10 Best Network Cards
for December 2021

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Ziyituod Gigabit Ethernet Card, 4-Port PCI-E Network Interface Card (NIC), PCI Express LAN Adapter Converter, 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 PCIe Network Card for Desktop PC/Server/Workstation

Ziyituod Gigabit Ethernet Card

4-Port PCI-E Network Interface Card (NIC), PCI Express LAN Adapter Converter, 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 PCIe Network Card for Desktop PC/Server/Workstation

by Ziyituod
What We like

The 4-port gigabit ethernet adapter is compliant with the PCIe 2.0 standard and features support for Jumbo Frames and 802.1q VLAN tagging as well as Wake on LAN (WoL). Each port provides 10/100/1000 Mbps capable Ethernet and is fully compatible with IEEE 802.1 802.3 ab/u/x standards.

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Product Features

  • Imported alloy heat sink: The advanced Heat Sink helps to dissipate heat generated by the adapter, which in turn increases performance and improves stability. What're more, lower temperatures ensure an increased adapter lifespan.
  • High quality: Use RTL8111G x 4 high-performance main control chip, stable performance, and good compatibility. It is suitable for multiple market segments and emerging applications, such as desktop, mobile, workstation, server, communications platforms, and embedded applications.
  • Wide Compatibility & Safety: Compatible with Windows XP/10/8.1/8/7, LINUX, NAS, Works with PCI Express X1, X4, X8, X16 slot. Includes an optional low-profile / half-height bracket that can be used for installation into a standard or small form-factor computer chassis.

High quality: use rtl8111g x 4 high-performance main control chip, stable performance, and good compatibility. it is suitable for multiple market segments and emerging applications, such as desktop, mobile, workstation, server, communications platforms, and embedded applications. Imported alloy heat sink: the advanced heat sink helps to dissipate heat generated by the adapter, which in turn increases performance and improves stability. what're more, lower temperatures ensure an increased adapter lifespan. Wide compatibility & safety: compatible with windows xp/10/8.1/8/7, linux, nas, works with pci express x1, x4, x8, x16 slot. includes an optional low-profile / half-height bracket that can be used for installation into a standard or small form-factor computer chassis.

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TP-Link AC1200 PCIe WiFi Card for PC (Archer T5E) - Bluetooth 4.2, Dual Band Wireless Network Card (2.4Ghz and 5Ghz) for Gaming, Streaming, Supports Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 (32/64-bit)

TP-Link AC1200 PCIe WiFi Card for PC (Archer T5E)

Bluetooth 4.2, Dual Band Wireless Network Card (2.4Ghz and 5Ghz) for Gaming, Streaming, Supports Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 (32/64-bit)

by TP-Link
What We like

Easy Installation Plug the adapter into an available PCI-E slot to upgrade your desktop (Both Standard and Low profile brackets included)

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Product Features

  • Bluetooth 4.2 Achieve 2.5 faster speed and 10 more packet capacity than Bluetooth 4.0
  • Broad Wireless Range Connect to your WiFi from further away with two external high-gain antennas ensuring greater range and enhanced stability
  • Super-Fast Speed Make full use of your network with AC1200 WiFi speeds (867 Mbps on the 5GHz band and 300 Mbps on the 2.4GHz band)
  • Windows Compatibility - Supports Windows 10, 8.1, 8 and 7 (32/64-bit)

Bluetooth 4.2 achieve 2.5 faster speed and 10 more packet capacity than bluetooth 4.0 Windows compatibility - supports windows 10, 8.1, 8 and 7 (32/64-bit) Super-fast speed make full use of your network with ac1200 wifi speeds (867 mbps on the 5ghz band and 300 mbps on the 2.4ghz band) Broad wireless range connect to your wifi from further away with two external high-gain antennas ensuring greater range and enhanced stability

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2.5GBase-T PCIe Network Adapter with 1 Port, 2500/1000/100Mbps PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Card RJ45 LAN Controller Support Windows Server/Windows/Linux, Standard and Low-Profile Brackets Included

EDUP 2.5GBase-T PCIe Network Adapter with 1 Port

2500/1000/100Mbps PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Card RJ45 LAN Controller Support Windows Server/Windows/Linux, Standard and Low-Profile Brackets Included

by EDUP
What We like

[CONVERTS A PCIE SLOT INTO A 2.5G ETHERNET PORT]: Fits any PCI Express x1, x2, x4, x8 or x16 socket; Additional 8cm Low-profile bracket provides the option for installation in small size HTPC case. NOTE: Only work with PCI-E slot, Not for PCI Slot.

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Product Features

  • [PACKAGE INCLUDES]: 2. 5G PCIe network card, standard bracket, low-profile-bracket, screwdriver, screws
  • [SUPPORT OS]: Windows 10, Windows8/8. 1, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012/2008, Linux up to 4. 15
  • [WIDE USAGE]: Enables PCIe-enabled client, such as desktop, workstation, server, communications platforms, and embedded applications
  • [Please Read Before Purchase]: The product may come with a wrong outer box indicating its speed "10/100/1000Mbps". But please don't worry, the actual card is 2.5gb network adapter.
  • [2. 5GBASE-T PCI EXPRESS NETWORK CARD]: The Realtek RTL8125-CG 10/100/1000M/2 . 5G Ethernet controller combines a 4-speed IEEE 802. 3 compatible Media Access Controller (MAC) with a four-speed Ethernet transceiver, PCI Express bus controller, and embedded memory.

[support os]: windows 10, windows8/8. 1, windows 7, windows server 2012/2008, linux up to 4. 15 [wide usage]: enables pcie-enabled client, such as desktop, workstation, server, communications platforms, and embedded applications [please read before purchase]: the product may come with a wrong outer box indicating its speed "10/100/1000mbps". but please don't worry, the actual card is 2.5gb network adapter. [2. 5gbase-t pci express network card]: the realtek rtl8125-cg 10/100/1000m/2 . 5g ethernet controller combines a 4-speed ieee 802. 3 compatible media access controller (mac) with a four-speed ethernet transceiver, pci express bus controller, and embedded memory. [package includes]: 2. 5g pcie network card, standard bracket, low-profile-bracket, screwdriver, screws

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EDUP PCIe WiFi 6 Network Card Bluetooth 5.0 Heat Sink Dual Band AX 3000Mbps AX200 802.11AX Wi-Fi Device for Desktop PC with OS Windows 10 64bit

EDUP PCIe WiFi 6 Network Card Bluetooth 5.0 Heat Sink Dual Band AX 3000Mbps AX200 802.11AX Wi-Fi Device for Desktop PC with OS Windows 10 64bit

by EDUP
What We like

This wifi card supports Bluetooth 5.0 Technology, ( Note: you have to insert the power cable to the Motherboard 9-pin interface for Bluetooth function)

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Product Features

  • EDUP WiFi Card supports OFDMA and AX MU-MIMO technology, Upgrade your Wi Fi speeds up to 3000Mbps. Frequency 5. 8GHz up to 2400Mbps, Frequency 2. 4GHz up to 600Mbps.
  • EDUP WiFi 6 Card with high quality heat sink; Works with PCI-E X1, X4, X8, X16 slot. ( Not for PCI slot )
  • EDUP PCIe Wireless Network Card with Wi-Fi 6 Technology, Compatible with OS Windows 10 64bit for desktop PC.
  • EDUP PCI Express wireless network card with two 6dBi high-gain dual band antennas; Compatible with IEEE 802. 11 ax/ac/b/g/n

EDUP wifi 6 card with high quality heat sink; works with pci-e x1, x4, x8, x16 slot. ( not for pci slot ) EDUP pcie wireless network card with wi-fi 6 technology, compatible with os windows 10 64bit for desktop pc. EDUP wifi card supports ofdma and ax mu-mimo technology, upgrade your wi fi speeds up to 3000mbps. frequency 5. 8ghz up to 2400mbps, frequency 2. 4ghz up to 600mbps. EDUP pci express wireless network card with two 6dbi high-gain dual band antennas; compatible with ieee 802. 11 ax/ac/b/g/n

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EDUP PCIe WiFi 6 Card Bluetooth 5.0 AX 3000 Mbps AX200 Dual Band 5.GHz/2.4GHz PCI-E Wireless WiFi Network Adapter Card for Desktop Windows 10 64-bit

EDUP PCIe WiFi 6 Card Bluetooth 5.0 AX 3000 Mbps AX200 Dual Band 5.GHz/2.4GHz PCI-E Wireless WiFi Network Adapter Card for Desktop Windows 10 64-bit

by EDUP
What We like

WiFi 6 Card with Bluetooth 5.0 Adapter -- supports OFDMA and AX MU-MIMO technology, the AX3000 wireless card provides up to 4x more capacity than AC WiFi to connect more devices at once

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Product Features

  • EDUP PCIe Wireless Network Card with Wi-Fi 6 Technology-- This Wifi 6 Card delivers higher peak data rates and up to 4x capacity in dense or congested environments. With Intel AX200, 2400Mbps over 5GHz or 600Mbps over 2 4GHz for online gaming and 8K Ultra HD video streaming, all without buffering
  • PCI Express WiFi Card with More Coverage -- The beamforming and 2 x 6dBi high-gain antennas in the wifi 6 adapter work together to adapt your WiFi and focus signal strength towards your devices for stronger, more reliable coverage
  • Excellent Compatibility -- Support OS Windows 10 64-bit for desktop; Upgrade your Wi Fi speeds up to 3000Mbps. Frequency 5. 8GHz up to 2400Mbps, Frequency 2. 4GHz up to 600Mbps. It is the best choice for desktop for online gaming and 4K Ultra HD video streaming. Backward Compatible with IEEE 802. 11 ac/b/g/n.
  • Wi-FI 6 Card with Bluetooth 5. 0 Technology: Our bluetooth use brand new 5. 0 technology that expand the range of 4 x bluetooth signal, no need to worry the signal will be weak in the room and waiting long time for transport the large files, the new bluetooth 5. 0 will solve this problem, and it can connect with the mouse, earphone, keyboard and other bluetooth devices ( Note: you have to insert the power cable to the Motherboard 9-pin interface for Bluetooth function )

EDUP pcie wireless network card with wi-fi 6 technology-- this wifi 6 card delivers higher peak data rates and up to 4x capacity in dense or congested environments. with intel ax200, 2400mbps over 5ghz or 600mbps over 2 4ghz for online gaming and 8k ultra hd video streaming, all without buffering Pci express wifi card with more coverage -- the beamforming and 2 x 6dbi high-gain antennas in the wifi 6 adapter work together to adapt your wifi and focus signal strength towards your devices for stronger, more reliable coverage Wi-fi 6 card with bluetooth 5. 0 technology: our bluetooth use brand new 5. 0 technology that expand the range of 4 x bluetooth signal, no need to worry the signal will be weak in the room and waiting long time for transport the large files, the new bluetooth 5. 0 will solve this problem, and it can connect with the mouse, earphone, keyboard and other bluetooth devices ( note: you have to insert the power cable to the motherboard 9-pin interface for bluetooth function ) Excellent compatibility -- support os windows 10 64-bit for desktop; upgrade your wi fi speeds up to 3000mbps. frequency 5. 8ghz up to 2400mbps, frequency 2. 4ghz up to 600mbps. it is the best choice for desktop for online gaming and 4k ultra hd video streaming. backward compatible with ieee 802. 11 ac/b/g/n.

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2.5GBase-T PCIe Network Card Up to 2500Mbps PCIe Ethernet Card for PC/Desktop Support Windows/Windows Server/Linux

OKN 2.5GBase-T PCIe Network Card Up to 2500Mbps PCIe Ethernet Card for PC/Desktop Support Windows/Windows Server/Linux

by UFON
What We like

CONVERTS PCIE SLOT TO 2.5G ETHERNETFits any PCI Express x1, x2, x4, x8 or x16 socket; Additional 8cm Low-profile bracket provides the option for installation in small size HTPC case. NOTE: Only work with PCI-E slot, Not for PCI Slot.

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Product Features

  • WIDE USAGEEnables PCIe-enabled client, such as Desktop, For gaming, Workstation, Server, Communications platforms, and embedded applications
  • SUPPORT OPERATION SYSTEMWindows 10, Windows8/8. 1, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012/2008, Linux up to 4. 15
  • 2.5G BASE-T PCI EXPRESS NETWORK CARDThe Realtek RTL8125 10/100/1000M/2.5G Ethernet controller combines a 4-speed IEEE 802. 3, Compatible Media Access Controller (MAC) with a four-speed Ethernet transceiver, Compatible with 5G / 10G Ethernet, Ultra-Low Latency

2.5g base-t pci express network cardthe realtek rtl8125 10/100/1000m/2.5g ethernet controller combines a 4-speed ieee 802. 3, compatible media access controller (mac) with a four-speed ethernet transceiver, compatible with 5g / 10g ethernet, ultra-low latency Support operation systemwindows 10, windows8/8. 1, windows 7, windows server 2012/2008, linux up to 4. 15 Wide usageenables pcie-enabled client, such as desktop, for gaming, workstation, server, communications platforms, and embedded applications

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Ubit RJ45 x 2 Gigabit LAN,Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express PCI-E Network Controller Card,10/100/1000mbps,Dual Port PCIE Server Network Interface Card, LAN Adapter Converter for Desktop PC

Ubit RJ45 x 2 Gigabit LAN

Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express PCI-E Network Controller Card, 10/100/1000mbps, Dual Port PCIE Server Network Interface Card, LAN Adapter Converter for Desktop PC

by Ubit
What We like

HEAT SINK---PREVENT HIGH TEMPERATURE DAMAGE Imported alloy heat sink,can effectively remove excess heat,keep the network card at normal operating temperature and double stable operation.

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Product Features

  • HIGH QUALITY MASTER Adopt rtl8111g high-performance master dual chip,each rj45 interface corresponds to one chip.stable performance,good compatibility.[filter: it can stabilize the processing and filter line interference and extend the transmission speed of the network cable.
  • 2 RJ45 INTERFACES Support micro ndis5, ndis6 checksum uninstall,(IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP) and split tasks,unloading (mass transfer v1 and girders transfer v2),support EMAC-393 ECMA ProxZzzy host sleep standard,support full duplex flow control lEEE 802.3X)
  • HIGH COMPATIBILITY Compatible with leeee 802.3, 803.ab, 802.3u, 802.3x802.1, VLAN technology 10MB/100MB/1000MB network adaptive automatic cross detection and correction support.

2 rj45 interfaces support micro ndis5, ndis6 checksum uninstall,(ipv4, ipv6, tcp, udp) and split tasks,unloading (mass transfer v1 and girders transfer v2),support emac-393 ecma proxzzzy host sleep standard,support full duplex flow control leee 802.3x) High quality master adopt rtl8111g high-performance master dual chip,each rj45 interface corresponds to one chip.stable performance,good compatibility.[filter: it can stabilize the processing and filter line interference and extend the transmission speed of the network cable. High compatibility compatible with leeee 802.3, 803.ab, 802.3u, 802.3x802.1, vlan technology 10mb/100mb/1000mb network adaptive automatic cross detection and correction support.

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D-Link PCI Gigabit Fast Ethernet Network Adapter Card 10/100/1000 Desktop PC (DGE-530T)

D-Link PCI Gigabit Fast Ethernet Network Adapter Card 10/100/1000 Desktop PC (DGE-530T)

by D-Link Systems, Inc.
What We like

Supports 802.1Q VLAN taggingg to Items > Edit Products.

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Product Features

  • Plug and play installation
  • Supports Jumbo Frames of up to 7 KB
  • Add high-speed Gigabit Ethernet connectivity to any system with a PCI expansion slot
  • ACPI 2.0 WOL Power Management
  • Auto-negotiates port speed to 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, or 1000 Mbps

Auto-negotiates port speed to 10 mbps, 100 mbps, or 1000 mbps Plug and play installation Acpi 2.0 wol power management Add high-speed gigabit ethernet connectivity to any system with a pci expansion slot Supports jumbo frames of up to 7 kb

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TP-Link N300 PCIe WiFi Card (TL-WN881ND), Wireless network Adapter card for PC

TP-Link N300 PCIe WiFi Card (TL-WN881ND)

Wireless network Adapter card for PC

by TP-LINK USA
What We like

Easy setup: setup a highly secured wireless link with WPS;bundled utility provides quick & hassle free installation

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Product Features

  • Fast Speed:Wireless N speed up to 300Mbps
  • Compatibility: 802.11n/b/g products; Supports Windows 7/8/8.1/10 - Linux 2.6.24 ~ 4.1
  • MIMO Technology: 2T2R MIMO delivers greater throughput at range versus conventional 1T1R

Fast speed:wireless n speed up to 300mbps Mimo technology: 2t2r mimo delivers greater throughput at range versus conventional 1t1r Compatibility: 802.11n/b/g products; supports windows 7/8/8.1/10 - linux 2.6.24 ~ 4.1

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StarTech 1 Port PCI-Express Gigabit Network Server Adapter with Realtek Chip NIC Card - Dual Profile (ST1000SPEX2)

StarTech 1 Port PCI-Express Gigabit Network Server Adapter with Realtek Chip NIC Card

Dual Profile (ST1000SPEX2)

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

Gigabit Network Card

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Product Features

  • PCI Express Gigabit Network Card
  • Add a 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet port to any PC through a PCI Express slot
  • PCI Express Gigabit LAN Card
  • PCI Express Gigabit Server Adapter

Pci express gigabit lan card Pci express gigabit network card Add a 10/100/1000mbps ethernet port to any pc through a pci express slot Pci express gigabit server adapter

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