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D-Link DWA-160
6.4 out of 10

D-Link DWA-160

The D-Link Xtreme N Duo USB Adapter (DWA-160) is the latest addi Read more

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Reviews and Problems with D-Link DWA-160

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Overall 2
2.0

Horrible

Eduard B., Newegg
27 January 2015
  • Pros: Connects to network.
  • Cons: Horrible speed. 5 year old $20 adapter gives 20mbps, plug this in and get 3.
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Overall 2
2.0

no software

joanna, Amazon
4 June 2014
  • Summary: I think this might have been a great product but the required software did not accompany it and i was unable to find it online.
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Overall 2
2.0

Unusable ping with games

Vincent Medani, Amazon
23 May 2014
  • Summary: Product installed fine, web browsing speeds and reliability were fine; however, when playing ANY game the ping was a constant yo-yo from 200-700ms. For comparison, I was (and now again am) using a Linksys AE2500 which will occasionally need to be reset when it overheats and drops signal but it never...
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Ryan G., Newegg
5 May 2014
  • Pros: works when you are close to your wifi
  • Cons: bad signal and bad customer service
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Overall 2
2.0

Terrible

Anonymous, Newegg
7 January 2014
  • Summary: Terrible, you have about a 95% chance of getting one with the defect, its not worth the risk.
  • Pros: has a product defect, the manufacture warranty was removed because they know it doesn't work Don't buy it, any pros it has are ruined by the fact it doesn't work.
  • Cons: breaks after 1 week, terrible windows 7 support,
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't Buy

Teresa m., Newegg
24 September 2013
  • Pros: Worked Great for 3 weeks
  • Cons: Only lasted 3 weeks until it died completely.
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Overall 2
2.0

Fried before 1 year of operation

D. Chan, Amazon
31 August 2013
  • Summary: Connection to 5ghz network was not consistent. Did not notice a speed difference between connecting 2ghz and 5 ghz band. Stopped working immediately after the 1 year warranty expired. Got super hot.
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Overall 2
2.0

Get the right hardware version

Longhorn "go Texas!", Amazon
15 July 2013
  • Summary: Be warned, you might want to insist on Hardware Version B2 for this unit. Not all versions of the DWA-160 are the same, the the batch I recently order cannot be used, so I must return them all. The listing doesn't show the hardware version, so the listing cannot be trusted to be useful.
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Overall 2
2.0

d link

diane U., Newegg
24 May 2013
  • Pros: looks nice and comes with a usb extendor
  • Cons: low connection even next to my router drivers suck, just let windows download dont use the disk
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Overall 2
2.0

This item did not work!

JIM, Amazon
14 February 2013
  • Summary: I bought this item thinking that I could plug it into my Dell tower that is not WIFI capable, I plugged it in followed the instructions and nothing. Very disappointed with this product. Junk!!!!!
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