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Buying a new laptop


Best Answer phillpower2 , 16 October 2016 - 10:16 AM

   Medwayman, 802.11ac is backwards compatible with 802.11b, g, n, you will just not get the maximum benefits when connected to any 802.11 b, g, n router. Hope this an... Go to the full post »


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I have a wireless router 802.11 b/g/n. and will be buying  new laptop that uses a 802.11 a/c connection . Will it still work or will i need to upgrade router as well.  Advert for laptop is as follows:-

 

Ultrafast Connection Speeds

 

With blazing-fast 802.11 a/c WiFi plus Bluetooth® connectivity, you'll be able to connect to the internet wherever you go.802.11 a/c WiFi delivers up to 3 times the connection speeds of 802.11 b/g/n.

 

Thanks in advance

 

James


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:welcome:   Medwayman,

 

802.11ac is backwards compatible with 802.11b, g, n, you will just not get the maximum benefits when connected to any 802.11 b, g, n router.
 
Hope this answers your question.

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