802.11b/g/n PCI Wireless Card for Vista 64?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by melon, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. melon

    melon MS-DOS 2.0 Political User

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    I need a PCI wireless card for my computer, and I'd be interested in your opinions as to which are the best ones and play nice with random wireless routers (i.e., in this situation, I can't buy a card and a router made by the same company to ensure that it will play nice). I also need it to have Vista 64 drivers, and I'd like it to be 802.11n-equipped.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    N is still not a standard so i would be wary of buying it atm
     
  3. falconguard

    falconguard Carbon based lifeform Political User Folding Team

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    That being said there are a lot of very good wireless -n routers, that if you are looking to do streaming can handle it at a better capacity than g routers.

    Look for ones that operate on dual band. I've always had good look with Linksys products, but expect everyone to chirp in with their preference.
     
  4. Mizzle

    Mizzle Oh, now I know...!

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    I've never experienced any problems with the n-standard, not on the 64-bit Vista Ultimate on the HDX either.
     
  5. melon

    melon MS-DOS 2.0 Political User

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    802.11g/n debates aside, anyone have any wireless PCI cards that they know work in Vista 64?
     
  6. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    belkin seems to like vista, netgear is hit or miss.
     
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  8. Dark Atheist

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    belkin sucks balls, no matter what OS you use it with, avoid it like the plague, linksys or netgear are better options, i have always had linksys and never had any issues with them