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    Question re:- Wireless N

    This is a discussion on Question re:- Wireless N within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; at the moment i have the netgear dg834gt moden from sky, am pretty sure this is only able to give ...

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      Question re:- Wireless N

      at the moment i have the netgear dg834gt moden from sky, am pretty sure this is only able to give me a max wireless speed of 54m. My laptop has a killer wireless n network card in it model 1103
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      my question is if i were to get a wireless n route would i get a better speed and would the other computers that are wireless g still be able to connect.

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      Re: Question re:- Wireless N

      The Netgear DG834GT is indeed only able to support up to 54Mb/s as it is a WiFi g router.

      Spec wise it appears to be much the same as the Intel 6300 WiFi card in my Laptop.

      You should be able to achieve the full speed of any current router if you have connected the third aerial. If not, the it should be able to support up to 300Mb/s easily on either 2.4GHz channels or the 5GHz channels.

      The latest Sky router (Sagem 2504N) supports up to 144Mb/s on a 20MHz bandwidth. This board should have no problems with that connection.

      If you do have any issues, navigate to the Hardware Properties and check the 'Advanced Settings' for the WiFi card.

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      Re: Question re:- Wireless N

      3rd aerial? you have lost me now

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      Re: Question re:- Wireless N

      There are 3 connections for WiFi aerials on that WiFi adaptor.

      Currently most new Laptops will have 2 internal aerials connected, but not a third.

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      Re: Question re:- Wireless N

      If the card came pre-installed in the laptop then a it should be connected to a third antenna. So the answer to your questions is yes you would get a better speed on any devices with wireless N. All wireless N routers are backward compatible so your G devices will be able to connect fine too.

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      Re: Question re:- Wireless N

      The DG834GT is actually a SuperG, rated at 108mbps, but it needs a compatible adapter. Usually it needs a Netgear adapter but I found a Linksys N card pushed it to 108. A TP-Link N adapter I got recently only gets 54mbps.

      Although the 2504N would give you a bit more speed, it will not do justice to your 'killer' card. You want something that will work on simultaneous dual band.

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      Useful Utilites

      http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html/ TCPOptimiser /Test Socket

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