Summary: You never know when you might need an extra set of these network cards, lightning struck my house multiple times this past year and I have already gone through 3 of these things, but they are a great product! Very affordable and work fantastic! Lightning is no electronics friend.
Summary: I've been using this adapter for over a year now on my first build. So far it's been very reliable at picking up the 5-GHz channel on my router (Which is of course important if your gaming, as you'll get less interference.