Quote: Originally Posted by cclloyd9785
Which mode of wireless is better/faster? I can enable the 5 GHz band on my router for only wireless N laptops, wireless A, or both. So which is faster?
N is much faster as 802.11a can only achieve 54Mb/s where N can achieve 300Mb/s or more. Running in mixed mode will reduce the potential speed of 802.11n by a significant amount.
You want to run 802.11n Only mode and use WPA2 with AES encryption if you want the best possible LAN speeds.