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Will an N300 Adapter give me improved performance over an N150?

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User Info: Foxhound3857

Foxhound3857
4 years ago#1
So, I have Verizon Wireless DSL in my house, 768kbps, but since I can't have a computer in the main room I have to use a wireless adapter in my room to get a signal. I'm using a Netgear N150, and my internet speed has been pretty crappy as of late. Regular intervals of lag, random disconnects, even banned from one of my games because of key packet loss.

I was going to hit Walmart later today to pick up a Linksys N300 Adapter and see if that helps, but I wanted some input first on someone who knows something about this. Will this help with my signal range/strength? Will the N300 give me a faster, more stable connection over the N150?
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User Info: reincarnator07

reincarnator07
4 years ago#2
I doubt it will make any difference. Sounds like the problem is the either router or the layout of your house.
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User Info: Foxhound3857

Foxhound3857
4 years ago#3
My router is a Westell Versalink 327W.
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User Info: WerdnAndreW

WerdnAndreW
4 years ago#4
What wifi adapter do you have on your pc?

Edit: NVM...

I suggest you buy an adapter that uses a external antenna.
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User Info: Davel23

Davel23
4 years ago#5
That particular device is a combination DSL modem and wireless router. It also does not support anything newer than 802.11g. Buying a new 802.11n adapter probably won't make much difference. I assume that router was supplied by Verizon, I would try contacting their support and let them know you're having trouble. They may even send you a new, more up-to-date router.
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User Info: Foxhound3857

Foxhound3857
4 years ago#6
So a new adapter isn't going to help me AT ALL with a more stable connection? It doesn't have any better range than a 150?
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User Info: Knight2520

Knight2520
4 years ago#7
From: Foxhound3857 | #006
It doesn't have any better range than a 150?


The issue isn't the reception of the signal, it's the initial source of the signal. Ask Verizon for a new router since you're having problems. I had an old Westell until today, and they sent out a new 802.11n router today. Much nicer.
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User Info: Dragnfyr

Dragnfyr
4 years ago#8
You should buy a new router. You can turn off the router part of the modem/router Verizon give you and hook up your own router to the modem.
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User Info: Foxhound3857

Foxhound3857
4 years ago#9
Yeah, I'm gonna call them, but in the mean time, will the N300 help at least a LITTLE bit?
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User Info: WyzeGye

WyzeGye
4 years ago#10
I have a netgear n900 and it works great...
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