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My only complaint I have with this is the antenna wire is too short and hot glued down so near the wifi card seating area that it made installation a huge pain. To install the wifi card, you need to move the tiny wires to make room to actually stick the card in. But it's near impossible when you're dealing with 1 inch of stiff wire that feels like it can break if bent too much. glued down AND facing towards the wifi card. This can totally be avoidable if they made the wire longer but they're too cheap I suppose.
Besides that, the unit works as intended. Just FYI, I had difficulty installing a Broadcom 4313 series wifi card. After a few hours of troubleshooting, I swapped in a different 4313 chip (same series, different variant) from a old laptop and voila it worked. Seems like the Broadcom 802.11n wireless driver for Windows 10 is very particular about which chip it wants to work with, so be prepared for disappointment if you own a card with very poor chip support.
Increased download speeds from 6mb to 120+mb in a difficult spot of the house with two exterior walls in between my desktop and the router. The antenna are strong, no floppiness and are way better than the original random length piece of wire my desktop was using previously. I wish the documentation was more clear with respect to the bluetooth cable and how to connect it to my motherboard. It's not clearly marked and I worry about connecting it backwards potentially causing a short. A non issue for me as right now I don't need the bluetooth feature. Also the spacing on the card itself between the soldered antenna wires and the pci-half mini socket is a little awkward for clumsy old farts with limited dexterity like me but I eventually was able to securely connect them to the wireless card then BOOM! Fantastic performance. I highly recommend ALL Fenvi products. Quality materials, workmanship and great support too.
Quality on all 4 of my cards was great except one had a bad antenna, seller promptly replaced it with another one that has been flawless. I did have an issue with the Bluetooth usb cable the black and green wire on the motherboard end was switched compared to the card end but I used a sewing needle to swap those to the correct position. The computers all report 866mb WiFi AC connection speeds. I only wish the company had a version for slightly older mini pcie cards with no Bluetooth and 3 antennas leads. I plan on buying more as I need them. I have owned them now for about 2 weeks
Finally, my Intel WiFi-AC 7260 card came to life after 5 years of sitting around. Relatively inexpensive way to equip the computer with wifi and bluetooth and recycle unused card. I only use it for bluetooth, wifi disabled although tested it and works. Bluetooth works much better compared to usb based Bluetooth dongle, but range is similar even though antennas are absolutely gigantic. I prefer short range for security. But reliability is much better.
Cons: Instructions for connecting Bluetooth cable to USB internal port were a little confusing. I would have preferred just one connector without any cables, but bluetooth has to work through that cable. Unclear why they provide aluminum cover that is so far away from the card that would trap the heat, so I did not even install it.
Although Windows 10 recognized both the card and the WiFi mini adapter, the antenna cables soldered onto the board were both facing one way. This made it difficult when it came to plug-in the antenna connectors from the board to the WiFi mini card. I had to bend the cable risking that by doing so it may have been torn the cable or simply become detached from the board. Luckily the cables did not snap. I did not need to install any drivers because my previous WiFi card used the same intel Wifi mini card so installation was painless. Other than that, it was a great way to use some old laptop WiFi mini card and put it to use (provided that the card is not that old).
I have no use for WiFi in a desktop computer - I use Ethernet - however those USB Bluetooth adapters that you can buy are all garbage and have terrible range. You can buy PCIe WiFi+Bluetooth units, but they all seem to have Intel chips inside of them, which from my experience are garbage.
This works great for letting me use a proper Broadcom laptop WiFi+Bluetooth card in my desktop so that the range is good like on a laptop. With the garbage-tier little USB things, audio would cut out even in the same room as the computer, but with this, it works halfway across the house, almost exactly like it does with my laptop or cell phone.
had some old busted laptops that had nice intel wireless cards. popped those cards into this unit and voila. very nice desktop wifi with no drivers needed. wonderful. the leds are not annoying. and it does have bluetooth support if your card has that functionality.
I own a computer store, and have pulled a TON of wifi cards from DOA laptops. These make an inexpensive use of those cards that otherwise would have just been recycled. And- it makes for a low cost WIFI card, because of that.
My Asus B350M-A had a spare 1x PCI-Express slot and since the motherboard doesn't have Bluetooth, I decided to get this to install a spare Intel Centrino Wireless-N 135 card. Installing this was very straightforward. I then downloaded the Intel drivers for my card as Windows just installed the Wireless driver but not the Bluetooth. Once the Intel drivers were installed, I could pair my Bluetooth devices and they are working fine :)
Wifi does not work. I installed Intel 7260 card inside the Bluetooth works but the Wifi is not detected at all, it shows code 10 error in device manager. I have tried numerous times to install the drivers but it still will not work.