LoginRegister
Nintendo Wii / Wii U Forum
+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 20
  1. #1
    WiiloveWii WIIMAN999's Avatar
    Member #
    3086
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    UK!!!
    Posts
    159
    Friends
    0
    Wii Friend Code: $post[field5]
    2319-8640-8665-4952

    Wired or Wireless?

    Hi guys,

    In the next few weeks i will be a proud Wii60 Elite owner and was pondering about my internet setup. If i have to go wired i will have to use a RJ45 Ethernet cable approximately 20meters in length to reach my room. The advantage to this is the cables are very cheap to buy (lol i thank ebay ) and possibly quicker speeds. Or the other option is to go wireless. Obviously, the advantage to wireless is no wires but i fear i may lose signal strength due to my thick walls in my house and the £60 price tag. Although i should probably check how strong my Wii signal strength is first.

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks in advance

    WIIMAN999
    Last edited by WIIMAN999; 01-04-2008 at 05:48 AM.

    Wii60 Elite Owner
    360 Games: Forza 2, Viva Pinata, Ace Combat 6, King Kong,
    Fifa 07, Rockstar Table Tennis, Call of Duty 4, GRAW.
    Wii Games: Wii Sports, Wii Play, NFS Carbon, SMG, TH Downhill Jam, SSX Blur, SCDA, re4 Wii edition, MSCF.
    Gamerscore: 2035! FTW...ONLY HAD XBOX ABOUT A MONTH!

    My Gamertag is WiseGuy123. PM me if you add me! Currently don't have XBL!


  2. #2
    Waluigi's #1 Fan! FRuMMaGe's Avatar
    Member #
    8705
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    England
    Posts
    2,966
    Friends
    0
    Wii Friend Code: $post[field5]
    2482-6460-3144-9934
    Quote Originally Posted by WIIMAN999
    Hi guys,

    In the next few weeks i will be a proud Xbox 360 Elite owner and was pondering about my internet setup. If i have to go wired i will have to use a RJ45 Ethernet cable approximately 20meters in length to reach my room. The advantage to this is the cables are very cheap to buy (lol i thank ebay ) and possibly quicker speeds. Or the other option is to go wireless. Obviously, the advantage to wireless is no wires but i fear i may lose signal strength due to my thick walls in my house and the 60 price tag. Although i should probably check how strong my Wii signal strength is first.

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks in advance

    WIIMAN999
    I have my Xbox wired into my laptop which acts as a wireless device. All it takes is some port forwarding.

    -=Join The Waluigi Fan Club=-

    Spoiler Alert!



    52 Members and still growing!


  3. #3
    The Man on Ice 261311's Avatar
    Member #
    44037
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    993
    Friends
    0
    Wii Friend Code: $post[field5]
    I'd personally like wireless but if you have thick walls I'd always go for the safe wired connection, it really doesn't matter more than likely because you don't live in an underground bunker but that's just my opinion, and I don't mind cords.
    With much love, 261311.

    Quote Originally Posted by JT.
    Maybe it's implying yoshi is an animal, and not just a mutated green prostitute mario likes to ride
    -=Join the Waluigi Fan Club=-


  4. #4
    WiiloveWii WIIMAN999's Avatar
    Member #
    3086
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    UK!!!
    Posts
    159
    Friends
    0
    Wii Friend Code: $post[field5]
    2319-8640-8665-4952
    Thanks for the replies FRuMMaGe and 261311

    1 more quick question:

    Would a 20 meter cable affect the speed of megabytes per second? (aka slower? ) oh and i forgot to mention i have a BT Home Hub.

    Thanks in advance,

    WIIMAN999

    Wii60 Elite Owner
    360 Games: Forza 2, Viva Pinata, Ace Combat 6, King Kong,
    Fifa 07, Rockstar Table Tennis, Call of Duty 4, GRAW.
    Wii Games: Wii Sports, Wii Play, NFS Carbon, SMG, TH Downhill Jam, SSX Blur, SCDA, re4 Wii edition, MSCF.
    Gamerscore: 2035! FTW...ONLY HAD XBOX ABOUT A MONTH!

    My Gamertag is WiseGuy123. PM me if you add me! Currently don't have XBL!


  5. #5
    Waluigi's #1 Fan! FRuMMaGe's Avatar
    Member #
    8705
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    England
    Posts
    2,966
    Friends
    0
    Wii Friend Code: $post[field5]
    2482-6460-3144-9934
    Quote Originally Posted by WIIMAN999
    Thanks for the replies FRuMMaGe and 261311

    1 more quick question:

    Would a 20 meter cable affect the speed of megabytes per second? (aka slower? ) oh and i forgot to mention i have a BT Home Hub.

    Thanks in advance,

    WIIMAN999
    It would be slower, but not noticeably.

    -=Join The Waluigi Fan Club=-

    Spoiler Alert!



    52 Members and still growing!


  6. #6
    WiiChat Member SensesFail's Avatar
    Member #
    23415
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    1,780
    Friends
    6
    Wii Friend Code: $post[field5]
    i use wired connection, 50 foot wire up to my room.


    Gamertag/PSN ID=SensesFailxWiix if you add me send me a message via console or wiichat

  7. #7
    Got Wii??? arogeek's Avatar
    Member #
    40142
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    IDK, possibly Wiiville.
    Posts
    111
    Friends
    0
    Wii Friend Code: $post[field5]
    i think wireless is slower, personaly....................
    Got Wii???

  8. #8
    WiiChat Member Celestial's Avatar
    Member #
    16628
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    London, England
    Posts
    1,396
    Friends
    0
    Wii Friend Code: $post[field5]
    3049-9371-2306-9680
    I do the same as FRuMMaGe... wired to my laptop...

    360 GT: LostCelestial
    PSN ID: AerialSpirit

  9. #9
    WiiloveWii WIIMAN999's Avatar
    Member #
    3086
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    UK!!!
    Posts
    159
    Friends
    0
    Wii Friend Code: $post[field5]
    2319-8640-8665-4952
    Hi guyz,

    Thanks for all your replies and i have decided to go wired and buy one of those dirt cheap 20 metre cables off Ebay. So setup should be a doddle!

    Thanks again,

    WIIMAN999

    Wii60 Elite Owner
    360 Games: Forza 2, Viva Pinata, Ace Combat 6, King Kong,
    Fifa 07, Rockstar Table Tennis, Call of Duty 4, GRAW.
    Wii Games: Wii Sports, Wii Play, NFS Carbon, SMG, TH Downhill Jam, SSX Blur, SCDA, re4 Wii edition, MSCF.
    Gamerscore: 2035! FTW...ONLY HAD XBOX ABOUT A MONTH!

    My Gamertag is WiseGuy123. PM me if you add me! Currently don't have XBL!


  10. #10
    WiiChat Member SensesFail's Avatar
    Member #
    23415
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    1,780
    Friends
    6
    Wii Friend Code: $post[field5]
    i have a spare 50 foot cable laying around but i think something went wrong w/it otherwise id just ship it to u for free lol. i have no use for 100 feet of ethernet cable beleive it or not!

    i got a 50ft one for 30 bucks at gamestop, 2 of them actually, how much did u find one for on ebay? cause i know the same thing was 35 at radioshack.

    edit: im talking USD here if you didnt catch that, i dont know the conversions.


    Gamertag/PSN ID=SensesFailxWiix if you add me send me a message via console or wiichat

Ads

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts