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There has to be atleast someone out there who has done this, But I have come to realize I've seen no antennas...so what do I need to order to have a functional mini pci-e wifi card on the EX6?
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mini PCI-E to PCI-E adapter?



Why won't you just buy PCI-E WiFi card though? Want to use Intel Wireless card?
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mini PCI-E to PCI-E adapter?



Why won't you just buy PCI-E WiFi card though? Want to use Intel Wireless card?

Well the mobo does have a slot for things like laptop-style wifi cards and ssd (Unless I am going crazy but this is what my BF said). I have a spare intel wireless card and no matter what I try from Asus to Encore to Linksys typical cards with antenna have signal problems. It does not like being pushed against a wall.

Asus wifi card actually lasted longest, but two 7970 create alot of heat to be blown out the back along with negative pressure fan right ontop...then they eventually start to get choppy connections, thus my selection of the Extreme6.
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Oh lol.

I've always thought that was mSATA on Extreme6 (they look so similar). It's mini PCI-E indeed.

Well, you can get some antennas and get the cables out of PCI case slot.

So you just can't find antennas? Will edit this post if I find something.

EDIT: Found this so far.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dual-Band-wifi-wireless-wlan-antenna-u-fl-ipex-mini-pci-e-4-Notebook-Latop-Card-/400416182440?pt=US_Directional_Network_Antennas&hash=item5d3aaa10a8

Just search around for more.

This one even better.
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