I bought Dell Vostro 3800 in a Slim Tower case. What WiFi adapter would fit into such a case?

  • The case has the following dimensions 102 * 433 * 360mm (W * D * H), while popular WiFi adapters do not to fit. For instance, TP Link TL-WN781ND is too wide: 120.8 * 78.5 * 21.5mm.
  • The case has PCI-e x16, PCI-e x1 and PCI slots free.
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    Just have to find one that comes with a half-size bracket. If all your looking for is size, there are plenty out there. Otherwise you need to give some more detail on what you are looking for.
    – user1691
    Feb 12, 2018 at 19:48

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The Rosewill RNX-AC1900PCE

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I'm guessing based off your post you want an internal adapter, and not a USB one. I'm a little surprised you want one at all given it already has an internal card, but hey–if you want a bit of an upgrade, here's your card.

As @SiXandSeven8ths said, you'll need a card with a low profile bracket. Luckily, almost every card comes with one–this one included!

Since you're working in a proprietary case and weird PSU, I decided against any cards with an external power connector. I also went with wireless AC, since you seem to be looking for an upgrade. This left the TP-Link Archer T6E AC1300, TRENDnet TEW-807ECH, Asus PCE-AC56, and our Rosewill card all around the same price point. Both the TP-Link and Asus cards seem to have massive compatibility issues with Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update, and the TRENDnet card seems to have some QC issues, leaving the Rosewill card.

  • It has internal card but only for Ethernet, not WiFi.
    – dzieciou
    Mar 23, 2018 at 14:36

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