Is xbox 360 N network wireless adapter really good?

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    Yes but no. The one your pointing to is just a fake chinese one which probably uses only one of its antennas anyway. The real dual antenna ones are wireless a/b/g/n and those really do give you more range and speed for your buck (assuming your recieving wireless n signal too). I got an "Unofficial Datel Wireless Adapter" from my friend and compared to the old white Microsoft Wireless G adapter it really is way better
     
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    is this really the only way you can hook up an XBOX 360 wirelessly? You have to purchase a $30.00 adapter or else always have it attached to an ethernet cord? You would have thought that these adapters would have dropped in price by now.
     
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    If you have a laptop, you could bridge your wireless and wired card and use internet that way.
    Otherwise, yes, it's pretty much the only way.
    LAN over power also works.
     
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    I purchased an XBOX 360 for $20.00. I'll pay more for the wireless adapter than I did for the console itself.
     
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    If you're close to the router then the cheap chinese clones will work or the single antenna MS one would also work.
     
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    You could always try a thrift store like Goodwill or Savers, I got an official Wireless N adapter for only $5.99 that way.
     
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    An old model does actually require an adapter. All slim "S" or "E" consoles have basic internal wireless.
    The wireless N adapter is an optional upgrade beyond that.
     
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    Afaik, you can't fit the Wifi adapters to Slims (seeing they already have wifi internally and it being pointless to hook one up)
    They lack the notches like the phatties.
     
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    Microsoft thought of that. The dual antenna N adapter has fold out legs to sit next to the slim.
     
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    Only takes one cat to see it ;p
     

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