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Windows 7: Faster Wireless Connection?


13 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Faster Wireless Connection?

Im thinking of buying a laptop, and upgrading to Windows 7

Which specs would give me a better wireless connection, for Browsing and MMO Gaming?

MSI A6005

Data Transfer Rate: 10/100/Mbps LAN
Interface Type: RJ-45 - Ethernet Connector
Protocols: 802.11n

or

MSI A6000

Data Transfer Rate: 10/100/1000Mbps Network (Up to 300 Mbps)
Interface Type: RJ-45 Ethernet Connector
802.11b/g/n Wireless Networking
Protocols: WIFI
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n

Comment if you need anymore info
Thnks


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13 Mar 2010   #2

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Err... what is this "thing"? A laptop? A Wireless adapter?

zzz2496
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13 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

In my opinion there would be virtually no difference in wireless connection; they both support 802.11N which is the important thing but the thing that will determine mostly your quality of Wireless signal and internet access will be:
The quality of the router (whether it is 'N' enabled or not)
Your Internet Speed (which you can find at http:/www.speedtest.net) and
The proximity to the router (make sure there aren't too many 2ft thick lead walls in your way )

Even though 'N' is capable of 70Mb/s your internet connection will be less than that (unless you live in Japan or South Korea or pay a stupid amount of money for your broadband) and will most likely be less than 10Mb/s as well.

In terms of MMO it really depends if the CPU/GPU/RAM are good enough to render it in real time (I'm pretty certain these PCs can do it with ease though.)

So my conclusion is that it doesn't really matter which you pick for this sort of thing.
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13 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chrisco571 View Post
Im thinking of buying a laptop, and upgrading to Windows 7

Which specs would give me a better wireless connection, for Browsing and MMO Gaming?

MSI A6005

Data Transfer Rate: 10/100/Mbps LAN
Interface Type: RJ-45 - Ethernet Connector
Protocols: 802.11n

or

MSI A6000

Data Transfer Rate: 10/100/1000Mbps Network (Up to 300 Mbps)
Interface Type: RJ-45 Ethernet Connector
802.11b/g/n Wireless Networking
Protocols: WIFI
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n

Comment if you need anymore info
Thnks

Whatever you get make sureit supports "N" as well as "B" and "G" B and G are used for general serfing the web but N is used for gameing and will give you a strong single all the time, you also need to make sure that your router supports wireless B, G and N to get the most out off the card.
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