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Old 03-12-08, 10:51 AM
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Linksys Wireless Adapters?

My old Linksys wireless adapter just broke. So I need to get a new one. I'm trying to decide between these two:

Linksys WUSB54G

Linksys WUSB54GC

I'm going to use it mostly on a desktop computer. So I don't need a compact one, but the less space it takes on my desk the better. Do you think the standard model will get better reception (a stronger signal)? Are there any reasons why I should choose one over the other?

I'd really appreciate any input. Thanks.
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Old 03-12-08, 03:52 PM
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I'd pick WUSB54G because of the antenna
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Old 03-12-08, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by TheBigDave
My old Linksys wireless adapter just broke. So I need to get a new one. I'm trying to decide between these two:

Linksys WUSB54G

Linksys WUSB54GC

I'm going to use it mostly on a desktop computer. So I don't need a compact one, but the less space it takes on my desk the better. Do you think the standard model will get better reception (a stronger signal)? Are there any reasons why I should choose one over the other?

I'd really appreciate any input. Thanks.
My brother purchased the WUSB54GC for my dad (but left it for me to connect), and I was skeptical it would work well, as the desktop he was going to use it on was in a room in the basement, that has concrete walls on 3 sides of it, and the Linksys wireless router I had given them previously was located in the loft (so effectively on the third floor). To my surprise it worked extremely well, and indicates that the signal is in the excellent to very good range all the time.

If not for that experience I also would have said to go with the adapter with the antenna.
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