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Usb Vs Pci Wifi


I want to know whether it is better for me to get a pci wifi card or usb wifi adapter i.e. Internal vs. External. If anyone can share their experiences that would be great, the card/adapter i am looking at are as follow:

Pci wifi
Usb wifi

I need a wifi card/adapter so i can communicate with my pda and wireless use internet/sync files from it with its pcmcia card.


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