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I looking for a PCI wireless adapter that has decent performance, range, and sensitivity. What would you recommend as the best PCI card to get?

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  • Dennis Carey Jan 17, 2009

    What about the WMP110? I have heard that some of the Linksys adapter cards have short range. I used to have a Netgear card, but wouldn't work with my new motherboard. The newer Netgear cards may work, but haven't tried one. I'm thinking that the older Netgear card just wasn't compatible with my new motherboard because of out dated firmware. The range was really good. It would pickup signals almost a block away.

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WMP300N Pre-802.11n

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On what network, the standard 54MB G?

http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=218149

see above for example you don't really need a special card, if you need better signal suggest to get a better antenna, thats about it.

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You can get this one from Linksys WMP54G or WMP54GS its pretty good for a wireless PCI adapter that you can use...

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    Mark Gil Jan 17, 2009

    That WMP110 is also good, yes you're right that some of the linksys adapter are really not that good in receiving signal, you can also check this WMP54GX this are with MIMO technology, if you want to learn more about linksys you can ask me I work for them for 4 years...

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Step 2:
Once online, click here to go to the Linksys Downloads page..





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