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    PCI/PCI-E or USB2 wireless adaptor?

    Hey guys,
    I'm moving to a house with wireless broadband and need a wireless adaptor for my desktop, and wondered which is best, PCI or USB2?

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    Re: PCI/PCI-E or USB2 wireless adaptor?

    Hi christiani, either will be fine, but try to go for one of reasonably good quality & sufficient range to suit your needs. Wireless 'N' is usually better than it's older 'G' alternative, but is more expensive.

    A USB one is more versatile in that it can be easily unplugged & used elsewhere whenever the need arose. However, if you have free-roaming pets, little children or mischievous siblings/friends, PCI might be a better choice

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    Re: PCI/PCI-E or USB2 wireless adaptor?

    Thanks for the info mate.
    I've just ordered a Netgear WN311B wireless-n PCI card with antenna for £27 inc postage.
    Hopefully it'll be ok

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