SmallNetBuilder Forums
Go Back   SmallNetBuilder Forums > Wireless Networking > ASUS Wireless > ASUS N Routers & Adapters

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-12-2012, 02:11 AM
Synomenon Synomenon is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 43
Thanks: 30
Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post
Synomenon is just starting out
Default Wireless Mode: Legacy?

I have a RT-N66U. I had the "Wireless Mode" set to "N Only" before, but a couple of people in the house purchased Nintendo 3DS consoles and those are G only. So, I set the "Wireless Mode" of the N66U to "Legacy" and checked the box for "b/g Protection".

Will these changes negatively impact performance for all of the other devices on the network?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-13-2012, 04:24 PM
Synomenon Synomenon is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 43
Thanks: 30
Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post
Synomenon is just starting out
Default

Anyone?...
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-13-2012, 09:08 PM
RocketJSquirrel RocketJSquirrel is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: California, USA
Posts: 148
Thanks: 15
Thanked 13 Times in 11 Posts
RocketJSquirrel is just starting out
Default

My impression from the help text is yes, Legacy mode will slow down N devices. I use Auto mode. But I don't have any inside technical info for you.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:28 PM.


Top 10 Stats
Top Posters* Top Thanked
RMerlin  368
john9527  148
azazel1024  132
stevech  117
htismaqe  101
L&LD  99
sfx2000  77
TonyH  72
AndreyPopov  57
ColinTaylor  53
RMerlin  6020
john9527  375
stevech  349
ryzhov_al  278
TeHashX  233
L&LD  232
RogerSC  199
sinshiva  147
sfx2000  133
joegreat  126
Most Viewed Threads* Hottest Threads*
Old Shellshock...  27572
Old Asuswrt-Merli...  12272
Old Simple NAS...  2447
Old Brainstorming...  2239
Old Looking for...  2016
Old RT-AC68P  1950
Old Advice on...  1687
Old RT-AC68U...  1425
Old Asus...  1380
Old AC-68...  1270
Old Asuswrt-Merli...  103
Old Advice on...  47
Old Brainstorming...  47
Old Simple NAS...  36
Old Looking for...  35
Old Shellshock...  31
Old Stable...  25
Old Issues...  24
Old WiFi Rates  23
Old RT-AC68U...  22


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© 2006-2014 Pudai LLC All Rights Reserved.