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Wireless Adapters vs Powerline Adapters

I am stuck between the purchase of a wireless adapter PCI-e card and a powerline adapter for my PC. Where my pc will be going is somewhat far from my router, and there is quite a few walls so I'm worried about connection issues, but also my house is about 70 years old and I don't know if the powerline adapter would work any better.

For the wireless adapters I was thinking of one of these two:
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007GMPZ0A/?tag=pcpapi-20

http://www.amazon.com/Rosewill-802-11a-Express-Wireless-RNWD-N9003PCe/dp/B009VKON0S/ref=pd_tcs_subst_pc_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=1QWJDW4A4PP1VSFQ01QC

For the Powerline Adapter I was thinking about this one:
http://www.amazon.com/TP-LINK-TL-PA4010KIT-Powerline-Adapter-Starter/dp/B00AWRUICG/ref=lp_1194444_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1409103277&sr=1-1

I'm not very knowledgeable about either and some help on the matter would be very appreciated.
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  1. Also if there are better replacements for those it would be appreciated.
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    Either the WiFi adapter or the Powerline adapter can get the job done. The hardware you selected is quite a reasonable choice.

    All things being equal, I would personally try first to get WiFi working. In the end, you never know which is really going to work better until you try it. I would vote for the WiFi network, as it most likely will offer a faster speed, and also will more easily allow for your network to grow as you add devices. My opinion is that powerline is a great option for when wifi does not work. I also use my powerline network as a backup for when the router is not working.

    http://www.amazon.com/TP-LINK-TL-WA850RE-Universal-One-button-Indicator/dp/B00E98O7GC/ref=pd_sim_pc_15?ie=UTF8&refRID=10FX556PGQ607ZA7WCFA

    Also, consider a wifi range extender that can help to get the wifi signal further.
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