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Windows 7: Which Wireless Adapter shall I buy?

22 Nov 2011   #1
domdomrys

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Which Wireless Adapter shall I buy?

Well, recently i bought a belkin wireless adapter which keeps on dropping the connection. I'm sick of it. I can't even download 200mb with it not dropping. So, i recently found a few of different wireless adapters. I want to know which one to buy.
Netgear N600 Dual Band Wireless-N USB WiFi Adapter | eBay
Netgear WNA3100 Wireless-N USB N300 WiFi Network Adapter - Dongle, Adaptor, WLAN | eBay
NETGEAR WG111 802.11g 54Mbps Wireless USB 2.0 Adapter | eBay
Netgear N150 Wireless G LAN USB Adapter - WNA1000 | eBay
Cisco-Linksys WUSB100 Wireless Network USB Adapter | eBay
Cisco Linksys AE1000 Wireless-N Dual-Band USB Adapter | eBay

Do you know any other good ones? it can be wireless G. They can be pci as well

I want to know which one is the best. Thanks!


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22 Nov 2011   #2
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hello,

What is the make and model of your router?

The first link claims it can do 600Mbps. This will however be limited by your routers wireless speed. If it was me I would go with the first link. Netgears tend to be reliable anyway.


Dave
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22 Nov 2011   #3
2xg

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Hi dom...

I would recommend something with a High Gain detachable Antenna (they can be replaceable if needed to be upgraded), anything >9dBi would be great. I bought a $20 high gain network adapter and it works really great.
Here's Amazon's US site for a huge selection. I'm pretty sure that if you search Ebay UK site for 'High Gain Wireless Network Adapters' you'll find a few.
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24 Nov 2011   #4
domdomrys

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I really don't care about the speed. G is alright. I just want a adapter that's reliable and not too ancient.
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24 Nov 2011   #5
domdomrys

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 2xg View Post
Hi dom...

I would recommend something with a High Gain detachable Antenna (they can be replaceable if needed to be upgraded), anything >9dBi would be great. I bought a $20 high gain network adapter and it works really great.
Here's Amazon's US site for a huge selection. I'm pretty sure that if you search Ebay UK site for 'High Gain Wireless Network Adapters' you'll find a few.
So, well is this alright :TP-Link 150Mbps High Gain Wireless USB Network Adapter | eBay

Also i found this: http://*******/te7Mv4 which seems to be very good as it got his award: http://*******/uw9VQM

Can you see which adapter you've got, 2xg, maybe i should buy the same one?

Or can you please give me a link to another one because i can't really find any
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25 Nov 2011   #6
2xg

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Dom - How far are you from the wireless router?

All those links have lower dBi's. What I have may not work for you, but here it is, it can be big and not very good looking if it's installed in a laptop. We have have it connected to a desktop. This, (it's a G) is what I have, it has a 9dBi but we get 5bars.
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26 Nov 2011   #7
domdomrys

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 2xg View Post
Dom - How far are you from the wireless router?

All those links have lower dBi's. What I have may not work for you, but here it is, it can be big and not very good looking if it's installed in a laptop. We have have it connected to a desktop. This, (it's a G) is what I have, it has a 9dBi but we get 5bars.
I'm quite a long way from my router. the old adapters which i had show up with about 3-4 bars
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27 Nov 2011   #8
domdomrys

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I'm gonna buy the edimax one
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01 Dec 2011   #9
akonobi2011

win 7 premium 64bit
 
 

The Alfa High Gain 1000mW USB Adapter is hands-down the best. They even have one with 2000mW of power.
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