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Hi, My name is Belle Bowler. 3 years ago I bought an ASUS laptop. Now, I'm facing some issues with the wifi card and also it's frequency is very law. So, I think to replace my laptop wifi card. Can you please suggest me which wireless AC card is best suited for my laptop.

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You could have a look here and choose according to the type of slot/card format you have (mini PCIe vs. NGFF/M.2). In terms of ac cards, you'll want to favour those BCM4360_based cards that work OOB (AW-160H, DW1830, etc.) but those that require a DSDT injection of kext patch work fine too (based on BCM4352).

 

If your laptop can physically take them, you may want to consider a real Apple card as fitted to Aple Macs. Due to the propeietary format, they need an adapter board but they work OOB (obviously!) and performance is superb. I can vouch for these and fitted a BCM94360CD to all my recent Hacks.

 

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On 9/26/2018 at 5:02 AM, tom brown said:

There are many efficient wireless AC cards are available in the market. For example, Bplus Intel Network 7260HMWG Wifi Card, Intel 3160 Dual Band Wireless AC + Bluetooth Mini PCIe card etc.

 

I have Intel 3160 Dual Band Wireless AC + Bluetooth Mini PCIe card in my Dell 15 Inspiron 5547. But, neither WiFi nor Bluetooth is working. Please help.

 

 

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