Wireless networking slow, flaky, or crashing your router? Have an Intel 5300, 5100, 6205, 6300 wireless chipset? Disable 802.11n! Has your Intel-based laptop’s wireless connection been bizarrely slow, ... (more)
Like any good free software/open source person I make sure my hardware purchases go towards companies that provide open drivers and specifications. For laptops that means Intel. However they make the flakiest wifi chipsets and their hardware only works reliably (and very slowly) if you disable wireless-n which is very annoying. They should be embarrassed!