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OK, I've got an Asus PCI-G31 card right now, that's capable of 11g. It can see and connect to our main 11n network, but the signal strength can be a bit weak. As soon as it hits 3 bars (the router is in the room underneath this one. as the crow flies, about 15-20ft, but it's got to go through a floor and walls, plus the back of the PC faces away from the router) - its a modernish house if that helps), I experience quite bad lag on the connection. At the moment I'm getting a constant 3 bars. My laptop, for comparsion, with an 11n card, in the same place (well. on top of the printer that my rig sits next to), will get 4. and won't experience any of these issues if it reaches 3 bars. Router is a Virgin Media Hub (Netgear VMDG280). 

 

I've got up to £30 GBP to spend on an internal wireless card. I have a free PCI, PCIEx1, and PCIEx16 slot (limited to x4 speeds), so either of the 3 standards will do. I would like at least 300Mbps 11n, and compatibility with Windows 7 32 and 64-bit. I don't particularly want a USB adapter. Ideally it needs to be available on Ebuyer or Amazon. Powerline isn't a solution due to a complete lack of plugs in my room.

 

As long as I can get a decent signal with it, I don't really care who makes it. Any suggestions?


Edited by Markeh - 11/18/11 at 3:31pm
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