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    New imac owner with router Question

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    New imac owner with router Question
    In less than 2 days I will own my first imac.

    I currently have a dlink airplus extreme G wireless router.

    This might be a dumb question, bear in mind I am in pre newbie stage with imac

    here are my imac specs

    Specifications

    * 1GB 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM - 1x1GB
    * 250GB Serial ATA Drive
    * SuperDrive 8x (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
    * Apple Mighty Mouse
    * Apple Keyboard (English) + Mac OS X
    * Accessory kit
    * 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    * ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT with 128MB memory
    * 20-inch glossy widescreen LCD
    * AirPort Extreme
    * Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR

    How much better served would I be to go buy a 802.11n wireless router. If so what would one recommend?

    I thank you all for any help provided...

    Mark
    esau17@mchsi.com

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    New imac owner with router Question
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    Member Since
    Nov 29, 2006
    Location
    Barrie, Ontario, Canada
    Posts
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    Specs:
    2.16 GHz Intel Imac Core 2 Duo//MacBook 1.83 Core 2 Duo//G5 Power Mac
    I bought the airport extreme and have had no problems with it. I connect a linux/xp/macbook/iMac with it. I also have an external hd and two printers shared through it.

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    New imac owner with router Question
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    Member Since
    Jan 13, 2007
    Location
    Central New York
    Posts
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    Specs:
    15in i7 MacBook Pro, 8GB RAM, 120GB SSD, 500GB HD
    Are you transferring large files on a LAN? If not then you have no need for a N-spec router, and by large files I mean 10+GB in size.
    Blog and Photo Gallery: http://philolin.me/

    Currently running OS X 10.10

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