When I was building my new PC, I needed to think how I would get an internet connection from the router downstairs. I didn’t really want a big Ethernet cable trailing all the way down the stairs, where people could trip over it. So I decided I would get a wireless adapter for my new computer.

My router is a ASUS RT-AC66U, which uses both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bandwidth on the wireless. The ASUS RT-AC66U router has a newer wireless standard built in, which is called 801.11 AC. If you have a wireless device that supports the AC standard, you can get a transfer rate of up to 1Gb/s. This means that you can transfer files much quicker within your LAN (Local Area Network).

As my router has the AC standard built in, I decided to go for an ASUS wireless card for my computer. The model of wireless card I went for was the ASUS PCE-AC68. The reason I went for this wireless card is because, I knew this card was compatible with my router. This wireless card has a powerful range on it, so it can easily reach the router downstairs. I have had no problems with this wireless card and it is compatible with Windows 8 and Windows 10. With my PC upstairs, I still get a data transfer rate of 700.Mb/s, which is really good considering my router can only handle 1Gb/s.

ASUS PCE-AC68