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Laptops wifi adapter to new gaming rig?

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February 11, 2014 1:21:22 PM

So when I picked apart my laptop I took the wifi adapter from it, along with some other stuff.

My question is, could I use this for my new gaming rig that I just built?
And would it be sufficient enough.
Here are the two.

Wifi adapter - http://www.amazon.ca/gp/aw/d/B009WJ44CA/ref=redir_mdp_m...

New gaming rig - http://pcpartpicker.com/b/MkQ

Also, if u could let me know what u guys think of my new pc, it's my first build :) 
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February 11, 2014 1:30:27 PM

spectral said:
So when I picked apart my laptop I took the wifi adapter from it, along with some other stuff.

My question is, could I use this for my new gaming rig that I just built?
And would it be sufficient enough.
Here are the two.

Wifi adapter - http://www.amazon.ca/gp/aw/d/B009WJ44CA/ref=redir_mdp_m...

New gaming rig - http://pcpartpicker.com/b/MkQ

Also, if u could let me know what u guys think of my new pc, it's my first build :) 


no you cant no slot for that theres nothing from a laptop to pc will work. anyways its always important to have a decent cpu cooler if you want to overclock

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2Rw2l
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2Rw2l/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2Rw2l/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($114.47 @ OutletPC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Thermaltake Chaser A31 ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic G-750 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($99.98 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: BenQ GL2450HM 60Hz 24.0" Monitor ($139.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $1046.34
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-11 16:32 EST-0500)
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a b 4 Gaming
February 11, 2014 1:33:13 PM

I don't think the motherboard comes with a miniPCIe slot.

Where would you plug in the card?
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February 11, 2014 1:47:57 PM

Thanks for the input guys.
Initially I was gonna get an aftermarket years ink but shimmed it out for now.

Looks like it's not gonna work. Now the question is this..

Would a USB wifi adapter or a PCI wifi adapter be better?
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February 11, 2014 1:55:37 PM

spectral said:
Thanks for the input guys.
Initially I was gonna get an aftermarket years ink but shimmed it out for now.

Looks like it's not gonna work. Now the question is this..

Would a USB wifi adapter or a PCI wifi adapter be better?


pci is a better choice
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