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hi, i have an alienware m17-r1 which has an old a/b/g wireless mini card. im planning to upgrade it to a/b/g/n mini card but it only has two antennas and new wireless N cards have 3, can i install a new antenna?
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I've seen some cards that have only 2 antennas that support N. I think one was an Atheros AR5B93 that came out of an Acer Aspire 5532. Don't know if that helps.

 

I assume your wireless card is mini-PCIe?

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Yes it is sorry for the late reply as i torn dwon the laptop i found an extra antenna for the third one (gray) can u please reccomend me a good wlan card? Yes its mini pcie
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Not a problem, is this one of the affordable/best card i could aquire?
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You'd be best for looking fora Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 or similar, such as a 6200, or I believe there is an Intel 5300 that is meant to be good. Not sure to be honest.

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Wahh too late man i bought the thing that u showed an hour after lol
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