Wireless B or Wireless G

By andy3050
Jun 1, 2005
  1. I have a 2MB cable broadband connection, i'm looking at going wireless but not sure what to get. wireless b is cheaper than wireless g, but i'm going to be connecting my Xbox, 2 pc's (One of which will be connected by a wire into the wireless router), a laptop and in the future my Nintendo DS and Nintendo Revolution. which one will be better for my setup? all i use the connection for is internet and online gaming

    thanks in advance for any help
  2. Filard

    Filard TS Rookie

    I would go with g only because you are planning to expand the network. If it were just one laptop and one other piece I would have said b.
  3. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    As you are only interested in Internet, the b version is more than enough.
    The 11-b or 54-g only play a role if you do regular large file-transfers within your network.
    It'll be a while before you get any internet home-connection over 10MB.
    So save yourself the money and go for b. Buy e.g. more RAM with the price-difference.
  4. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Very well said RBS. You wouldn't believe how many people feel they NEED to have 802.11G just to have it. But if it's only for internet, save your money and get B!

    :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
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