Last Updated: 19 May 2019

USB Wifi Adapter 1200Mbps TECHKEY USB 3 0 Wifi Dongle 802 11 ac Wireless Network Adapter with Dual Band 2 4GHz 300Mbps 5GHz 866Mbps 5dBi High Gain Antenna for Desktop Windows XP Vista 7 8 10 Linux Mac

Last Updated: 19 May 2019
9.0
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
1000
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
31
Spam Test
WARN
Yes
WIFI
1
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
Yes
USB
Yes
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Review Summary - 969 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Setup
 357
easy, install, installation, setup, wifi
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple to instal with Win10.  ...  "
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" ...  Finished installing and is working very well so far.  ...  "
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" ...  The product is very good, fast and easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Just follow intuitive instructions provided and you are off to the races in no time.  ...  "
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" ...  Just got installed.  ...  "
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" ...  Physical installation was very straightforward.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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Network
 219
signal, router, speed, adapter, connection
+91%
-9%
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" ...  It picks up a strong signal with both 2.4 and 5 GHz, particularly in an area of my house where the 5 GHz signal is weak on many devices.  ...  "
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" ...  It flawlessly switches to wifi (~18mb/s from across the house from my router).  ...  "
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" ...  My computer couldn’t reach the house WiFi on the third floor but this thing could reach all the WiFi networks in the neighborhood if I so chose.  ...  "
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" ...  Some may say is larger then others but larger antenna gives you much better reception coverage.  ...  "
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" ...  The 5db antenna is a big plus for improving connections.  ...  "
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" ...  I am also now able to connect to the 5g internet setting that my older wifi card would not pick up. ... All in all, this product works perfectly with a strong signal once the driver has been properly installed!  ...  "
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" ...  Getting stronger signal strength and higher speed WiFi connection.  ...  "
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" ...  I like this product because its not to big and it has good range and speed.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 218
easy, install, product, set, setup
+100%
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" ...  Easy to install, Fast, good range  ...  "
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" ...  Was easy to connect if you follow the directions closely.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to install and worked out of the package.  ...  "
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" ...  East to install, and it works GREAT!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Way too easy to use, not a con, btw!  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to install, work great  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, excellent for SOHO, easy setup.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy and simple to install and use it.  ...  "
Ports
 217
usb, wifi, wireless, computer, plug
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Definite improvement over old USB dongle.  ...  "
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" ...  I was pleasantly surprised at how inexpensive and easy to install this wifi adapter turned out to be. ... Dual band AC1200 in a convenient USB dongle with an antenna attachment as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great little wifi adapter. ... So far it has performed as expected with improved download speeds over my previous adapter. ... For the money, I would definitely recommend this adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  This adapter let my desktop talk to my home AC wireless network at full speed.  ...  "
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" ...  this adapter works great. ... plug it in and its ready to use  ...  "
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" ...  I have a fast router so wanted a WiFi adapter to deliver the bandwidth. ... The TECHKEY USB 3.0 WiFi Dongle does just that.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed a wi-fi adapter for a windows 10 pc.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install, just plug into a USB3 port and if needed, install from the driver disc.  ...  "
Wifi
 165
adapter, signal, router, network, laptop
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I purchased this item as a Wi-Fi extender for my drone.  ...  "
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" ...  Wifi isn't good enough for serious gaming but basic gaming and downloads are going smoothly.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend you to buy this for high speed wifi for your device  ...  "
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" ...  I am extremely happy with the device as the on-board wifi card had slowed down considerably and I was facing intermittent internet.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed a replacement for my 10 year old Intellinet WiFi dongle.  ...  "
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" ...  Plug the wifi in and it automatically install they wifi.  ...  "
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" ...  Great wifi connection, easy setup & operation, yet all with a very fair price.  ...  "
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" ...  I just install the software for my windows 7 system, plugged in the device, and my PC now has wifi access.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 150
windows, wifi, desktop, laptop, pc
+83%
-17%
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" ...  She is computer tech savvy, I am not.  ...  "
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" ...  A true plug and play device.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this dongle through Amazon and was amazed at how fast I received the product.  ...  "
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" ...  Plugged into Laptop w/win10.  ...  "
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" ...  I just plugged it in and selected to connect to my home network a few seconds later.  ...  "
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" ...  Plug and play with Windows 10.  ...  "
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" ...  I get faster speeds using this, than I did using the wifi card on my laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  But I am connected and happy with the product so far.  ...  "
Drivers
 106
driver, install, cd, windows 10, download
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  Works like it is supposed to and comes with a driver disc  ...  "
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" ...  The drivers were easily found and I installed on both, no errors or issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Windows 10 installed the drivers perfectly and was up and running in a matter of minutes!!!  ...  "
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" ...  I installed the drivers, plugged in the adapter, signed in to my wifi network and voila!  ...  "
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" ...  I installed the drivers which were supplied on a small CD which came with the dongle.  ...  "
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" ...  Plugged this into my Windows 10 PC and it installed the drivers without WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that Windows just say it and I didn't need to load drivers like some other products.  ...  "
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" ...  Found drivers listed in other reviews, and they worked great.  ...  "
Overall performance
 90
speeds, fast, good, easy, computer
+96%
-4%
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" ...  My speeds are much faster than they were previously.  ...  "
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" ...  My ISP speed is a maximum of 400 mbps, and I am very pleased that my initial speed test resulted in a download speed of ~270 mbps and 20 upload using the 5G band.  ...  "
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" ...  Speed has been pretty good and for the price I really like it.  ...  "
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" ...  speed is fast.  ...  "
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" ...  It's fast, thats a fact  ...  "
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" ...  very fast connection.  ...  "
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" ...  Its fast and easy. ... I get the speed I am suppose to on my computer.  ...  "
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" ...  Things have been loading fast.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 79
worked, weeks, stopped, two, problems
+63%
-37%
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" ...  Working like a charm.  ...  "
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" ...  Had this for 2 weeks and going good ... Will update review after 1 month and 3 months  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  works great no problems  ...  "
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" ...  Works as it should with no issues!  ...  "
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" ...  It literally worked instantly.  ...  "
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" ...  So far the it has been functioning correctly and as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this to replace an aged N device.  ...  "
Software Platform
 53
linux, windows 10, 10, software, install
+68%
-32%
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" ...  I have a older computer running windows 10. ... So Far been able to surf the web, print, youtube all wirelessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well with my notebook with Windows 10.  ...  "
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" ...  For Windows 10 I just plugged the device in and it was instantly recognized.  ...  "
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" ...  The laptop is running Windows 10 Pro, build 1809.  ...  "
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" ...  I prefer to just let windows manage the connections.  ...  "
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" ...  Instant install and configuration under Win10 and Ubuntu Linux.  ...  "
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" ...  Works out of the box as soon as plugged into Windows 10.  ...  "
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" ...  I used it for my desktop and it doesn't have any problems with Google Wifi.  ...  "
ISP
 46
connection, speed, router, mbps, wifi
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Now I can take full advantage of my home broadband connection speeds!  ...  "
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" ...  It is able to connect to AC networks and has much faster speeds than my old network card.  ...  "
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" ...  Has better range than my old Netgear adapter too.  ...  "
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" ...  Connection works splendidly, quick and effortless.  ...  "
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" ...  all my 2.4 and 5 GHz wireless connections show up (i have 3 wireless routers running).  ...  "
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" ...  Faster speed than my wired connection.  ...  "
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" ...  I recently got high speed internet with fiber optic. ... I'm using a two channel router that my ISP provided.  ...  "
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" ...  Experienced doubling to tripling of upload and download tests over speeds without adapter.  ...  "
Price
 44
good, product, money, cost, best
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Take advantage of this price because it’s really worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price and definitely recommend.  ...  "
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" ...  Def a good bang for your buck!  ...  "
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" ...  Good price as well.  ...  "
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" ...  This solved all my problems with a budget price tag.  ...  "
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" ...  Great buy for the price  ...  "
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" ...  That pretty much makes it worth the price of admission.  ...  "
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" ...  A great value and price.  ...  "
Capacity
 42
router, wifi, room, good, strong
+100%
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" ...  I bought this for my laptop in the basement.  ...  "
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" ...  Some may say is larger then others but larger antenna gives you much better reception coverage.  ...  "
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" ...  I hooked it up to my laptop in the back room.  ...  "
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" ...  It picked up my apartment WiFi signal in about 15 seconds.  ...  "
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" ...  I live in a large house in the downstairs studio apartment and I can access the Wi-Fi that services the entire house even from downstairs in my studio’  ...  "
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" ...  Good signal strength.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great solution for unwired areas in a home.  ...  "
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" ...  Signal strength is excellent.  ...  "
Marketplace
 36
works, product, amazon, worked, time
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Worked exactly as described  ...  "
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" ...  Im ordering another one ASAP !  ...  "
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" ...  So, I panic and did a little research on Amazon and found this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for this amazing product!  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you so much.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised and expected.  ...  "
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" ...  AMAZON wins every time!!  ...  "
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" ...  Just got it today Sunday April 7, 2019.  ...  "
Delivery
 28
quickly, quick, package, days, arrived
+100%
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" ...  The product was packaged well.  ...  "
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" ...  I received the produced quickly and well packaged.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, received in time.  ...  "
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" ...  So glad I ordered this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was fast and on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Product came in on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was quick and timely, and my product arrived in easy-to-open clamshell packaging.  ...  "
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" ...  It came in 2 days (as promised).  ...  "
Gaming
 21
pc, games, wifi, new, issues
+90%
-10%
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" ...  This product has redefined the ability of my PC gaming experience.  ...  "
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" ...  During my use it's been perfectly stable and haven't noticed any drops or issues while browsing the web or playing online games.  ...  "
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" ...  What's the point of buying a gaming laptop if it can't be used for online games??  ...  "
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" ...  Now I pick up 5.0 signals on my laptop and love playing my games again.  ...  "
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" ...  Great performance for online gaming as well, granted you're on a solid network.  ...  "
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" ...  This is really good for your PC setup if you want to play multiplayer games or stream the internet with no hassle.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I can take my beautiful gaming pc to my living room and enjoy my big tv, or stream to my xbox if I don't want to go through the hassle of moving it around.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty good for the money, sometimes still a little slow for gaming but download load speed is good enough @100Mbs  ...  "
CD/DVD
 20
drive, driver, use, comes, since
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Install disc loaded and ran fine.  ...  "
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" ...  It came with a CD but I didn't need to use it, which is good since I don't have a CDROM drive  ...  "
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" ...  As long as you have a DVD drive youll do just fine with this adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a CD and installs in less than 1 minute.  ...  "
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" ...  CD that shipped did fit in my CD drive of my PC, so I was required to turn to the internet.  ...  "
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" ...  pluged it in, ran cd, and it was up and running.  ...  "
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" ...  If you decide to use the Suite, install from the micro CD.  ...  "
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" ...  Easily installed with the supplied CD.  ...  "
Product As Described
 17
works, worked, described
+100%
comment
" ...  Worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Product works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised and expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing, works exactly as described .  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  The product worked as advertised.  ...  "
Build Quality
 17
plastic, broke, antenna
+59%
-41%
comment
" ...  Easy to install, Value for money, haven't had it long enough to know able durability, but looks and feels solid!  ...  "
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" ...  Seems sturdy and well put together.  ...  "
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" ...  Appears to be of high quality material and construction.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to screw the two parts together and plug in.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes in a well designed package and not some cheap material.  ...  "
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" ...  No more dropped connections during Fortnite lol .  ...  "
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" ...  The antenna mount seems sturdy as well - no floppy antenna here!  ...  "
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" ...  The construction is durable.  ...  "
Internet
 16
speed, access, wifi, computer, 100mb
+94%
-6%
comment
" ...  I'm finally seeing the 200Mbs download speed that I am paying for.  ...  "
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" ...  Good internet speeds now allow me to game on my laptop and do work.  ...  "
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" ...  I checked the Internet service provider and the upload/download speeds were tested to be fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Consequently the Internet speed is much faster than it was on the previous computer.  ...  "
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" ...  Internet for desktop  ...  "
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" ...  Once I did this, I am enjoying internet speeds very comparable to wired.  ...  "
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" ...  Was perfect for updating my older PC to use 5gb internet.  ...  "
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" ...  Access to the internet is so much faster.  ...  "
USB
 11
usb 3 2, use, serialnumber, new, 0
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  This usb is a 3.0, which you can tell from the inner blue coloring.  ...  "
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" ...  And this is on a usb 2.0 slot on an older desktop and now I am able to stream 4K if I wanted to and not hit lag!  ...  "
comment
" ...  [4628249.888572] usb 3-2: New USB device found, idVendor=0bda, idProduct=b812 ... [4628249.888575] usb 3-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3 ... [4628249.888578] usb 3-2: Manufacturer: Realtek ... [4628249.888580] usb 3-2: SerialNumber: 123456  ...  "
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" ...  3.0 USB slot  ...  "
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" ...  I gave 4 star for "Easy to Install" because it's recognized as a USB.  ...  "
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" ...  I decided to go with a USB adapter for convenience, and this one looked great for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Good looking usb device.  ...  "
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" ...  Please check if you have a USB 3.0 to take full advantage of the product.  ...  "
Lagging
 8
working, problems, like, install, easy
+63%
-38%
comment
" ...  no hiccups, no disconnection.  ...  "
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" ...  No reboot or extraneous messages.  ...  "
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" ...  No disconnects, no slowdowns, no problems at all.  ...  "
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" ...  like how easy it was to install and theres no lag while using it .  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised no lag at all  ...  "
Cables
 7
run, pc, network, installed, ethernet
+71%
-29%
comment
" ...  This adapter was literally the easiest thing to set up, all I had to do was put the two pieces together and plug it in and BAM, I had internet.  ...  "
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" ...  Lets me use my tower PC in any room without running cat cables.  ...  "
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" ...  just plug & play.  ...  "
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" ...  Saved a lot of wiring.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy now without the wire connection point.  ...  "
Returns
 7
stopped, could
-100%
comment
" ...  Upon tempt to authorize a return I was asked if I wanted to speak with a support rep, 20 min later they came up with a link to some generic file hosting system which A) did not work due to server error, B) should never be given out as how knows what malware they might be linking me to. ... Anyhow, no solution so item has been returned.  ...  "
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" ...  Going into the trash.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm 15 days outside of my return window and it stopped working.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm returning it.  ...  "
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" ...  No return since just over 30 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Sending it back for a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  May have to return .  ...  "
Design
 6
usb, 3, 0
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  It looks nice  ...  "
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" ...  Looks greats so far!  ...  "
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" ...  This usb is a 3.0, which you can tell from the inner blue coloring.  ...  "
Fit
 5
setup, antenna
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  This adapter was literally the easiest thing to set up, all I had to do was put the two pieces together and plug it in and BAM, I had internet.  ...  "
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" ...  The antenna mount seems sturdy as well - no floppy antenna here!  ...  "
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" ...  This fit the bill.  ...  "
For Running
 4
time
+100%
comment
" ...  I loved how easy it was to get up and running.  ...  "
comment
" ...  pluged it in, ran cd, and it was up and running.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well after you get it running.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't complain, I ran a speedtest and saw the difference big time  ...  "
Memory
 4
usb, gb, drive, cd
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I was consistently getting 85-90 Gb/s download and about 15 Gb/s upload speed no matter where the test server was located.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Note: I'm writing this review because it's required to claim a free USB flash drive gift.  ...  "
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" ...  we used those real small flash drive-sized adapters in the past but this one is much faster and it was very easy to install (Windows 10).  ...  "
Band
 4
band, 5ghz, bands, able
+100%
comment
" ...  Picks up all bands in the area.  ...  "
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" ...  Works on both bands.  ...  "
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" ...  The 1200 dual-band does affect my purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Was able to use two different bands Ghz bands at once, and extended range I was able to work in around campus and house hold.  ...  "
Data reception
 4
speed, new, desktop
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I can now access 5G wireless internet .  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can now access 5G wireless internet and I have the speed I want now.  ...  "
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" ...  The internet guy suggested I connect to the 5g rather than the 2g version of our new network, but my desktop did not have that capacity.  ...  "
Apps
 3
install, computer
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  In this software you can control things you probably have never even seen if you're not an IT geek like me.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am able to upload AND download my files with NO interuptions or problems.  ...  "
Pedometer
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Just followed the steps from the software.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No additional steps required, couldn't be any easier, works perfect!  ...  "
Video Playback
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  Can stream movies and all without any pauses.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can play CSGO with a ping of 10-14 average, or Rust at a 36-45, and stream most 4K videos on YouTube with not a lot of buffering.  ...  "
Size
 3
nano, easy to use, adapter
+100%
comment
" ...  I will probably purchase a second one for travel.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great for size and ease of use  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
WiFi:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  1 
USB:  Yes 
Bluetooth:  Yes 
Yes
WIFI
1
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
Yes
USB
Yes
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