AC600 Wireless-AC Network Adapter - 802.11ac, PCI Express
Add advanced 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity to a computer or server through a PCI Express slot - with dual band 2.4/5 GHz frequencies and up to 433 Mbps
Product ID: PEX433WAC11
- Wireless AC600 compatible with speeds up 433Mbps (5GHz) and up to 150Mbps (2.4GHz)
- Dual band 2.4 / 5GHz support (802.11ac is 5 GHz only)
- Compliant with 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n networks
Upgrade your desktop PC or server to powerful 802.11ac wireless networking. This AC600 network card fits easily into a PCI Express expansion slot to give you dual-band wireless-AC connectivity with speeds up to 433 Mbps.
Add dual-band Wireless-AC connectivity
This wireless-AC adapter lets you add dual-band wireless-AC connectivity to a desktop computer through a PCIe slot. Ideal for your office or home environment, the PCIe Wi-Fi® adapter provides a wireless range of up to 100 feet (30m), when paired with an 802.11ac router. It's a cost-effective solution for adding or upgrading to the latest 802.11ac dual-band wireless networking.
The Wi-Fi adapter supports data rates of up to 433 Mbps at 5 GHz, and 150 Mbps at 2.4 GHz. Two detachable external antennas enhance reception and provide more reliable connections.
The versatile USB Wi-Fi adapter gives you dual-band 2.4/5 GHz support, so you can connect easily to the less congested 5GHz wireless network to enjoy lag-free HD video streaming, online gaming, file transfers or other bandwidth-intensive applications. The WMM Quality of Service (QoS) feature quickly prioritizes video streams, Internet calls and online gaming.
This network adapter has a 1T1R (1 transmitter, 1 receiver) antenna design and features two detachable external antennas (dual-band 3dBi). To integrate easily with all of your networking devices, the wireless network adapter is backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n networks.
Quick and easy installation
The network card is easy to install in the PCI Express slot on your standard or small form-factor computer. It comes equipped with a standard profile bracket, and includes a low-profile bracket that you can swap in to mount the card in smaller or space-constrained systems.
The PEX433WAC11 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Replace or upgrade the wireless capabilities of your desktop computer or server, at home or in the office
Connect to the less congested 5 GHz Wi-Fi band to avoid interference from common wireless devices such as cordless phones
Get faster wireless performance for smoother online conferencing, quicker file transfers, and lag-free HD video streaming or gaming
|Bus Type||PCI Express|
|Card Type||Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)|
|Chipset ID||Realtek - 8821AE|
|Industry Standards||IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b|
|Frequency Range||2.412~2.462 GHz, 5.180~5.825 GHz|
|Full Duplex Support||No|
|Max Distance||30 m / 100 ft|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||433 Mbps (5 GHz)
150 Mbps (2.4 GHz)
|Security Features||WEP Data Encryption|
|WPA and WPA2-PSK Data Encryption|
|Connector Type(s)||1 - PCI Express x1|
|2 - RP-SMA (Coax, Reverse Polarity SubMiniature A)|
|OS Compatibility||Windows® 10 (32/64bit), 8 / 8.1 (32/64), 7 (32/64), XP(32/64)
Windows Server® 2012, 2008 R2,
|Special Notes / Requirements|
|System and Cable Requirements||Available PCI express expansion slot|
|LED Indicators||1 - Link/Activity|
|Humidity||0% ~ 90% RH|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)|
|Storage Temperature||10°C to 70°C (50°F to 158°F)|
|Product Height||22 mm [0.9 in]|
|Product Length||121 mm [4.8 in]|
|Product Weight||48 g [1.7 oz]|
|Product Width||97 mm [3.8 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||170 g [6 oz]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - PCI Express AC600 Wireless-AC network adapter|
|2 - detachable external antenna|
|1 - driver CD|
|1 - low profile bracket|
|1 - quick start guide|
Windows Server® 2012, 2008 R2,
Add high speed 802.11ac WiFi connectivity to a desktop PC through a PCI Express slot with dual band 2.4/5 GHz frequencies and up to 867Mbps
Add dual-band Wireless-AC connectivity to a desktop or laptop computer through USB 3.0
Add high-speed Wireless-N connectivity to a desktop or laptop system through USB
Add High Speed Wireless N Connectivity to a Desktop or Laptop Computer through USB
Add dual-band Wireless-AC connectivity to a desktop or laptop computer through USB 2.0
Drivers & Downloads
[Realtek RTL8821AE] Wireless AC Adapter.zip
Windows 10: 2023.14.0615.2015, Windows 8.1/7: 2023.12.0518.2015
* Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.