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    Question USB or PCI


    what works better usb or pci WIFI cards?

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    As long as you have ndiswrapper it shouldn't matter.

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    To be more precise, as long as they both WORK with ndiswrapper, it shouldn't matter. It's more a question of which one is better overall, I'd say PCI cards are more reliable, but USB cards are more versitile.
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    Yea, I agree with Oxygen. With a USB adaptor you can just plug it out and go to another PC (desktop or laptop)m plug it in and away you go again. However, they don't have a very big antenna so the range is adversely affected. USB adaptors are generally more expensive as well in comparison to PCI cards.

    Hope you understand it a bit better now!

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