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Cudy AC 650Mbps USB WiFi Adapter for PC 5GHz 2 4GHz WiFi Dongle WiFi USB USB Wireless Adapter for Desktop Laptop Nano Size Compatible with Windows XP 7 8 8 1 10 Mac OS

Last Updated: June 24, 2020 (Refresh Now)
7.9
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
228
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
8
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WIFI
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USB
7
NUMBER OF USB PORTS

Review Summary - 220 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Setup
 53
install, easy, installation, software, setup
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I liked that it was easy to install and got the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install. ... Took me maybe 5 minutes before everything was set up and my computer was ready to connect to the internet.  ...  "
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" ...  Plug and play, easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to Install.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy set-up on device running Windows 10.  ...  "
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" ...  But I returned it and got this and it took me 3 minutes to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Nothing technical about installation  ...  "
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" ...  I like how it was quick and easy to install and use.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 36
wifi, pc, adapter, internal, computers
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Speeded up my HP laptop and connects to my 5ghz internet.  ...  "
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" ...  Had no issue installing in 3 different computers.  ...  "
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" ...  😉 finished getting my pc connected wirelessly in under 15 mins.  ...  "
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" ...  has always stunk with Win10. ... Grabbed this, plugged it in, disabled the internal one, and it's never disconnected since.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to use it to upgrade the built-in wi-fi adapter in my older Dell laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a lot cheaper than replacing the internal network adapter on my laptop  ...  "
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" ...  I primarily bought it as my laptop internal wireless card only supported 2.4Ghz which lead to many disruptions in connectivity.  ...  "
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" ...  With that said, this adapter works great and I WILL buy more for all my wireless devices.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 33
easy, install, easy to use, simple, setup
+94%
-6%
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" ...  A very cost-effective, easy installation, and a user-friendly interface.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, install and buy.  ...  "
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" ...  It was quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to Install.  ...  "
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" ...  Couldn't have been any easier.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy set-up on device running Windows 10.  ...  "
Network
 33
router, signal, mbps, speed, signal strength
+82%
-18%
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" ...  I like the little bar graph that displays the signal strength of the WIFI in the task bar.  ...  "
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" ...  very small and network speed is fast  ...  "
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" ...  Popped up and works right away and has decent speed, about 120 mbps on my network which is good for me. ... My living room is good for max of 150-200 mbps.  ...  "
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" ...  Getting 100 Mbps WiFi, same as when wired to the router (the top throughput with my service).  ...  "
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" ...  Connect to home WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  This has solved my laptop problem dropping offline.  ...  "
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" ...  Despite not having a "real" antenna the range is good.  ...  "
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" ...  It also uses Mesh WiFi technology to expand coverage in any area of your home. ... My home is a two story 3k sq/ft residence with the router and wifi located downstairs. ... I'm seeing mid 80 mbps download speeds upstairs and high 80 to mid 90 mbps downstairs.  ...  "
Wifi
 31
laptop, router, signal, wifi adapter, wi fi
+81%
-19%
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" ...  And the wifi speed is also very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the little bar graph that displays the signal strength of the WIFI in the task bar.  ...  "
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" ...  My laptop internal wifi receiver failed, so this is a low cost solution and works as well as the original wifi receiver.  ...  "
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" ...  My Residential Gateway is the Arris BGW210-700, with AT&T (AirTies 4920) Smart WiFi Extenders.  ...  "
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" ...  Speeded up my HP laptop and connects to my 5ghz internet.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great wi-fi adapter. ... I was able to use it to upgrade the built-in wi-fi adapter in my older Dell laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  It is the same as the speed connection that I got on my other laptops that still use their original wifi card.  ...  "
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" ...  Great little Wi-Fi adapter regardless of price.  ...  "
Ports
 31
laptop, usb, wifi adapter, cudy, usb port
+77%
-23%
comment
" ...  I decided on this usb adapter because I need simple and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  just plug in and run disk and bam you no longer need an Ethernet cable.  ...  "
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" ...  So hell yeah this adapter works great and very good price on top of that.  ...  "
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" ...  I plugged in this adapter, installed it, and my laptop connected right away.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to use it to upgrade the built-in wi-fi adapter in my older Dell laptop. ... The adapter was able to improve my speed about 3 times what the original built-in adapter on my laptop was doing. ... The adapter is low profile so I can insert into the USB port and just leave it in all the time.  ...  "
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" ...  Once I installed this adapter there was immediate improvement on my computer's performance!  ...  "
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" ...  Cheap, compatible, and simple wifi adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  Great adapter with an unbeatable price.  ...  "
Drivers
 25
driver, install, windows 10, cd, website
+56%
-44%
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" ...  Simple and easy to install, no need to search for drivers, it installs by itself. ... The product came along with a CD having the required drivers.  ...  "
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" ...  I just plugged it in the back usb port, installed the drivers and program from the enclosed disc, and everything works fine!  ...  "
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" ...  In case you lose the cd to install the proper drivers you can navigate to their website an easily install it to a usb to put it on your pc.  ...  "
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" ...  Plugged it in under Windows 10 and it detected and installed the driver without intervention.  ...  "
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" ...  This is really a RealTek chipset - so install the drivers FIRST - before you plug this in.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked instantly on my Windows 10 computer, no additional driver needed.  ...  "
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" ...  They make you install a driver which controls this adapter. ... You have to go to this driver everytime you restart your computer and enabled the radio of the adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  You do have to install a driver in order to get up and running. ... The driver did install pretty quickly and easily.  ...  "
Software Platform
 19
software, windows 10, running windows 10, linux, running
+47%
-53%
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" ...  Get virus after couple day install, their software is not trusted.  ...  "
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" ...  Got an error.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm not sure what it's for (perhaps Linux), but use the Windows network software settings to make any adjustments. ... It wouldn't fire up automatically at boot anymore.  ...  "
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" ...  I've tried reinstalling the software it uses but it made no difference.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to download megabytes of software from GitHub, compile the source code with a make file, and that worked.  ...  "
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" ...  I have Google Fiber and the best speed test I have gotten with this device is only 26 up and 10 down.  ...  "
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" ...  Don’t buy it if you are running an old OS.  ...  "
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" ...  This was very disappointing as my operating system is windows 10 64-bit and should be compatible based on the product description.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 19
worked, months, within, stopped, month
+47%
-53%
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" ...  Died after 3 months wtf.  ...  "
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" ...  Wouldn’t buy this junk again.  ...  "
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" ...  Update after 1 month  ...  "
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" ...  This stopped after 1 month.  ...  "
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" ...  However, it stopped functioning, just after the return window closed.  ...  "
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" ...  Got an error.  ...  "
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" ...  This one failed after a month.  ...  "
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" ...  It stopped working after two weeks.  ...  "
Overall performance
 16
speeds, job, fast, slow, processor
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Can’t obtain fast speeds consistently.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is just perfect it does the job it has the speed and it's discreet small ideal for any electronic product that you want to speed up thank you for this I am a satisfied customer.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked that it was easy to install and got the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  I found that the connection speed was great.  ...  "
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" ...  Good piece does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  I am very pleased woth the performance.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had no issues with it, my internet speed is much improved, and I would recommend it to anyone who has a pc that can't access 5GHz networks.  ...  "
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" ...  2 Intel and 1 AMD.  ...  "
ISP
 15
router, speed, modem, mbps, internet
+80%
-20%
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" ...  It connected properly and my desktop works the same as when it was cabled to my satellite modem .  ...  "
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" ...  I am connected to 10mbs.  ...  "
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" ...  Upped my speed to 433.3 Mbps. ... instead of the normal 150 Mbps.  ...  "
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" ...  No hassle wireless connection.  ...  "
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" ...  I use a Netgear CM1000 cable modem and a Netgear Max Stream AC2200 wifi router.  ...  "
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" ...  It gave me 3 reading of 75mbps download 20mbps upload.  ...  "
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" ...  Work good for my current ISP speed.  ...  "
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" ...  I am right next to my wireless access point and I have a 200mbps from my ISP.  ...  "
Price
 14
waste your money, money, worth, excellent, buying
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Works great and a great price!  ...  "
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" ...  Is worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  im a senior and this is one of the few items that has gave me no problem and the price was excellent  ...  "
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" ...  Great adapter with an unbeatable price.  ...  "
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" ...  Good value solution for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  This actually surpassed my expectations.  ...  "
Marketplace
 11
advertised, worked, product, exactly, amazon
+82%
-18%
comment
" ...  (See attached photo)  ...  "
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" ...  Everything as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Great seller fast shipping nice product  ...  "
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" ...  its exactly like advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything the seller promised was delivered.  ...  "
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" ...  It is exactly as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised .  ...  "
Returns
 7
window, see, said, returned, return
+14%
-86%
comment
" ...  Returned for refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Now its junk and I missed the refund window.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it and I’m leaving my first negative review on Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried to see if I can refund it but the refund window closed.  ...  "
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" ...  However, it stopped functioning, just after the return window closed.  ...  "
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" ...  I am returning this product after being very dissatisfied and I cannot recommend this product!  ...  "
Capacity
 6
router, range, mbps, house, downstairs
+100%
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" ...  My home is a two story 3k sq/ft residence with the router and wifi located downstairs. ... I'm seeing mid 80 mbps download speeds upstairs and high 80 to mid 90 mbps downstairs.  ...  "
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" ...  Small yet signal level is excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  Love it, and have no issues except for spotty connection because my tower is on the floor.  ...  "
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" ...  Has great range - picks up excellent anywhere in our house.  ...  "
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" ...  My living room is good for max of 150-200 mbps.  ...  "
Product As Described
 6
worked, exactly
+100%
comment
" ...  (See attached photo)  ...  "
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" ...  Everything as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  its exactly like advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It is exactly as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised .  ...  "
CD/DVD
 5
small, drive, work, slot, pc
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Plugged it in, and put in small cd at the same moment.  ...  "
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" ...  Came with a mini cd that fit into my disc drive.  ...  "
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" ...  It was good I still have a disk drive on that pc.  ...  "
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" ...  My son used it on his laptop which doesn't have a cd slot so we downloaded what was needed from the website on the instruction.  ...  "
Delivery
 4
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Arrived quickly, works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything the seller promised was delivered.  ...  "
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" ...  The adapter came ahead of expected delivery.  ...  "
Size
 4
size, price
+100%
comment
" ...  Like that it is small.  ...  "
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" ...  Small profile makes it easy to leave in place and ignore.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed a small size for my lap top that gets moved around a lot.  ...  "
Gaming
 3
game, recommend, may, problem
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I am running a online game with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my custom built gaming rig in my home office (desktop, of course).  ...  "
Internet
 3
speed, browsing
+100%
comment
" ...  Provided you have a good internet infrastructure foundation.  ...  "

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Connectivity
WiFi:  Yes 
USB:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  7 
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WIFI
Yes
USB
7
NUMBER OF USB PORTS