Do the white 5,1 and 6,1 iMacs have "n" wireless capabilities?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by dcpmark, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. dcpmark macrumors 6502a

    Oct 20, 2009
    Everymac seems to suggest they came with 802.11a/b/g/n, but most I've seen advertised stop at "g". Can someone confirm they are "n" capable, or at least upgradeable?

  2. daneoni macrumors G4


    Mar 24, 2006
    Theres one way to find out

    /Applications/Utilities/Network Utility

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  3. Badger^2 macrumors 68000


    Oct 29, 2009
  4. dcpmark, Apr 26, 2011
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2011

    dcpmark thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Oct 20, 2009
    Well, for one, I've never used EveryMac before until looking for a used iMac. While it seems to be authoritative, and I have no reason to distrust it, I've looked at the ads for over 100 used white 5,1 iMacs, and not one mentioned that it was "n" capable. Wouldn't you look for verification, perhaps from someone who owns one?

    As for the second question, all hyperbole aside, it's a question of range, not speed. If possible, I would like to put the iMac on my farther-reaching "n" network, rather than my "g" network, which is in use by my TiVOs and other internet appliances.

    But thanks for the info about upgrading if necessary!

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