#203294, By spyda ADSL advice for gaming

  • spyda 3 Jan 2004 00:35:29 44 posts
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    Registered 15 years ago
    WOPR wrote:
    Get a router. Avoid USB modems at all costs as there's driver and overhead issues.

    I would have thought there'd be less overheads with a USB adapter? The processing power is obviously going to make for a (slight) decrease in your PC's performance, but (I'd imagine) the router adds one more hop to the overall journey, as instead of the packet going from PC > Net (as per a USB Modem) it has to go PC > Router > Net? Or am I horribly misinformed?
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