usb or desktop card

By acacia666avenue
Mar 29, 2007
  1. I'm going to go wireless with my family computer and was just wondering what is better, a USB adapter or a wireless desktop card. So if anyone could tell me which i should get it would be very helpful. I do know a lot about networking but i haven't really done any wireless so I'm kinda stumped on this one.
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,689   +395

    Card is almost always the better choice. Just take a look at reviews for USB ones on newegg, its pretty rare to find one that works decently.
  3. acacia666avenue

    acacia666avenue TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45

    ok, thanks man. I appreciate the help
  4. robin_bga

    robin_bga TS Rookie Posts: 171

    cards are more reliable.they also have more logical ports than usb.they can be tweak for faster speed unlike choose.R
  5. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,383   +105

    PCI card for desktop
    PCMICA card for laptop
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