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Netgear A6200 review: A cost-effective and fast 802.11ac adapter

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  • NETGEAR A6200 WiFi USB Adapter
    4/5
    $57.00 (When Rated) via Amazon.com
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    Review updated 1/29/2013: If you need to connect just a single client, such as a laptop or a home-theater PC, to your 802.11ac network, a Wi-Fi client USB adapter is much cheaper than a wireless bridge....

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At a Glance

Review updated 1/29/2013: If you need to connect just a single client, such as a laptop or a home-theater PC, to your 802.11ac network, a Wi-Fi client USB adapter is much cheaper than a wireless bridge. Netgear's A6200 is one of the best.

Price when rated: $70
Lowest price: $57.00 via Amazon.com
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Pros

  • Very good long-range performance
  • Excellent industrial design
  • USB cradle

Cons

  • Much slower than the Asus USB-AC56 at close range
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