USB 2.0 vs PCIe 1.1 bus speeds?
Posted on 2013-12-01
I am in the process of updating my network and I bought a Linksys AC 900 EA6200 router with speeds up to ~840 mbps.
Until I can upgrade my PC's They have USB 2.0 ports, I was going to install a PCI express x 1 USB 3.0 card to get more speed but I just found out they are v1.1 slots and if I understand correctly they only get 250 mbps speeds so I am better off using the USB 2.0 ports, is that correct?
From what I was told a wireless USB adapter might get half of the advertised speed so would it be to my benefit to get a USB 3.0 with max speed of ~840 mbps even though I know it won't get those speeds it seems like a better option than a USB 2.0 adapter that advertises 450 mbps.
Is there anything I am missing that would allow me to get faster network speeds?