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TP-LINK TL-WN881ND Wireless N300 PCI Express Adapter, 300 Mbps, w/ WPS Button, IEEE 802.1b/g/n, 64 / 128 bit WEP, WPA / WPA2, Plug & Play in Windows 10(32 bit & 64 bit)
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: -Works pretty well for the price.
-Known chipset, with nothing fancy done to it meaning you can easily go and get the up-to-date chipset drivers.

Cons: -While an improvement over my very old wireless B/G PCI card, it wasn't as much as I expected.

Other Thoughts: The price was right at the time, and it works. That's about it.

I went from "Weak/Poor" signal to a fairly consistent "good/excellent" signal without adjusting the position of my WAP.

ASUS GeForce GTX 680 DirectX 11 GTX680-2GD5 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: -Ridiculously fast
-Comparatively cool-running compared to the previous chipset
-Not a ridiculous power hog compared to previous gens of high-end cards.

Cons: -Comically big like most high-end cards. Make sure you don't need the PCI-E x1 slot you have directly below whichever slot you install this card in.
-Pricey. I'm the type that only build a new rig every 3-4 years or so, and I go close to bleeding edge so it was worth it to me, but most people will be better served by a 670 or lower.

Other Thoughts: Remember that many games are CPU bottlenecked, not GPU bottlenecked. Remember this when system building.

With an 3770k, 16gb of RAM, and this card I can pull a rock-solid (and I mean rock-solid) 60fps at all times in Skyrim at 1920x1200 with settings turned above the defaults for "ultra". Ditto for BF3.


JOSHUA P.'s Profile

Display Name: JOSHUA P.

Date Joined: 09/15/05

  • Reviews: 2
  • Helpfulness: 0
  • First Review: 06/16/12
  • Last Review: 07/11/12
  • Most Favorable Review: 4 out of 5 eggs
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