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Internet, Networking, and Wireless Discussion of networking, internet, and wireless including Apple's Airport products.

Airport speed?


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I'm currently using a cable internet connection on my iMac, but thinking of getting Airport to wirelessly connect my Mac and PC. Yet I'm wondering - Is the Airport wireless internet as fast as my current cable ethernet connection or is ii like using dial-up wirelessly?
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it depends which airport you have...if you have the graphite one..i think its a B version so its 10mb and same with the snow one too, now the extreame airport is the G version which i believe is 54mb so even with both they are going to be faster than your cable connect or darn close
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actually, for your internet 802.11B will be faster than your internet, so in that, you won't lose speed, the same goes with 802.11G, but ethernet is either 10/100/1000, if you have 100/1000 ethernet will be faster since 802.11G is only 54 mbps
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