Choosing a Wireless Modem

  dompallot 21:54 11 Dec 07
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I am getting increasingly confused by what speed wireless modem I need.

My max download speed is 2mbps
I thought the 54mbps 'G' would be fast enoguh.

But the Belkin box I picked up in the shop said if I wanted to stream video I would need to get 'N1' wich is 300mbps.

If my download speed is only 2mbps why would I need 300?!?!

Please help

  Kemistri 23:57 11 Dec 07

You wouldn't.

Consider what users typically get out of a standard 802.11g connection and you will see what I mean.

  Strawballs 00:06 12 Dec 07

I'm more than happy with the 54meg router that totally outstrips my 4meg connection speed, the only time that it might be worth getting the faster one is if you play a lot of games across your network or do a lot of large file swapping across your network

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