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NFT: Help please RE: wireless routers

Jerz44 : 7/7/2017 6:12 pm
hey all,

I just moved to a larger home that's quite old and my current wireless router seems to be creating a lot of deadspots throughout the house.

I was looking at two options on amazon. One is the NetGear nighthawk. It has the "best" range when comparing to other items.

The other thing I was looking at was the Google wifi system which has several different pods that you can place all over the house to create a 'mesh Wifi' system. I'd never heard of it, but reading about it it makes sense.

Not sure if either are overkill, but wondering if anyone has any recs.
NetGear Nighthawk - ( New Window )
I just went through this and went with  
leatherneck570 : 7/7/2017 6:24 pm : link
The nighthawk AC1900. The range is incredible and no dead spots.
The Apple Airport Extreme  
Jerz44 : 7/7/2017 6:31 pm : link
also looks pretty similar to the Google Wifi.

Can someone explain in layman terms what the 802.11 ac networking is?
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