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This handy tool will help you find the best performing wireless adapters and bridges. It crunches through our deep product performance databases and sorts products into comparative rankings so that you can easily see which products perform the best without having to click through pages of charts.

Products are ranked within class type only. Use the Class selector to change class. (Classes are explained here)

Test versions are indicated by bar color in the Wireless Adapter / Bridge Charts. Bar color explanations can be found by clicking the Test Information button in the Charts. All test versions are selected by default. Checking box(es) sets a filter to show ranking for only products tested with that version. Rankings are renumbered based on the filter criteria used.

Important: Only products tested with the same test version are directly comparable, due to differences in test process.

The default view is Total wireless performance ranking sorted by Total Rank. Rank values are relative with lower = better.

Use the Rank selector to view the sub-rankings that make up the total rank. Use the [Switch To Sort By PRICE] link to sort the view by price.

Other functions available:

  • Click on the product name to see the review
  • Click on Performance to see the performance values used to calculate the rank
  • Click on Features to see a feature summary

See this article for details on how ranking is calculated. (Scroll to the bottom of the article.)

Product Rank: AC1200 Wireless Adapter / Bridge

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5 products found
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#1
27.0
Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 USB 3.0 Wi-Fi Adapter
Performance
Features
ASUS USB-AC56 Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 USB 3.0 Wi-Fi Adapter

Realtek-based AC1200 class wireless adapter with USB 3.0 connection and external upgradeable antenna

$ 50
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#2
46.0
AC1200 Wireless Dual-Band USB Adapter
Performance
Features
Edimax EW-7822UAC AC1200 Wireless Dual-Band USB Adapter

Realtek-based AC1200 adapter with USB 3.0 port and swivel-able antenna

$ 26
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#3
52.0
AC1200 WiFi USB Adapter
Performance
Features
NETGEAR A6200 AC1200 WiFi USB Adapter

Broadcom-based AC1200 adapter with USB 2.0 port, swivelable antenna and hinged USB connector

$ 16
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#4
64.8
Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 USB Adapter
Performance
Features
ASUS USB-AC53 Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 USB Adapter

Broadcom-based AC1200 class USB 2.0 adapter with desktop stand and laptop screen clip

$ 167
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#5
79.3
Wi-Fi Wireless AC Dual-Band AC1200 USB Adapter
Performance
Features
Linksys WUSB6300 Wi-Fi Wireless AC Dual-Band AC1200 USB Adapter

Realtek-based AC1200 adapter with USB 3.0 port

$ 58
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