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Default Why Dell install a Half Height Wireless MiNi PCIe Card - 09-17-2009, 10:49 AM

I recieved mi dell mini 10v the last week, and it is a nice laptop, but I have some problems with the wireless card, the card that Dell install in it is not a good card for security wireless audition, as the same time that I ordered my laptop I ordered a Mini-PCI card, but when I tried to change the card, my problem was that the mini-PCI-Express that is in my laptop y smaller than my new mini PCI-Express card. near to the pci card there are some kind of conectors which look like a PCI-Express conector anybody has try to use that?
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Default 09-17-2009, 12:33 PM

Dell specifies on their website that the wireless card is "half size"...

As far as the "empty" PCI slot, I think it can only be used for certain peripherals.

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Default 09-18-2009, 04:39 PM

Even if the other slot had the connector, it would only support the USB connection, which isn't enough for a wireless card.

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Default 09-27-2009, 06:42 PM

MarkProvanP, where did hear/read that the second mini-PCIe would only support USB? I have been trying to find out if anyone has solder down a connector and got anything to work (like a mini-PCIe SSD).
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Default 10-01-2009, 04:03 AM

There are USB PCIe cards. The MSI MN54G, for example, which I use in my Everex.


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