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What Wireless Network Card Would You Recommend Out Of These?

What Wireless Network Card Would You Recommend Out Of These?

I am getting a new wireless card as i think my Asus PCE-N15 11n may be on its way, as im starting to get some low signal quality since updating the drivers. Plus would like to upgrade to a 2.4ghz - 5gz to be able to use the 5ghz and have more mbps and AC.

I have found a few im interested in a read a few mixed reviews on each one. I would like to ask what your recommendations would be?

What i have looked at with:

Asus PCE-AC68 Wireless PCIe Card
I particulary like this one as i like the feature of its own base stand and it sounds pretty good.

TP-LINK Archer T6E Wireless PCI Card
Another one i spotted but does have lower Mbps then the Asus PCE-AC68

TP-LINK Archer T9UH USB Wireless Adapter - AC 1900, Dual-band
Not sure what USB is like? but sounds good.

So what would be your recommendation/ opinion?

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Mixed bag.

If you are having trouble at 2.4GHz then 5GHz is likely to wash out as it rarely has the reach of your 2.4GHz WiFi.

Here we use a lot of different models but never and I mean never found a 5GHz connection to work well when 2.4GHz isn't performing at top 2.4GHz speed.

Here's the last USB I picked up for my PC Medic bag. https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07BMLPYJS/
I see it's out of stock but there are many other 1200 megabit dual channel adapters on that page so it's a cheap thing that works for me.

But again, those that are at the outer reaches of WiFi will have to test a few adapters to see which one works best for them. Let me repeat that I do not approve of fixing coverage issues this way since the client will only call back in with more connection issues later.

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As there are so many of these 1200 megabit adapters.

I will add that the ones you don't have to find drivers for have been a joy to install.

Plug in, Windows uses its own driver and we are up. (Done too.)

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