- IEEE 802.11b/g/ n 2.0
- Up to 300Mbps Wireless Data Rates
- 64/128-bits WEP Encryption, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPA, WPA2
- $17.99 –
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Good inexpensive card 02/04/2012
Price. I got it on sale for a really good price and so can you!
I've got a really good signal off of a Linksys WRT54G2.
The card seems pretty stable. I haven't randomly disconnected like other people have been stating. My ping in World of Tanks usually runs from around 90-200s. 200s only when other people are using their computers.
When I first encountered the Encore brand a few years ago I was a little on the fence about getting it. I've never heard of it before and I was pretty skeptical since the products were so inexpensive.
But I took the plunge and now I swear by it. I have a router, and a PCI slot card that they no longer make and they have both worked flawlessly for years. I'm sure this card will be the same so I definitely recommend this card.
None that I can think of so far. Windows 7 didn't automatically install the drivers but that's what the CD is for. No reason to knock off an egg.
I'm not sure what other people what other people's problems are with the drivers, but this is what I did.
1. Installed the card into a free PCI-E slot - doesn't matter what length.
2. Turned on the computer and popped the CD in.
3. Start -> Right click My Computer -> Properties -> Device Manager.
4. Under Other Devices you'll see Network Controllers. Right click that and click Update Driver.
5. Click Browse my computer for driver software.
6. If you're running a 64bit system Find the path: (CD Drive) D:\Driver_Utility\ENEWI-1XN4x_2XN4x_Driver_Utility_W4EN101104\RTL8192_CE_Driver\VistaX64
If you're running a 32bit system you need to find the x86 folder.
7. Keep clicking yes or next until it's installed.
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