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Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by dark2099, Jan 14, 2013.

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    So for quite a while now, I've been using a USB network adapter and would like to upgrade to a PCI/PCI-E based one, but am so out of the loop, was hoping to get some advice on what to look for. Thanks!
     
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    Since you want to upgrade I would suggest to stick with a 5 ghz bandwith. Most of things in home still use the 2.4ghz. So sometimes you get choppy wireless phone because of router.
     
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    I'd like to jump in here and ask if USB adapters are basically all the same except that the more expensive ones are dual band? The cheap ones are just $10 before shipping from the egg.
     
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    Those have weak signals etcetc, so unless you are quite close to your router and its unobstructed it will give you untold amounts of pain.
     

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