- Very fast TCP throughput at close range
- Much higher latency and jitter than the Killer Wireless-N 1202
- Supports only two spatial streams
At A Glance
Intel makes a high-quality wireless adapter, but if you require low latency, Qualcomm's Killer NIC line of Wi-Fi adapters are the better bet.
The Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 is a dual-band (2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz), 2x2, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth wireless adapter that delivers up to 300 Mbps of bandwidth, up to 2x the range, and more consistent connectivity. This PCIe Half Mini Card provides a low profile design for existing laptops as well as for newer, thinner, smaller laptops, netbooks and tablets. The Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 also supports a host of Intel-only features, such as Intel Wireless Display, to enhance todayâs mobile lifestyle.