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Hi,

I've recently moved house and the new house I'm living in does not have an Ethernet port near where my computer is and it is t practical to run a huge cable throu the house to my computer so I'm going to need to put in a wireless card for my Internet use. I do a lot of online gaming so I'm going to need something that can sustain a good latency and won't cut out. I don't have any experience with wireless cards so I don't really know where to start a I've traditionally used a cable.

I've looked online and seen the Asus PCE-AC66, was wondering if that might be appropriate. Any help is appreciated!
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post #2 of 4
Stay away from anything USB.

Generally, I hate using anything that relies on the computer for drivers etc etc. Something crashing, windows has to manage everything. I'm more into access points. It's own hardware managing it's own stuff. Better speeds and latency, more reliable, but at a little bit higher cost. You can plug it into a router too and then run cables to multiple computers/laptops.
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Ok, but could someone tell me if wireless ac cards like the one I suggested work with wireless n routers?
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post #4 of 4
Yes, It will work with a wireless-N router. Definitely not worth the price unless you have an AC router to match though but it will future proof your system for when you do take the switch to AC thumb.gif . I use the TL-WDN4800 and it works fine for me.
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