[ILUG] Intel wireless and 802.11g
belgarath at webangel.ie
Thu Aug 2 14:40:38 IST 2007
On Thursday 02 August 2007 14:27:00 Frank Duignan wrote:
> I've got an 802.11b wireless router and a laptop with an Intel wireless
> chipset (3954). Is it worth upgrading the router to 802.11g from a speed
> point of view (I'm not too concerned about the whole security dimension of
> this as both 802.11b and g have been well cracked.) Does the intel wireless
> driver support 11g's 54Mbps rate? Is it worth the cost? Thoughts?
It debends what do you use it for i1Mbps gives you something like 1mb/s
transfer rate and 54 would give you 5mb/s (it is counted in both directions)
if you do not copy huger amount of data over this link there is no point of
upgrading. B and G use same security model WPA2 is secure.
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