So, I’m looking to make my desktop machine wireless (I’ve moved recently, and the modem is a few rooms away). Not only are there wireless PCI NICs, but I now see wireless adapters that look like those little USB flash drive doohickeys. I’m an obscenely lazy dude, and I kinda dig the idea of plugging a little USB doohickey to my rig rather than open it up and put a wireless PCI NIC in. But, if those USB trinkets give crappy performance compared to a PCI NIC, I’d rather go old-school.
Either way, whether USB or PCI NIC, any brand recommendations? I’m used to Linksys and D-Link hardware, and I’ve had both good and bad experiences with those, so I’m not particularly attached to either brand name.
EDIT: OOPS MY BRIT SLANG IS BAD.