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Windows 7: What wireless-n pci adapter should i buy

29 Mar 2011   #1
cuddlefish

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
What wireless-n pci adapter should i buy

I need to buy a pci wireless adapter for my desktop pc because the wireless router and cable modem is now in another room.

The computer is a HP p6214y quad core with 8gb of ram running windows 7 Home premium 64 bit.

My modem is a motorola surfboard extreme.

My wireless router is a single band 2.4GHz Linksys wrt160n.

Im not sure what is better pci-express or just pci but i have both types available for use.




So i need a good wireless-n pci adapter card thing that will be compatible with windows 7 64 bit and my wrt160n. Any recommendations?

I just returned a ae1000 usb adapter and it worked horribly absolute garbage, did not really ever work. So i would prefer to use the pci stuff.


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30 Mar 2011   #2
kool1zero

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

PCI express x1 is waay faster than PCI. the higher X you go the faster the PCI-E is.
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30 Mar 2011   #3
kool1zero

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

i would try for something like this Newegg.com - ASUS PCE-N13 IEEE 802.11b/g/n PCI Express Wireless Adapter Up to 300Mbps Wireless Data Rates 64-bit/128-bit WEP, TKIP, and AES WI-Fi alliance WPA, WPA2
a good price, the dual antennas will provide better reception, it supports b,g, and n and has nearly all good feedback. (the negative feedback looks like they just used windows drivers instead of the proper ones)
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30 Mar 2011   #4
kool1zero

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

or something like this for a little more but better reviews.
Newegg.com - Linksys WMP600N IEEE 802.11a/b/g, IEEE 802.11n Draft 2.0 PCI Wireless Adapter with Dual-Band WEP, WPA & WPA2 Personal, WPA & WPA2 Enterprise

i would probably get this linksys one since its dual band it will allow for some forward compatibility if you upgrade your router to dual band
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