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wi-fi choice


wicked22

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If i bought a motherboard that has a Lan but not a wi-fi, do i need to buy a wi-fi card/board and plug it onto the motherbord or do i need a usb wi-fi adaptor? i have a Belkin wireless router at home, any advice please.

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KRONOS the First

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You can either plug straight in to the motherboard from the router by using an Ethernet cable. Or you can buy something like this. PCi Wi-Fi which will plug into your motherboard.

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wicked22

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Thanks for a reply, how would i know if its compatible for my motherboard? i have a "Asus P8Z68-V/GEN3" and my router is a Belink, would i need to get a Asus pci-wi-fi or the same make as my router?

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bremner

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Just use a USB wifi dongle. Amazon

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KRONOS the First

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Any one will fit and no you do not have to get the same make as your router.I am assuming you have Windows 7 so just make sure it is compatible.

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wicked22

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Yeah i have windows 7 going to be 64bit, thanks for reply, gonna find a gfx card now and hope these 2 items will fit nicely.

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