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Old 02-25-08, 03:17 PM
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Router question

I have a Belkin router with 4 ports (in). Connected to it are:

Xbox 360 (Wired)
XBox 360 (Wired)
PC (Wired)
PS3 (WiFi)
Wii (WiFi)

Now, how does this work with 5 systems using a 4-port router? Do the systems have to be turned on to control a port, or are they dedicated? I was actually thinking of getting another PC with a NIC card for wireless connectivity. Will that work? Do they make routers with more 'ins' or as long as there aren't more than 4 using it at any given time I have nothing to worry about?


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Old 02-25-08, 03:21 PM
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You're router is fine. The router just splits the internet access so all devices can use it. If you need more wired ports just buy a switch and plug into one of the ports on the router. That will give you more wired ports. Wireless there isn't really any limitation. At least not for your uses.
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