Originally Posted by FearNo1
From what I have read, its better to wait until the standard is set, which is expected by 2nd quarter next year. The pre-draft N products are inconsistent and mostly exagerrated...
wow, not true at all !! , having tested both on the same laptop there is a distinct and noticable difference..For example, i'll drive through downtown san jose with a nice gold orinoko card and pick up around 25 hotspots at a given time and then drive around the same route again with the built-in N card and granted ill only get 10 or so more hotspots, but the performance increase is uncanny...especially on the ones that were just semi strong with the orinoco card. maybe you should read the white papers on the broadcom 802.11n cards and you will understand little more clearly why the bandwidth of all the a-b-g and even the separate g channels coincide all together into this two channel architecture to create this huge performance increase...if u were going to wait why not just throw away all your 802.11 devices and wait for 802.16 to come out!! that at least, would be more effecient .... apparently a whole city could use one AP via wimax, hell u could even throw away all your cell phones too and just use portable VOIP phones based on how strong 802.16 is ...btw NEWS FLASH..802.11n will never be ratified!! the whole 802.11 standard will be dropped so might as well use the best now!