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I'm replacing my internal wireless NIC
I've narrowed it down to two cards:
Atheros AR9382
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Intel Centrino 6300
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Choose the Intel only if you have three antennas, since it is a 3x3 card.
The Atheros is 2x2 (two antennas).
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but I'm hearing good things about the Atheros Chipset
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Then buy the Atheros
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that's the problem, I'm indecisive lol
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Mmmmm i would like to recommend you to use the Witribe wireless card this is the best quality car and have the best speed of internet i am also using this and getting the fatest internet speed in my laptop...

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Mmmmm i would like to recommend you to use the Witribe wireless card this is the best quality car and have the best speed of internet i am also using this and getting the fatest internet speed in my laptop...
Your Internet speed is usually limited by the Internet Service Provider's technology and speed-caps based on what grade of service you pay for.

The WiFi speed is, or certainly should be, far greater and not the limitation.
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Both cards are decent - I like the Atheros cards for Linux, but Intel's drivers there are good as well.

If dual-band is a priority, make sure that the Atheros based card supports it, not all do.

The intel 6300 is 3*3/Dual-Band out of the box, but make sure you have the antennas...
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