Netgear adds cheaper router, USB adapter to 802.11ac lineup

By Jos ยท 4 replies
May 16, 2012
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  1. Earlier this week Buffalo beat Netgear to market with the first commercially available 802.11ac router, but it didn't take long for the latter to respond by launching its own R6300...

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  2. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 3,509   +1,055

    So I will just have to change my motherboard, buy an adapter and a new router to get access to AC, I love wifi!
  3. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,373   +71

    What's the big deal about all these speeds if dsl internet is only 1.2 meg.?
  4. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 3,509   +1,055

    Right because that's what routers are used for, only to connect to the internet. Come on guys what's with this replies I thought I was reading techspot not lifehacker.
  5. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,682   +160

    What they really need to do is get 10GB and dump the 1GB for Wired LAN side. WiFi always going to be iffy. 802.11n @ 40MHz and 300/300 split that it.s the New 802.11ac we just don't have the hardware to use it yet. Going to cost more money to get gear to use that new standard. Most users are sill on 802.11b, 802.11g some are using 802.11a the rest are on 802.11n. All these 450/450 = 900mbps Now it's going to be over Gbps.

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