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title says all, I just got the Asus p8p67 WS Revolution and it doesn't have a PCI slot sigh
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Honestly, most are very similar. I have had a good experience with Netgear and ASUS though. My person favorite is this ASUS Wireless PCI-e.

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I generally like Cisco/Linksys products as I've had good experience with them. My WRT54G was great and my E2000 hasn't disappointed (Netgear and Belkin are junk for me). There isn't a large selection of PCI-E cards, but it looks like this D-Link DWA-556 is a really good card.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-218-_-Product
    
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Hmm.. personally ive always really liked d-link, never had a problem with them. but ive also used the Asus wireless card that Dieux mentioned above and for the price it works pretty well, its the card that i usually use on client builds since its pretty versatile and usually reliable.

In the past ive used the D-Link

(Pci-e) and DWA-552 (pci), they have good connection. usually i just plug them in and it typically installs themselves

My girlfriend is using a DWA -556 in a room that has bad connection with most wireless cards and she gets 3-4 bars (1.9mbs on hers vs 2.1mbs on wired). On my HTPC i use the DWA-552 with no issue.

But if you can go wired
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Originally Posted by DNytAftr View Post
Hmm.. personally ive always really liked d-link, never had a problem with them. but ive also used the Asus wireless card that Dieux mentioned above and for the price it works pretty well, its the card that i usually use on client builds since its pretty versatile and usually reliable.

In the past ive used the D-Link DWA-556 (Pci-e) and DWA-552 (pci), they have good connection. usually i just plug them in and it typically installs themselves

My girlfriend is using a DWA -556 in a room that has bad connection with most wireless cards and she gets 3-4 bars (1.9mbs on hers vs 2.1mbs on wired). On my HTPC i use the DWA-552 with no issue.

But if you can go wired
+1 go for d link, i used wireless all my life
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Honestly, most are very similar. I have had a good experience with Netgear and ASUS though. My person favorite is this ASUS Wireless PCI-e.

Good Luck,
Jason "Dieux Soldat" Xiao
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I'm using it now with a netgear 3500L and it hasn't let me down yet. However, i would opt for pigtail antennas for even better reception.
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The DWA-556 is a really good card, I am currently using it. I would rather be wired like most people but it doesn't make a huge difference for me .
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