An updated list of top rated internal network cards available to buy in 2016. Find out what’s worth buying based on the latest technology innovations and customer reviews.

Top Rated Internal Network Cards

TP-LINK N900 2.4GHz or 5GHz up to 450Mbps Wireless Dual Band PCI Express Adapter for Windows (TL-WDN4800)
Price: $38.99
You save: $16.00 (29 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:47 pm
  • Allows desktop computers to connect to high-speed wireless networks, Reaches blazing speeds of up to 450Mbps at 2.4GHz or 5.0GHz
  • Quick, easy installation with bundled CD utility, three antennas for increased wireless performance and stability
  • Supports dual band 2.4GHz and 5GHz channels for smoother HD video streaming, online gaming, and file sharing
  • Compatibile with 802.11a/b/g/n products, supports Windows XP 32/64bit, Vista 32/64bit, Windows 7 32/64bit, Windows 8 32/64bit
  • 2-year warranty and unlimited 24/7 technical support
TP-LINK TG-3468 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit PCI Express Network Adapter, Include Low-profile Bracket
Price: $11.88
You save: $4.57 (28 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:47 pm
  • Wake-on-LAN supporting Auto-Negotiation and Auto MDI/MDIX Supports IEEE802.3x Flow Control for Full-duplex Mode and backpressure for Half-duplex Mode
  • Supports IEEE 802.1p Layer 2 Priority Encoding and IEEE802.1q VLAN tagging Supports power down/link down power saving DOS/Win98SE/Me/2000/XP/Vista/Linux/Novell Netware
  • Standards and Protocols: IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab, 802.3x, 802.1q, 802.1p, CSMA/CD, TCP/IP Interface: 32-bit PCIe 1.0a Transmission Rate: 10/100Mbps for Half-Duplex mode; 20/200/2000Mbps for Full-Duplex mode
  • Jumbo Frame: 4k Bytes Port: 1x 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 Network Media: 10BASE-T: UTP category 3, 4, 5 cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100?? STP (maximum 100m)
  • 100BASE-TX: UTP category 5, 5e cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100?? STP (maximum 100m) 1000Base-T: UTP category 5, 5e cable (maximum 100m)
  • LED Indicator: 1000M Link/Act, 100M Link/Act, 10 Link/Act, Duplex Safety & Emission: FCC, CE Operating System: DOS/Win98SE/Me/2000/XP/Vista/Linux/Novell Netware
  • Industry-leading 2-year warranty and unlimited technical support. Technical Support: +1 866 225 8139; Hotline en Français: +1 855 987 5465.
  • Wake-on-LAN supporting Auto-Negotiation and Auto MDI/MDIX Supports IEEE802.3x Flow Control for Full-duplex Mode and backpressure for Half-duplex Mode
  • Supports IEEE 802.1p Layer 2 Priority Encoding and IEEE802.1q VLAN tagging Supports power down/link down power saving DOS/Win98SE/Me/2000/XP/Vista/Linux/Novell Netware
  • Standards and Protocols: IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab, 802.3x, 802.1q, 802.1p, CSMA/CD, TCP/IP Interface: 32-bit PCIe 1.0a Transmission Rate: 10/100Mbps for Half-Duplex mode; 20/200/2000Mbps for Full-Duplex mode
  • Jumbo Frame: 4k Bytes Port: 1x 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 Network Media: 10BASE-T: UTP category 3, 4, 5 cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100?? STP (maximum 100m)
  • 100BASE-TX: UTP category 5, 5e cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100?? STP (maximum 100m) 1000Base-T: UTP category 5, 5e cable (maximum 100m)
  • LED Indicator: 1000M Link/Act, 100M Link/Act, 10 Link/Act, Duplex Safety & Emission: FCC, CE Operating System: DOS/Win98SE/Me/2000/XP/Vista/Linux/Novell Netware
TP-LINK TL-WN881ND Wireless N300 PCI Express Adapter, 2.4GHz 300Mbps, Include Low-profile Bracket
Price: $17.06
You save: $15.88 (48 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:47 pm
  • Wireless N speed up to 300Mbps makes it ideal for video streaming, online gaming and Internet calls
  • 2T2R MIMO delivers greater throughput at range versus conventional 1T1R
  • Supports Windows 8/7/XP/Vista
  • Easily setup a highly secured wireless link with WPS
  • Supports ad-hoc and infrastructure mode
  • Bundled utility provides quick & hassle free installation
  • Seamlessly compatible with 802.11n/b/g products
  • Industry-leading 2-year warranty and unlimited 24/7 technical support
TP-Link 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit PCI Network Adapter/Card, Includes Low-profile Bracket (TG-3269)
Price: $8.08
You save: $6.91 (46 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:51 pm
  • Standards: IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab, 802.3x, 802.1q, 802.1p, CSMA/CD, TCP/IP, PCI Revision 2.1/2.2
  • Speed: 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps
  • Connectors: 1 x RJ45
  • LEDs: 1000Mbps Link/Act, 100Mbps Link/Act, 10 Link/Act, Duplex
  • BUS: 32-bit PCI
TP-LINK Archer T6E AC1300 Dual Band Wireless PCI Express Adapter, 2.4Ghz 400Mbps + 5Ghz 867Mbps, Include Low-profile Bracket, Support Windows XP/7/8/8.1/10
Price: $49.99
You save: $30.00 (38 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:47 pm
  • Easy Installation - Upgrade your desktop system easily by plugging the Archer T6E Wi-Fi adapter into an available PCI-E slot
  • Hi-Speed Wi-Fi - Up to 1300Mbps Wi-Fi speeds (867Mbps on 5GHz band or 400Mpbs on 2.4GHz band)
  • 802.11ac Dual Band - 3 times faster than the 802.11n standard, perfect for hi-intensity network usage
  • Backward Compatibility - With support for 802.11 a/b/g/n standards
  • Broad Wireless Range - 2 external antennas ensure a greater range of Wi-Fi connection and stability
  • Supports Windows XP/7/8/8.1/10
  • 2-year warranty and unlimited 24/7 technical support
Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Combo PCI Adapter for Desktop Computer - 802.11ac - Bluetooth 4.0
Price: $37.48
As of: 2016/11/12 2:47 pm
  • Brand new revision 4.2 of the GC-WB867D-I card with Bluetooth 4.0 via Intel 8260 Wireles card
  • 1x PCIe interface for typical desktop PC. Please Note: the card also requires a USB connection to your motherboard to make the Bluetooth functional. REV 4.2 features improved USB connection options now include a pin header or female USB A port. USB Pin header cable included
  • Includes external antenna for optimum signal strength
  • Card includes: 1 Year MFG Warranty, 1x PCIe Wireless/Bluetooth Card, 1x Female USB header cable, External antenna w/ RP-SMA connection, installation guide, and driver disk
  • Bluetooth Function:Standard- Bluetooth V4.0 LE, V3.0+HS, V2.1+EDR; Data rate - 1Mbps, 2Mbps, and up to 3Mbps
  • WiFi Standard: IEEE 802.11abgn, 802.11ac, 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11i, 802.11h, 802.11w
  • Wi-Fi Alliance: Wi-Fi Certified for 802.11ac, Wi-Fi CERTIFIEDa/b/g,Wi-Fi CERTIFIEDn, WMM, WPA, WPA2, and WPS, WPS 2.0, Protected ManagementFrames
  • Network Architecture: Ad-hoc mode (Peer-to-Peer), Infrastructure mode
  • Security: WPA and WPA2, 802.1X (EAP-TLS, TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, EAP-FAST), EAP-SIM, EAP-AKAPAP, CHAP, TLS, GTC, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv264-bit and 128-bit WEP, AES-CCMP, TKIPUL, C-UL, CB (IEC 60950-1)802.11w (WFA-Protected Management Frames)
TP-LINK Archer T9E AC1900 Dual Band Wireless PCI Express Adapter, 5Ghz 1300Mbps + 2.4Ghz 600Mbps, Beamforming, 3T3R, Include Low-profile Bracket, Support Windows XP/7/8/8.1/10
Price: $75.99
You save: $54.00 (42 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:47 pm
  • 802.11ac chipset upgrades desktops to Wireless AC, the latest, most powerful Wi-Fi technology available
  • Built for high-performance computing, such as gaming online and 4K Ultra HD video streaming
  • Blazing Wi-Fi speed over 5GHz (1300Mbps) and 2.4GHz (600Mbps) bands
  • Heat Sink technology distributes heat away from core components to improve reliability and performance
  • Beamforming-capable for stronger, more reliable wireless connections
  • 3x3 true dual band, omnidirectional and upgradeable antennas maximize connection range and stability
  • Backwards-compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n; Supports Windows XP/7/8/8.1/10
  • 2-year warranty and unlimited 24/7 technical support
TP-Link N150 Wireless PCI-Express Adapter (TL-WN781ND)
Price: $13.99
You save: $11.00 (44 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 3:48 pm
  • Adopts Align technology, with transmit speed up to 150Mbps Provides PCI Express connector having a wider compatibility with any standard PCI Express slot
  • Supports QSS function, complying with WPS for worry free wireless security Supports 64/128/152-bit WEP, WPA /WPA2/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK(TKIP/AES), supports IEEE 802.1X
  • Standards: IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b Interface: PCI Express Antenna: 2dBi Detachable Mini-Omni Antenna
  • Wireless Speed:802.11n: Up to 150Mbps 802.11g: Up to 54Mbps 802.11b: Up to 11Mbps
  • Frequency Range: 2.4~2.4835GHz Wireless Transmit Power: 18dBm(MAX EIRP) Modulation Technology: OFDM/CCK/16-QAM/64-QAM
  • Receiver Sensitivity:130M: [email protected]% PER 108M: [email protected]% PER 54M: [email protected]% PER
  • Work Mode: Ad-Hoc; Infrastructure Wireless Security: Support 64/128 bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES)
  • Support Operating System: Windows 7(32/64bits), Windows Vista(32/64bits), Windows XP(32/64bits), Windows 2000 Certifications: CE, FCC
  • Industry-leading 2-year warranty and unlimited technical support. Technical Support: +1 866 225 8139; Hotline en Français: +1 855 987 5465.
  • Adopts Align technology, with transmit speed up to 150Mbps Provides PCI Express connector having a wider compatibility with any standard PCI Express slot
  • Supports QSS function, complying with WPS for worry free wireless security Supports 64/128/152-bit WEP, WPA /WPA2/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK(TKIP/AES), supports IEEE 802.1X
  • Standards: IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b Interface: PCI Express Antenna: 2dBi Detachable Mini-Omni Antenna
  • Wireless Speed:802.11n: Up to 150Mbps 802.11g: Up to 54Mbps 802.11b: Up to 11Mbps
  • Frequency Range: 2.4~2.4835GHz Wireless Transmit Power: 18dBm(MAX EIRP) Modulation Technology: OFDM/CCK/16-QAM/64-QAM
  • Receiver Sensitivity:130M: [email protected]% PER 108M: [email protected]% PER 54M: [email protected]% PER
  • Work Mode: Ad-Hoc; Infrastructure Wireless Security: Support 64/128 bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES)
  • Support Operating System: Windows 7(32/64bits), Windows Vista(32/64bits), Windows XP(32/64bits), Windows 2000 Certifications: CE, FCC
ASUS Wi-Fi PCI Express Adapter (PCE-AC56)
Price: $62.99
You save: $62.73 (50 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:47 pm
  • Provides an extensible design that enables Service prioritization for data
  • Design that delivers high availability, scalability, and for maximum flexibility and price/performance
  • 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
  • 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
ASUS 4x4 802.11AC Wireless-AC3100 PCIe Adapter (PCE-AC88)
Price: $119.34
You save: $10.65 (8 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 3:48 pm
  • Dual-band 4x4 AC3100 Wi-Fi with speeds up to 2100Mbps (5GHz band) and 1000Mbps (2.4GHz band)
  • External magnetic antenna base allows Flexible antenna placement to maximize coverage
  • Individual antennas can also attach directly to PCIe card for compact installation
  • Custom heatsink effectively dissipates heat for improved stability and reliability
  • R-SMA antenna connectors enable compatibility with a variety of aftermarket antennas

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