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Linksys Wireless G Routers w/Speedbooster

by AJS Software / June 28, 2006 2:30 AM PDT

It seems after reading in between the lines that Speedbooster is really for networks that have several devices communicating with the router.

Currently I am connecting just one device (my laptop) to a router at speeds of anywhere between 11 and 54Mbps. My Comcast connection is at 10Mbps.

Will Speedbooster make a difference here?


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No gain. Here's why.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 28, 2006 3:02 AM PDT

ALL the speed boosters rely on same maker devices with same type capability (ie. speedbooster.) It's a safe bet your laptop has it's own wifi hardware and as such will not get a boost.


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Speedbooster works between computers on the same network
by PhantomUser07 / June 28, 2006 6:28 AM PDT

Its only good when you have more than one computer on your home network and then only if they all are either wired to the router or have a "Speedbooster" wireless card/usb device. And then again when they are accessing each other, not the internet. Speedbooster would come in handy say if your were playing a video from the desktop in the bedroom and transmitting it wireless to your laptop in the livingroom to show on the tv.

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