi knowing its actually going to work and keep working.
     
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    XtremelyCanadian I play hockey.....EH

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    Really ?? Link ??

    All the stuff i read has said that it is not approved yet as standard and therefore is not recommended for business applications. Home use is a different thing, it is backwards compatible with b and g, so i think it is pretty safe for home usage for now.
     

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