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Old 08-31-2007, 06:07 AM   #11
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Default Re: Wireless adapters - USB or PCI?

What about the one at the top of the page...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ss+pci&x=0&y=0


NETGEAR WG311T 32-bit PCI bus Super-G Wireless PCI Adapter - Retail

looks alright, no expert though lol, in ur price range too, 49.99.
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:44 AM   #12
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Pci.
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:46 AM   #13
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Default Re: Wireless adapters - USB or PCI?

I got a pci and its ok , the only plus to a usb one is you can put it on the end of a usb extension cord and move it about to get a better signal but i get a full signal on my PCI card anyway ,
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Old 08-31-2007, 09:29 AM   #14
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the only bad thing with the usb is if u lose the extension cord u have to insert it dircetly into the computer and if u hit it its so fragile most of the time it breaks
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Old 08-31-2007, 09:30 AM   #15
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Yeah true , i hate it when you have them in latops cos its so easy to break them , usualy if you have a USB one in the back of your desktop its fine
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USB has a big advantage, it's in a far better location. PCI Wifi cards will get a worse signal due to them being shielded by the computer.
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but if u get one with an antena with a wire to put it in the open to get a better signal
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i have probably a pretty junky AT&T plug and share, and it seemed to work better than a netgear rangemax usb adapter. I also have a netgear rangemax router.
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