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Hey guys,

So after not being able to use my full scale setup for about four months, I finally got it all setup yesterday and absolutely loving it!

Unfortunately, I have one issue: my wireless card is dying. It just cannot connect to the network where I am boarding (note this, means I can't go with a hardwire solution, despite having a massive ethernet cable), while my iphone, iPad and m11x are doing so with full strength (or close enough).

So, I was wondering what you guys would recommend for a relatively good but inexpensive replacement...? I'm leaning more to the idea of a dongle to plug into the back of my PC (plenty of spare space).

I do a moderate amount of online gaming, so will I have any latency issues...?

I'm really pretty unknowledgeable in this area so any help would be appreciated!

Oh yes, and I will be buying from www.pccasegear.com from this list here

Many thanks in advance!!
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You could always look into ethernet over powerline. That way you wont have any wireless interferance and you will have a nice constant connection. I'm also in the same boat as you and have decided to go down this road. Unless you have a super fast connection from what I've read the 100mbs kit would work perfectly. Just another thing for you to think about thumb.gif
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Thanks for weighing in man!!

I've actually decided to go with a PCI-E Asus card, should be coming tomorrow. But I'll definitely consider ethernet over powerline next time this sort of problem crops up (hopefully not for a long time now...).

+rep for actually replying to such a specific and shaky request!
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OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Alienware Optx 23" 3D Alienware Optx 23" 3D Ducky Shine White LEDs MX Blue 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair HX-650 Lancool PC-K62 Alienware TactX Logitech X-540 
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NZXT Sentry Mesh Fan Controller Xigmatek White LED Orange Fans 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i5-2537M GT540M G.Skill 1333mhz 2x4gb OCZ Vertex 2 SSD 
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