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Help for choosing a wireless adaptor

Hey guys! I'm building my first gaming rig and i plan to play games, not many online but a few. My second activity will be surfing the internet. The routor/modem is in the room which is above me.
I already have the D-Link DWA-130 wireless adaptor : http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833127242CVF .

My question is : as i bought this 3 years ago, do I need to buy something more new that has up to 300 mps speed (For example, this : http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=33-166-056&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=5&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Keywords=%28keywords%29&Page=1#scrollFullInfo ) or is this good enough for my pc internet use?

Thank you for your time!
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  1. Yes it will help to have the N speed adapter,and that's a nice choice.
  2. Given your usage, I don't see any obvious need to upgrade, not if it's working ok. Most of the time your ISP doesn't even come close to saturating your wireless network, G or N, so unless you have a need for a lot of local file transfers, I'd leave well enough alone. In fact, nothing beats a wired connection for gaming due to the higher reliability and lower latency. But of course that's not always practical.
  3. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Yes it will help to have the N speed adapter,and that's a nice choice.


    I'm not sure which one you're talking about? Are you meaning I should stay with the one I have or should I upgrade?
  4. I have a fast connection so i benefited from the N adapter while gaming,but my router is a N also,so for that reason my N adapter upgrade worked out well.Do you have an N router?
  5. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    I have a fast connection so i benefited from the N adapter while gaming,but my router is a N also,so for that reason my N adapter upgrade worked out well.Do you have an N router?


    Yes I have a N modem and a N router!
  6. Best answer
    Then the n adapter would be the way to go.
  7. Best answer selected by ClownWalker.
  8. Thanks for the vote,and thanks for joining the forum!
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