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Any devices made to increase wireless speeds?
show user profile  digs
My workstation is in a room separated from the router (maybe 15 feet away)- the laptop with an Ethernet connection has 50mbps+ speeds, whereas my workstation (using wireless) is at like 2mbps : /

Perhaps whatever controls the wireless connection in my workstation is old

I'm wondering if there are any devices that can generate a much stronger wireless single that I can connect to my workstation via another ethernet cable? So essentially I would plug my workstation into a device that generates a much faster wireless single?

Not sure what to call that... thanks for any info

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5/31/2016 4:41:55 AM (last edit: 5/31/2016 4:42:55 AM)
show user profile  3Ddeath
ya, you can buy wireless signal boosters, they plug into a wall power socket, pick up the signal and resend it... you can also connect an Ethernet cable to them I believe.

I have bought one for a friend once, but it was a while ago so I hope i didn't forget any details on it.

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5/31/2016 5:56:06 AM (last edit: 5/31/2016 5:56:06 AM)
show user profile  STRAT
i recently purchased one of Apples Airport Extreme devices. fek, i can now get uber strength super fast wifi coverage with it even if i leave the house to go to the shops!!!


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5/31/2016 8:43:35 AM (last edit: 5/31/2016 8:54:37 AM)
show user profile  TiMoN
If the signal is strong enough, but the speed is still slow, then it might actually be a matter of old hardware.
read up on Wifi 802.11 A, B, G, N and AC standards.

If you have a super duper new Wifi Router or Extender, which supports 802.11AC, then you need to make sure the Wifi NIC in your PC also supports 802.11AC, otherwise, it will run at the fastest speed, the slowest unit allows.

I had to do a horrible crawl through the crawlspace under my house recently, in order to pull cable to my Desktop. Wifi is nice and easy, but sometimes it is just finnicky as shit, for no particular reason, so for more stability, cable is always recommended.

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5/31/2016 10:01:12 AM (last edit: 5/31/2016 10:01:12 AM)
show user profile  digs
cool, thanks for the info fellas

on a side note, just saw the new gtx 1070 is going to be priced at around 380$

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5/31/2016 6:06:49 PM (last edit: 5/31/2016 6:07:56 PM)
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