Network: Onboard - Eclipse Computer

  robzwolf 11:10 16 Oct 10

I was speccing up my custom computer from Eclipse computers, and I am very happy with what I am going to buy. However, on the 'Network' section it gives me three options: (for a picture, click here)

I was wondering, what does 'onboard' mean? Does that mean it has WiFi built in? Or not? I have a USB wireless b/g reciever anyway, so it doesn't really matter if it doesn't, it's more a matter of interest.

So to recap: Does 'network - onboard' mean it has built in WiFi or not?

Here's my specced up PC (don't know if you will be able to see it): click here#

  northumbria61 13:59 16 Oct 10

See here - click here

  mgmcc 17:28 16 Oct 10

"Onboard" means that the network adapter is an integral part of the motherboard. What the options don't actually indicate is whether it is a "wireless" adapter or a standard ethernet adapter. With desktop PCs it is unusual to have WiFi "out of the box", so I'd assume it's "wired" and that you would need to opt for the addition of a PCI Wireless Network Adapter if you want internal WiFi.

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