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Adapter losing connection

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February 8, 2014 11:06:52 AM

I have a quallcomm atheros ar9285 pci wireless adapter for my dekstop pc and when ever I am using a high amount of bandwidth, using skype and playing games, my internet just drops connection. It never happens unless I'm using a ton of bandwidth. The adapter is a very inexpensive one and im wondering if it could just be the adapter.
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February 8, 2014 11:18:46 AM

It could be the adapter or it could also be the distance from the wireless router, walls and such could cause interference.

But in truth, with most PC hardware the cheaper you pay the cheaper it will perform.
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February 8, 2014 11:26:05 AM

jimmysmitty said:
It could be the adapter or it could also be the distance from the wireless router, walls and such could cause interference.

But in truth, with most PC hardware the cheaper you pay the cheaper it will perform.


I maintain a solid 3-4 bar connection so it would be very unlikely for that to be an issue causing me to just lose connection

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