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Pros: good price, attachable antenna
Cons: No utility software, no connectivity
Other Thoughts: This device just doesn't work.
First off, it only comes with a CD that includes the driver set. The CD does not come with the utility software. Going to the device website, I found the utility software + driver. However the website download is very slow, very unreliable, and several times I had to restart the download for only 28 meg file.
Finally, after the drivers and utility software were both installed, the device found my network but it wouldn't connect to the internet.
My old device worked just fine. however I had to spend over an hour getting the old device to work because new utility software has a way of breaking old wireless adapter settings.
Overall, this device isn't really worth it. Not coming with the utility software is itself a turn-off, and it seems the device just doesn't want to communicate with your existing network to allow you internet access.
I'm using Windows 7, 64bit.
Pros: It runs quiet. I don't hear it and like most cards, it fits comfortably and this one was easy to instal. It's fans can get close to other hardware but that's an issue with any device if you don't have a spacious chassis (which I do, fortunately)
Cons: 1: It runs hot. The software it comes with lets you monitor its use, and even under casual use (compressing a video from FRAPS to MP4), it ran in excess of 70 centigrade.
2: It crashes. Twice daily for almost a year, the video card stop working. Sometimes it starts up again with a popup stating 'Nvidia drivers have stopped working and have successfully recovered', or the PC will just freeze up completely and one has to hard boot. The drivers are up to date.
Other Thoughts: For the money I was enticed by the specs of this device. Though after a month of operation I had wished I had purchased the 560, for $50 more.
I'm almost through with Nvidia for a while and might want to check out gigabyte or AMD.