clarince63 April 10, 2009 at 07:51:15 Specs: Windows Vista Home Prem., 2.0 gigahytz
I have a USB wireless network adapter that i want to overclock. I just want imoproved range. I heard of a program that regulates power to hardware to cut down on elecricity consumption. But i heard it works the other way too (to increase power to increase proformance).
Whatever you heard in relation to Wifi in relation to power is wrong.
There is a world of difference between electrical power and RF power.
Overclocking is not possible and overpowering a wi-fi adaptor will do absolutely nothing, in fact you will most likely destroy it if you over power it with electrical power. I don't know of any electrical equipment were performance can be improved by over powering it.
The RF power output of wi-fi equipment is fixed and regulated by your countries Radio Regulatory Authorities. It has to be otherwise it would be chaos.
The only way to improve the range of wi-fi is to install a more efficient antenna. Do a search on Google for hi-gain wifi antennas.
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