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Old June 19, 2014, 11:54 PM
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Default Decent MPCI-E Wifi?

I'm looking to pick up a Wifi MPCI-E card for my Asus Gene V board. I won't be using wifi often, but when I do I want something decent for browsing and the odd online game. I don't want to spend a fortune either.

Is this something that would fit the bill?

Intel Centrino Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250 WiFi mPCI-E Adapter | laptop accessories | City of Toronto | Kijiji
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Old June 20, 2014, 12:16 AM
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I do not see why not, unless you wanted a card with bluetooth. Intel has those as well.
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why do you want it on mini pcie alone? There is a lot of EMI interference on the mobo. USB would be a lot better.
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Old June 20, 2014, 02:41 PM
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I preferred something that wasn't sticking out of my case and figured if laptops used them, why wouldn't they be good. Is there no interference on laptops?
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I preferred something that wasn't sticking out of my case and figured if laptops used them, why wouldn't they be good. Is there no interference on laptops?
I just went through this with my mITX build. Don't forget that you'll also need to order antennas and find a place to mount them.
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I was just going to say laptops also have wire antenna that goes up the screen bezel
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I recommend something newer.

the 6xxx series are old. get the newer intel 7260 series. They come in a variety of speeds and bluetooth options from N to ac, single and dualband

The best deal to get is the Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I GIGABYTE - Motherboard - GC-WB867D-I (rev. 1.0)
It has the latest 7260 AC and bluetooth and is complete with antennas. I have the previous version and the kit works well.
You canget it at Hookbag.ca GC-WB867D-I from Gigabyte - Gigabyte - Network - - Home Computer Parts, Computer Components, low price computer at Hookbag $33

There is a cheaper no frills N+bt mpcie card for less here 7260.HMWBNWB from Intel - Intel - Network - - Home Computer Parts, Computer Components, low price computer at Hookbag $13

search coupon site bargainmoose.ca for the free shipping code for new accounts.
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I recommend something newer.

the 6xxx series are old. get the newer intel 7260 series. They come in a variety of speeds and bluetooth options from N to ac, single and dualband

The best deal to get is the Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I GIGABYTE - Motherboard - GC-WB867D-I (rev. 1.0)
It has the latest 7260 AC and bluetooth and is complete with antennas. I have the previous version and the kit works well.
You canget it at Hookbag.ca GC-WB867D-I from Gigabyte - Gigabyte - Network - - Home Computer Parts, Computer Components, low price computer at Hookbag $33

There is a cheaper no frills N+bt mpcie card for less here 7260.HMWBNWB from Intel - Intel - Network - - Home Computer Parts, Computer Components, low price computer at Hookbag $13

search coupon site bargainmoose.ca for the free shipping code for new accounts.
There's no reason why I couldn't remove the PCI plate and use the card on my Asus Gene V right?
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There's no reason why I couldn't remove the PCI plate and use the card on my Asus Gene V right?
Yeah.
As you can see in the product image, you can remove the mpcie card from the pcie adapter. just like in a laptop, mpcie it is held down by 2 m2 screws.
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