Wireless card upgrade

Discussion in 'Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades' started by ellalan, Jan 14, 2012.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. ellalan

    ellalan Notebook Deity

    Reputations:
    293
    Messages:
    1,151
    Likes Received:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    66

    Attached Files:

  2. tijo

    tijo Sacred Blame Super Moderator

    Reputations:
    6,960
    Messages:
    9,840
    Likes Received:
    759
    Trophy Points:
    281
    Looks like a half-height card. Provided there is no bios whitelist, any half-height mini pci-e card should do.
     
  3. ellalan

    ellalan Notebook Deity

    Reputations:
    293
    Messages:
    1,151
    Likes Received:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    66
    Thanks tijo, I have just increased the bandwith from 65Mbps to 135 and using a D-link DWA140 USB dongle gives me an increased wireless performance, so I have decided against upgrading my card. Thanks again for your help.
     
  4. Meaker@Sager

    Meaker@Sager Company Representative

    Reputations:
    6,229
    Messages:
    36,145
    Likes Received:
    4,973
    Trophy Points:
    681
    It actually looks like a mini pci (not express) slot anyway.
     
  5. ellalan

    ellalan Notebook Deity

    Reputations:
    293
    Messages:
    1,151
    Likes Received:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    66
    Yes, it's a mini pci card similar to the one in my OP.
     
  6. StormJumper

    StormJumper Notebook Virtuoso

    Reputations:
    460
    Messages:
    2,439
    Likes Received:
    159
    Trophy Points:
    81
    That isn't a picture from your laptop that is a stock picture from a laptop repair site. How about posting a real picture of the card and it's location in your laptop.
     
  7. H.A.L. 9000

    H.A.L. 9000 Occam's Chainsaw

    Reputations:
    6,404
    Messages:
    5,261
    Likes Received:
    337
    Trophy Points:
    251
  8. Tsunade_Hime

    Tsunade_Hime such bacon. wow Super Moderator

    Reputations:
    5,403
    Messages:
    10,691
    Likes Received:
    1,095
    Trophy Points:
    581
    5300 will work, but you won't get 3x3 as you have 2 antennae. I got an Intel 6200 for like 14 bucks on eBay...and it is significantly better than the 5100 AGN.
     
Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page