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Old 02-28-2017, 07:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Cheap wireless card

Long story short, I suck at network related stuff, and have no idea what I'm looking for in a wifi card for my PC. According to the Asrock site, I have these PCI slots:

- 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot (PCIE1: x16 mode)
- 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot (PCIE2: x4 mode)
- 2 x PCI slots

I will be gaming using this card, so it needs to be reliable, but I would prefer to stay under the 30 mark if I can. Not sure if it's important (figured i'd give as many details as possible) but these are my current internet speeds on my laptop, however it's in a house with 5 students so it gets busy:

PING: 14 ms
DOWNLOAD: 40.21 Mbps
UPLOAD: 3.11 Mbps

Honestly, i'll never need to go over this, so the cheapest wireless card that meets my needs would be immense.

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Old 02-28-2017, 07:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Why not run a cable?
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Student house, can't go running cables around and i've tried using a wireless extender, but that's been giving me a headache recently too. My housemate with the wifi card has had the best luck with our internet so far
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https://www.amazon.co.uk/TP-LINK-TL-...=pcie+wireless
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