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Archived Post 04-15-2012 08:41 AM

Anyone use a wireless adapter?
 
Are the wireless adapters Reliable for a gaming connection? I put my computer in another room and I didn't realize it didn't have a wireless adapter.

I also have an old linksys wireless router, if that can be used to catch my wireless network and deliver the signal through an Ethernet cable.

Archived Post 04-15-2012 08:49 AM

when my dlink repeater wants to work, its great.

but since it only works 1 day out of the year...

Archived Post 04-15-2012 08:53 AM

I opt for an Ethernet connection whenever possible, but wireless can get the job done well enough. Just expect to have some more lag spikes and/or disconnects than you may be used to.

Then again, my Cisco router is pretty horrid when it comes to this, and I need to reset the thing daily or more to keep my wireless devices working. You may have a better experience depending on the products you use.

Archived Post 04-15-2012 09:57 AM

I'd go with this one if I were you. New Egg reviews are probably more telling than Amazon for computer tech, and this thing reads very well. Plus it's cheap.

Archived Post 04-15-2012 10:12 AM

At home I use cabled Fiber connection... works great...

On my lappy @home or while visiting someone... WiFi... Works Great...

While on the move, 3G USB dongle... Works... WHen I have proper coverage...

Archived Post 04-15-2012 10:14 AM

I use a wireless connection on my PC, although I have to use a special high-gain antenna to get a decent enough signal to play.

Archived Post 04-15-2012 10:30 AM

centrino wireless-n 1030 + fritzbox.. works good ! but sometimes i switch to dLan.. works even better :P

Archived Post 04-15-2012 12:25 PM

I use netgear router from bestbuy. Got it for 29.99 I think. Does what its supposed to

Archived Post 04-15-2012 12:40 PM

I use a Linksys E3000. It has a max of 54Mbps. Since my internet caps out at 10Mbps, it is still overkill.

STO doesn't really require that much bandwidth. What gets you is ping speed.

Archived Post 04-15-2012 12:52 PM

My ISP provides me with a Thompson router and that combined with my N network card offer no issues at all.


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