Best (Most Powerful) Wifi Option !? Suggestions !?

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Best (Most Powerful) Wifi Option !? Suggestions !?

Unread postby BuckoNZ » Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:06 pm

Hi,

I travel around quite a but and I'm keen to build up a XU4 as a "media centre" of sorts to run Kodi, Netflix, etc. However I want to know, which of the Wifi option is the best - and I suppose for my purposes, using the in-house Wifi in hotels, etc., which is the most powerful? I'm planning to run Ubuntu 18.04.

I assume it would be the Wifi Module 3 with the SMA 2dBi Antenna, but then again, being able to use both frequencies, as provided with the Wifi Module 5 might be best?

Suggestions?

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Re: Best (Most Powerful) Wifi Option !? Suggestions !?

Unread postby odroid » Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:48 pm

If you need 2.4GHz and 5GHz dual-band, you have to choose WiFi module 4 or 5.
If you use the 5GHz connection, the module 5 throughput is around 180Mbps while Module 4 throughput is around 90Mbps.

But you have to know the media center performance of C2 is much better than XU4.
C2 supports H.264/265 4K video playback while XU4 can handle only H.264 2K video.
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Re: Best (Most Powerful) Wifi Option !? Suggestions !?

Unread postby BuckoNZ » Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:23 am

I went with Wifi Module 5. I'll see how that goes.
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