8 Replies Latest reply: Dec 6, 2012 3:59 PM by applewarm
applewarm Level 1 Level 1 (45 points)

I'm no expert/technician, just an average user.

I've had a TC for about a year now, and used it to simply backup my MBP on the wifi network of my ADSL modem (20 MB speed).

Some things I've been reading on here suggest that an Ethernet connection makes things faster, is that true?

Is there a consistent improvement in backup speed going from wifi to Ethernet cable on the TC?

I don't know much about the TC potential, as in creating or extending networks, clients, routers and stuff...as said I'm no expert at all!

Would it be better/more appropriate to use the TC with its own network, or connecting it via Ethernet to the modem existing one?

Speed isn't that bad, I have iPhone, Mac and TV all joined to the network, TC backing up, and still manage to like download movies pretty fast...

I prefer wifi it's more portable less cables and all, I'm just wondering if I'm sort of missing out on the TC.

Thank you.


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