Asus PCE-AC56 802.11ac Dual-band Wireless-AC1300 PCI-E Adapter

Asus PCE-AC56 802.11ac Dual-band Wireless-AC1300 PCI-E Adapter
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Key features
  • Instant 802.11ac Wi-Fi upgrade for your desktop PC - no more messy Ethernet cables needed
  • Next-generation 802.11ac chipset for super-fast connections up to 867 Mbps
  • Selectable dual-band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz operation, backwards-compatible with all existing devices
  • Broadcom TurboQAM technology gives 33% faster 802.11n performance, with speeds up to 400 Mbps
  • High-power design reduces wireless dead zones with 150% greater coverage
  • Specially designed heatsink ensures stable and reliable continuous operation
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Upgrade your PC to the next-generation of wireless

ASUS PCE-AC56 Dual-band Wireless-AC1300 PCI-E adapter is an 802.11ac Wi-Fi PCI Express adapter that upgrades your desktop PC to leading 802.11ac wireless that delivers wireless speeds up to 867 Mbps. Broadcom TurboQAM technology super-charges 2.4 GHz 802.11n performance from 300 Mbps to 400 Mbps with compatible devices. Plus, the external magnetized antenna base gives you more flexibility for adjusting antenna placement to get the best signal reception.

Instant Wi-Fi upgrade
With its PCI Express interface, PCE-AC56 plugs into any motherboard to give your desktop an instant 802.11ac Wi-Fi upgrade with access to speeds of up to 1.3 Gbps. With its external, magnetic antenna, attach it where you please and enjoy the strongest wireless performance.

Fastest Wi-Fi standard: 802.11ac
PCE-AC56 uses Broadcom's 5th generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac chipset to give you speeds of up to 867 Mbps through the 5 GHz band--3 times faster than 802.11n Wi-Fi. It maintains full backward compatibility with all previous Wi-Fi protocols for 2-way high performance transmission and seamless connections to your existing router.

Extend and strengthen your wireless connection
ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless device connectivity using precise directional signal amplification for extended coverage, increased data throughput speed and enhanced stability. The added heatsink uses highly conductive aluminum to remove heat from the chipset for greater reliability for a reliable, stable connection.



Product Description
ASUS PCE-AC56 - network adapter
Device Type
Network adapter
Form Factor
Plug-in card
Interface (Bus) Type
PCI Express
Dimensions (WxDxH)
2.16 cm x 12.09 cm x 9.91 cm
105 g
Data Link Protocol
Data Transfer Rate
1.3 Gbps
Maximum throughput (2.4 GHz): 400 Mbps , Maximum throughput (5 GHz): 867 Mbps
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Compliant Standards
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
System Requirements
Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows XP (32/64 bits), Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Windows 8.1 (32/64 bits)

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