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Which wireless adapter for win7 & linux

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Anyone know of a wireless adapter (n/300Mbps) that works well with both Win7 64-bit and Linux (Ubuntu/Mint)?

I'm putting together a new pc for my brother and the adapters I've looked at seem to work well with one or the other, but not both ('egg reviews)-

Thanks-
Edited by cr1 - 8/6/11 at 7:28am
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WDC Black 1TB ASUS Thermalright Silver Arrow IB-E Extreme Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon/64 
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Windows10 Pro/64 Ubuntu 16.04 ASUS MX259H 25" Frameless Corsair K70 
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Avoid anything Broadcom; try to get something based on Atheros or Intel. I'm a big fan of Intel cards in both Windows and Linux.
    
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also avoid the Linksys WMP54G for linux...it's good for windows but constant lag spikes under linux
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