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post #1 of 14
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Hey,

Well I got my P5B Deluxe for Xmas, but I am sorta second guessing it because I think I should of gotten the Wi-Fi - ap one instead. Is there any way I can add on the Wi-Fi card or something. I don't really want to RMA the board. Also I was thinking about a PCI Wi-Fi card, but I don't think I have room with my 8800GTX and the X-FI sound card.
    
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How about getting one of those USB wifi adapter things?
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How about getting one of those USB wifi adapter things?
Yea I was thinking about that, but how well do they perform?
    
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I have no personal experience with them, but I was reading somewhere on here that some are just as good as the PCI ones. Even some of the "non brand name" ones perform good.
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hmm good to know. I might be going wireless soon, but I still like my ethernet wires for home networking cause of the speed.
    
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post #6 of 14
I'm not ever going wireless. It's a pain and I got the WiFi version.

Keep your P5B but if you insist on WiFi, there should be plenty of room on a p5b wifi for an 8800 GTX to fit.
post #7 of 14
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yea, I know that if I had the Wi-fi one it would be fine, but I got the regular one so adding a PCI wireless card isn't really an option, unless I get a waterblock for my 8800GTX, then that would free up a PCI slot.
    
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post #8 of 14
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Originally Posted by atomicfission92 View Post
Yea I was thinking about that, but how well do they perform?

They perform fine, but whatever you do dont get the Linksys WUSB54G, had drive issues that caused lag in games. The WUSB54GC is fine though, using it now.
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post #9 of 14
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alright thanks for the heads up. Will keep that in mind.
    
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post #10 of 14
I've had problems with USB dongles myself, but my friends work just fine. O_o. Lol.
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