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Question I need to replace a dead Intel AC-3165 card.

Jun 5, 2020
Is Intel 8260 or 9xxx adapter compatible with an AMD FX-9800P Radeon R7? I need to replace a dead Intel AC-3165 card.

I cannot get a whitelist or any helpful info from Acer unfortunately. A customer service rep from Intel wasn't sure, but suggested that the 3168 should be compatible and possibly the 8260, although he said that one was 2x2 and mine the 3165 that I have is apparently 1x1. Someone from an Acer forum did mention that he thought the 8260 would be incompatible with an AMD cpu anyway. Any assistance what to purchase would be greatly appreciated. There may be other options in the 9xxx series etc. that I am not aware of.

The laptop is an Acer Aspire E5-553G , Wasp BR V1.31 motherboard.

I live in a rural area where wifi is unavailable, so my internet connectivity is via a phone hotspot using ATT cellular data.

Thanks! Chris
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