Question Do I need both the PCI card and USB Adapter

TGMcCallie

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I have a Dell XPS8920. It came with a Intel dual band wireless AC3165 card.
I also have a Netgear A6100 wifi adapter installed.
It also came with a Qualcom Atheros AR8171/8175 PCI-E card

Do I need all these, expecially the Netgear A6100 wifi adapter.

I am using Netgeat Nighthawk R7000 router.

What device A6100 or the AC3165 card.

My tested speed is DL 927.31 UL 765.12

Help is appreciated.
 
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Obviously you need to use the ethernet as much as you can no wifi will be able to keep up with your internet connection.

Both wifi device support the same data encoding. The internal card likely has better antenna and the internal card supports bluetooth.
 

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Thanks. I used the Netscape USB adapter when I had a computer that did not have a wireless card in it. I will remove the Netgear adapter.
I use my desktop Dell because it is hooked up direct to the router. All other devices are connected to router wireless.
 

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