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Updating to a Wireless N Network


MD__

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Hi, i am a virgin media customer thinking of upgrading my old bog standard Netgear network to a more modern one.

I think i will go with Belkin N600 DB, any thoughts ?

But my main point is will i need to update my PC's wireless adaptor which is an old Netgear WG111T ? and do i need to get the belkin N600 wireless adaptor or can i get a cheaper N adaptor.

The PC is not the main reason i am buying the network and i dont need super speed on it, i am buying for TV, X-box, Ipod and latop purpose.

Any advice gratefully recieved.

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rdave13

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Some info here. You will need an 'N' adapter to get the better wireless speed. Any dongle should do. As for the laptop, x-box, etc. I don't know what standards they are at but they are backward compatible anyway.

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ICF

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In my experience getting the matching pci card will give you better speeds.If speed is not a priority then stick with your Netgear WG111T card.

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