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Default half ? full ? mini pci-e - 03-22-2010, 04:25 AM

i know the dell mini9/a90 uses half mini pci-e for the hdd but what about the WLAN module? i want to replace the factory 802.11g module with an intel 5150 WLAN+WiMAX module and need to know what size to get

is half backward compatible with full slot?
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Default 03-22-2010, 06:27 PM

The Mini 9 uses the "full" size MiniPCIe card for WLAN. Half-size will work but you'll need to find some way to secure it in place as the screw holes will be hanging mid-air.

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