Closed Wifi components on 1st build ? Tags: Build Systems Last response: January 20, 2012 10:26 AM in Systems Share esburmeister January 19, 2012 2:34:15 PM I closed my previous thread without asking a vital question - what would it take to make the setup below wifi-enabled? This is my first build, still open to suggestions (thanks to g-unit1111 for help fine-tuning this build) GREEN MACHINE: $125 CPU - AMD Phenom II X4 960T Zosma 3.0GHz - selected due to massive amount of positive reviews on Newegg and future overclocking/upgrading $90 - motherboard - ASRock 970 Extreme 3 $42 RAM G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 - selected due to price and positive reviews on Newegg $165 GPU SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support - selected for performance and reputation $120 PSU PC Power and Cooling Silencer 760W High Performance 80PLUS Silver SLI CrossFire ready - selected due to silver rating, high capacity, and "Anandtech Editor's Pick" $100 HDD WD Caviar Green 1 TB 7200 RPM - selected due to "green" factor, positive reviews, 1 TB, 7200 RPM recommendation $20 OPT ASUS 24X DVD Burner - selected due to price and positive reviews $55 Green Cooler Master case - selected due to price, dual fans, appearance, "green theme" More about : wifi components 1st build | Report abuse Register or log in to remove WR2 January 19, 2012 2:45:21 PM Hello esburmeister; If you already have a WiFi router - just a WiFi network adapter. You do know that gaming over WiFi can be less than ideal? | Report abuse Best solution WR2 January 19, 2012 2:50:04 PM ASUS PCE-N15 Wireless Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n PCI Express 300/300Mbps Transfer/Receive Rate | Report abuse esburmeister January 19, 2012 3:48:38 PM Quote:If you already have a WiFi router - just a WiFi network adapter. You do know that gaming over WiFi can be less than ideal? I don't plan to do any gaming on it just yet. I am an engineering student, priorities being Autocad, Excel, Internet I'll check out the ASUS - thank you | Report abuse esburmeister January 19, 2012 3:51:13 PM And, since I'm on a limited budget, another key goal was something open to future upgrades... .. once again, g-unit1111 has been a huge help | Report abuse esburmeister January 20, 2012 2:37:52 AM Best answer selected by esburmeister. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Wifi components on 1st build ?> Related ressources: Forum1st attempt at building Forum1st Build , Second Opinion Requested Forum1st build , £1000-ish budget, help! Forum1st build --Help! Forum$2000 Gaming Build . Please review components /compatibility Forum~$2000 gaming pc. 1st build . Advice please! Canada Forum1st Custom PC build , need advice before purchasing. Forum[Help/Advise] | 1st Build | £1700 Budget!! Forum1st PC build for gaming $1200 need help finalizing some components Forum1st Build 1300-1500 Budget ForumAsus P5K-E wifi stable but randomly won't POST Forum1st build -please evaluate revised components ForumLooking for insight: My 1st Desktop PC Build Forum1st build , $1200 rig, is this a good choice of components ? Forum1st time build , $1300 performance/multimedia pc ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC ForumFirst time builder needs advice for a build($1500-1800) Forum[Solved] New build suggestion on Motherboard Forum$850 Build - BF3 High 1080x1920 - is it possible? ForumWant to know how to test my new build, as well as good temperatures More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !