Summary: Why WHY can't one company make a competent internal N wireless adapter? We don't need your included garbage-ware wireless util, we just need it to work consistently and for more than a month before it goes into a landfill. Suck less hard. Really. Please.
Pros: Basic, no-frills adapter. Decent size.
Cons: Schizophrenic behavior would basically define this NIC. It connects, but pings go from 20ms to 500ms in fits and spurts. All over the place. A laptop right next to it pinging google on it's built-in wifi is rock solid. Seems to have trouble maintaining a connection with certain brands of consumer...
Summary: Was easy to install. Am using both bands. Both show 100%. In the past I had 2 USB wireless adapters , from another manufacturer (NG), "go bad". They were always hot and would loose connection and have to be reset. For 2 years, have used wired connection to the router.
Summary: Note of interest: I am giving this 3 eggs because there is a chance that this is due to my system configuration. The windows version I am running was already installed on my Asus laptop, and miraculously booted when I put it in my new desktop.
Pros: It does have a small form factor, and the antennas LOOK like they would work nicely, even though they don't. The install was easy enough.
Cons: Simply cannot detect any networks. Period. There are fifteen wireless signals in my list on both the other computers in this same room, yet the card which is installed and claims to be working perfectly can't see a single one. My suspicion is the antennas, either the connection with them or their...