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Is it possible to upgrade a laptop network card

#1aleksazenPosted 8/19/2013 9:56:47 PM
I have a sager, not really sure which one to be honest and like the topic says I'm wondering if It is possible to change my network card. My current one doesnt go over 2 MB download speed and my network supports 8+. Obviously 2 isnt bad but im willing to throw some money at it if its not too difficult to swap them out.
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i7-2720QM | 8 GB | 6990m
#2WerdnAndreWPosted 8/19/2013 10:00:28 PM
First you want to check if your current WiFi card uses mini pcie. If so, you can pick anyone you want.
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#3aleksazen(Topic Creator)Posted 8/19/2013 10:03:02 PM
im currently using the killer wireless-n 1103
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i7-2720QM | 8 GB | 6990m
#4WerdnAndreWPosted 8/19/2013 10:13:20 PM
That card uses mini pcie so find a card you like that uses mini pcie.
Are you sure its the card that's giving you problems?
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Corsair 500r ~ P8Z68-V Pro ~ i5 2500k ~ Hyper 212+ ~ Corsair 2x4gb ~ TX750w v2 ~ 560 Ti ~ F3 1TB ~ Crucial M4 128GB ~ Xonar DG ~ Tt Meka G1 ~ Asus PA248Q
#5aleksazen(Topic Creator)Posted 8/19/2013 10:39:46 PM
nope im just dumb, The company released a completely new set of drivers apparently so their old wireless manager software stopped updating, just did an update and its 3 times as efficient
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i7-2720QM | 8 GB | 6990m