Source Pravda.Ru

Marvel Wi-Fi chipset reaches industry-leading 450 megabits speed

By Margarita Snegireva. Semiconductor maker Marvell on Wednesday introduced a Wi-Fi chipset that the company claims can reach an industry-leading maximum speed of 450 megabits per second.

The Marvell TopDog 11n-450 is made on a 90 nanometer chip with three receivers and three transmitters. The product boasts superior range with less power consumption. Specifically, the TopDog reports a 500 percent increased range over 802.11g, and a 160 percent increase over current 802.11n technology.

" Marvell is first-to-market with an 802.11n 450 Mbps solution so
manufacturers can deliver industry-leading wireless range and performance
to consumers who are seeking faster and more powerful Wi-Fi capabilities ,"
said Sameer Bidichandani, senior director of technology strategy.