Is it possible to exchange airport 802.11g with a new 802.11n
I have a Mac Mini that I would like to upgrade Airport from 802.11g to 802.11n. Is that possible and practical?
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This article explains that is it possible, however it may not be worth the expense.
Thanks for the comment Mayer. I could no longer find that link either, but in searching for it again I have been doing some reading. It seems that there is great improvements in speed and security of 802.11n wireless. Apple supports 802.11n only on the 2.4GHz band and not the 802.11a anymore on the 5GHz band.
Performance degradation occurs when trying to use both n and g (or a/b/g/n) together. However the improved security is still available.
I did however find this upgrade, which would put the 802.11a 5GHz band in use for a Mac Mini with 802.11n 2.4GHz along with b/g. As you see by the disclaimer, performance is dependent on several factors.
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