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Intel 7260HMW IEEE 802.11AC, dual-band, 2x2 Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth 4.0 Mini PCI Express combo Adapter - 867 Mbps+300Mbps - Internal
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: - Easily beats out the fastest USB 3.0 adapters I've found by nearly 2x on download (RX)
- Tops out near theoretical maximum of 433mbps in each direction
- Better range than USB adapter since it uses the entire antenna on your laptop which usually wraps around the screen

Cons: - Caps out on RX around 370-380mbps for me according to LAN Speed Test, slightly short of theoretical 433mbps
- Slower upload (TX) speeds around 280mbps, maybe owing to the antenna configuration on my particular laptop

Other Thoughts: - Same 2x2 as the fastest USB adapters but my laptop only has 2 antennas anyway
- Haven't tried simultaneous RX/TX since I don't see an option for that in LAN Speed Test but I don't doubt the 650-750mbps others are reporting
- My laptop (Acer Aspire V5) is supposed to be a difficult "complete teardown" for any kind of replacement. It's a breeze as long as you open it from the bottom. The casing pops right off without any cables or ribbons to unhook, making for an easy <15 minute install
- I have far more experience with desktops and I've only swapped an SSD into a laptop before. Don't let this scare you, it's not at all difficult
- The router I'm using is an Asus RT-AC68U, it's one of the newest as of Nov. '13 but still "draft" AC. 80mhz is needed on the 5ghz band to get these speeds

EDIMAX EW-7811UTC AC600 Dual-band USB 2.0 Wireless Mini Adapter, ideally for upgrading Laptop, desktop, Macbook or Ultrabook with 433/150Mbps data rates
  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: No dorpouts with this adapter, clean driver install, no issues at all. The only surprise was that it was able to hit 250mbps which according to the 433/150mbps spec should not be possible, but it did max out there several times on Rx speed. Looks great too and doesn't get nicked like bigger adapters.

Cons: None yet

ADATA Value-Driven S102 Pro Effortless Upgrade 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AS102P-16G-RBL
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Hits 100 MBytes / sec on every machine I tried it on, and probably capped by my interface at 20-5 MByte / sec write, Also picked up a 6' extender (StarTech) and speeds are not at all diminished.

I read some of the other reviews, so I thought I'd mention the cap fits very well on the back of the drive. No issues there. It's one of the coolest looking and smallest flash drives I've had

Cons: None, but don't misplace it because it can take a while before you find it given how small it is.

Other Thoughts: Delivers true on USB 3.0


Rod B.'s Profile

Display Name: Rod B.

Date Joined: 06/19/06

  • Reviews: 10
  • Helpfulness: 5
  • First Review: 10/03/07
  • Last Review: 11/28/13
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