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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: AC580 Wireless Adapter / Bridge

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7 products found
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#1
36.0
Dual-Band Wireless-AC600 Wi-Fi adapter
Performance
Features
ASUS USB-AC51 Dual-Band Wireless-AC600 Wi-Fi adapter

Micro size AC580 class USB 2.0 adapter

$ 34
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#2
41.3
AirStation AC433 Dual Band Wireless Mini USB Adapter
Performance
Features
Buffalo Technology WI-U2-433DM AirStation AC433 Dual Band Wireless Mini USB Adapter

Micro size AC580 class USB 2.0 adapter

$ 26
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#3
44.3
AC600 Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter
Performance
Features
TP-LINK Archer T2U AC600 Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter

Micro size AC580 class USB 2.0 adapter

$ 12
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#4
47.0
WiFi USB Mini Adapter
Performance
Features
NETGEAR A6100 WiFi USB Mini Adapter

Micro size AC580 class USB 2.0 adapter

$ 26
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#5
49.7
AC600 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter
Performance
Features
TRENDnet TEW-804UB AC600 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter

Micro size AC580 class USB 2.0 adapter

$ 15
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#6
52.3
AC600 Wireless Dual-Band Mini USB Adapter
Performance
Features
Edimax EW-7811UTC AC600 Wireless Dual-Band Mini USB Adapter

Micro size AC580 class USB 2.0 adapter

$ 12
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#7
60.7
Mini USB WiFi Wireless AC583 Dual-Band Adapter 802.11ac
Performance
Features
Linksys AE6000 Mini USB WiFi Wireless AC583 Dual-Band Adapter 802.11ac

Micro size AC433 class USB 2.0 adapter

$ 23
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