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rants!!!!!!!

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my adapter sucks ass. I have a netgear wn311b n wireless adapter. I mean it looked great but right when i plugged it in problems started.

First off even though it "says" that it is compatible with windows 7, it essentially is, but driver installation is complicated as hell. While in the other os's you can just go through the installation and it will work fine, i had to do that, than go to device manager and scavenge through my whole hdd for the driver.....

Also i randomly lose connection to my network, i mean it just drops and it isn't my dchp lease time ( i have it set to 720 minutes, so it should be refreshing every six hours) and when it doesn't drop i get low ass speeds!
RANTS!!!!!


Ok now that the rant is over, I am looking for a new N Wireless adapter that can actually stay connected to a network for more than 10 minutes and has great speeds. Price isn't a concern really.
    
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google for the samsung bluray wifi dongle thing.

They use to be external wifi dongles but the ended them and only use internal now.

I'm using one from my old bd6900 before they upgraded them and I get my full 30 mb/s 100 feet away from router.
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i've using a rosewill pci adapter for a little over a year now w/o a hitch... was pretty damn cheap to... would give a newegg link but the site won't load for me atm
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i've using a rosewill pci adapter for a little over a year now w/o a hitch... was pretty damn cheap to... would give a newegg link but the site won't load for me atm
Well I am looking at their website, and tell me this is a general question, what is better for network adapters PCI or PCIe?
    
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Well I am looking at their website, and tell me this is a general question, what is better for network adapters PCI or PCIe?
PCI and a single PCI-e slot generally have the same amount of bandwidth. People buy pci hardware so it can be compatible with older computers. Internal PCI/PCIe adapters are recommended if your PC is turned on a lot whereas usb adapters are for portability and convenience.
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Ok I will use regular PCI than, as I intend on using my second PCIe slot for a special GPU
    
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My wireless-g router took a dump the other day. I pulled out a backup wireless-n router. The wireless adapter I have did not have wireless-n capabilities.
Ordered this Asus one to replace it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...D=3463938&SID=
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I keep telling people the Alfa USB wifi adapters are the ****!! I've been using them for a couple years..
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My wireless-g router took a dump the other day. I pulled out a backup wireless-n router. The wireless adapter I have did not have wireless-n capabilities.
Ordered this Asus one to replace it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...D=3463938&SID=
Absolutly!!!! /\\

Just replaced all my network yesterday from G to N using that asus adapter paired with the netgear WNR3500L and was Sooooo.... painless!
My vote for the asus adapter.
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