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is Linksys "SpeedBooster" technology on wireless equipment worth the extra $$?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by digitalmonster, Nov 2, 2007.

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  1. digitalmonster

    digitalmonster Thread Starter

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    it's on their routers and wireless cards. it claims to make your connection go faster or whatever. does it work?:)
     
  2. zacke

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    Maybe, maybe not. I would personally go with N routers. All the SpeedBooster does is use frame compression, which allows for more data to be sent per packet, but not really a speed increase. But yes, it has shown to increase speed for G clients up to 10% or so.
     
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