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Looking to mod my computer system in the sense that I want a black internal system with a little blue or white... at the moment I have a Netgear card in there, but, it has a green PCB... I only use it for wireless internet connection... don't use any of the other features.

Been looking for a card with a black PCB, but, only found the well overpriced Bigfoot card found on most high end ultimate edition ASUS mobos...

If some has any suggestions as how to get around the this problem or can find me a network card with a black PCB that would be great...!!!

I have the silverstone RV02 so USB isn't possible as the network USB wouldn't fit under the case top cover...
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Any reservation as far as just using the onboard one?
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i think i have one . lolz
will check when i get home

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yeah, whats wrong with the onboard?
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Any reservation as far as just using the onboard one?

Excuse my ignorance... I didn't even know there was a onboard network adapter... can't see any place to add an aerial...will it be strong enough...?
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Originally Posted by mytduxfan;13746890 
Excuse my ignorance... I didn't even know there was a onboard network adapter... can't see any place to add an aerial...will it be strong enough...?

I think what beers was getting at was why not just use the rj-45 wired connection?
If that is not possible then a add-in wireless card is needed, and finding a black pcb card may be hard to find. Then again i don't believe i ever went looking for one. I'll keep an eye out though.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mytduxfan;13746890 
Excuse my ignorance... I didn't even know there was a onboard network adapter... can't see any place to add an aerial...will it be strong enough...?
I figured you were referencing a wired connection as there are no 'gaming' centric Wi-Fi NICs (you referenced one of the Bigfoot Networks cards). You may be able to use a DD-WRT router in client mode, however you would generally potentially lose performance as with any wireless technology comparative to standard wired ethernet.

Edit:
I stand corrected:
http://www.tentonhammer.com/reviews/bigfoot/wireless-n-1102

Still, it's really just a waste of money.
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