Help me choose a wireless card!!!

Discussion in 'General Wireless Discussion' started by null0, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. null0

    null0 New Around Here

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    I'm replacing my internal wireless NIC
    I've narrowed it down to two cards:
    Atheros AR9382
    or...
    Intel Centrino 6300
    Thanks! :)
     
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  3. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

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    Choose the Intel only if you have three antennas, since it is a 3x3 card.
    The Atheros is 2x2 (two antennas).
     
  4. null0

    null0 New Around Here

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    but I'm hearing good things about the Atheros Chipset
     
  5. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

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    Then buy the Atheros
     
  6. null0

    null0 New Around Here

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    that's the problem, I'm indecisive lol
     
  7. Jefferson11

    Jefferson11 New Around Here

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    Mmmmm i would like to recommend you to use the Witribe wireless card this is the best quality car and have the best speed of internet i am also using this and getting the fatest internet speed in my laptop...

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  8. stevech

    stevech Part of the Furniture

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    Your Internet speed is usually limited by the Internet Service Provider's technology and speed-caps based on what grade of service you pay for.

    The WiFi speed is, or certainly should be, far greater and not the limitation.
     
  9. sfx2000

    sfx2000 Very Senior Member

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    Both cards are decent - I like the Atheros cards for Linux, but Intel's drivers there are good as well.

    If dual-band is a priority, make sure that the Atheros based card supports it, not all do.

    The intel 6300 is 3*3/Dual-Band out of the box, but make sure you have the antennas...
     

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