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  Reply # 1170312 6-Nov-2014 20:48
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dolsen:

I have one of these coming. $41NZD. No issues with the current one, but, more speed is good.
The ones at ascent etc were all mini pcie, not the correct M2 / NGFF ones for our laptops.



Update - this has arrived and I have just installed it. Works well, now as a link speed of 300Mbps (only a N router).
Can now copy files off my laptop @ ~20MB/s.

What was shipped was the std intel version instead of the dell one. Had to disable the BT part and then re-enable as it was initially disabled due to the bus address changing.
No need to update any driver files - current one worked without issue.

Only issue is that the antenna connectors are small. Very small. Aligning them was "fun".


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  Reply # 1171215 7-Nov-2014 23:30
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Just updated the drivers on mine from the Intel website.. the card seems to be working fine now. will update if there are any issues. Also, I was looking to probably sell the laptop for the cost if anyone here missed out on it. PM me if you are interested. 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1176255 15-Nov-2014 11:52
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I see the price has gone up to $1,199.00, is this model still worth it?

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  Reply # 1176263 15-Nov-2014 12:35
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Wait 3 weeks price will drop. If you can

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  Reply # 1179821 19-Nov-2014 20:37
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Excuse my ignorance, but whats happening in 3 weeks? just xmas/new yr sale time?

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  Reply # 1179823 19-Nov-2014 20:42
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Usually in December Dell has a series of serious sale

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