General Networking/Lan/Wan/? on WiFI

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so i need to upgrade my router , or at least I think so .  I have a "n" router and have read that the 802.11AC router is much better and faster.  What I dont understand is my devices like my TV has "n" wifi capability.  Will the ac router help with this device, ie stream video faster?
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Yes, an AC router will speed things up, even if your adapters are N adapters. I just upgraded last weekend from an N300 to an AC1200 (refurbished no less). My download speed doubled on my wireless devices. Upload speed increased only slightly.

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