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Desperate to improve my 5GHZ connection. Help me decide which of the 2 options.

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#1 DINDIN632


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Posted 25 February 2016 - 01:18 AM

Ok so i just installed my "new ac router" but my 5ghz connection on the new router is noticeably worse (4 bars to 2-3) on 5ghz, Full bars on 2ghz, my network card is a centrino ultimate-n 6300, which i know isn't all that bad, first thing i want to know is if it would be worth buying an external usb wifi adapter like this

My last question is if i should just go full on pass throught powerline, direct to wall sockets.

i have heard lots of mixed things on powerlines resulting in people getting their mbps capped/low mpbs. I have a 50mbps connection, i stream via xbox app and my xbox one is wired, i just want to improve my 5ghz signal HELP PLSfrown.gif 

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#2 Kilroy


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Posted 25 February 2016 - 10:48 AM

I picked up NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender, Essentials Edition (EX2700) for pretty much the same reason and was quite happy with it until I updated my network with a eero system, I pre-ordered as I would have a difficult time justifying the $500 expenditure.

Edited by Kilroy, 25 February 2016 - 10:51 AM.

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