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Features and Benefits

Wireless 802.11ac 2x2

With 802.11ac and 2 data streams get more data, robust connections, better coverage, and faster data rates. Delivers up to 6x faster Wi-Fi speeds (up to 867 Mbps) than 802.11n (150Mbps), with up to 3x more bandwidth per stream for more users and devices.1

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Bluetooth® 4.2

Dual mode Bluetooth® 4.2 enables Basic Rate/Enhanced Data Rate (BR/EDR)-low energy devices to act as a hub and peripheral at the same time. Connects to the newest low energy Bluetooth® products as well as your familiar devices, such as headsets, keyboard, mice, and more.

Optimized for Intel Platforms

Recommended wireless solution for 5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors and ensures your business is protected from the latest threats with wireless support for 5th Generation Intel® vPro™ processors.

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Intel® vPro™ Technology2

Supports Intel’s hardware-based security and management features built into Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors and chipsets that enables IT to manage PCs virtually anywhere, anytime while reducing deployment costs, improving security and ROI.

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Worldwide Regulatory Support

Intel® Dynamic Regulatory Solution enables worldwide regulatory compliance on a single Intel® Wireless-AC adapter SKU. The Wi-Fi adapter detects location and automatically optimizes the Wi-Fi settings to local regulatory requirements and optimizes performance based on location. Future regulatory changes are easily managed during the product lifecycle.

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Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software3

Includes advanced IT tools to improve security, reduce complexity and save IT time and money. Streamlines client deployments and allows remote management of wireless settings and profiles by IT managers.

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Introducing Intel® Wireless-AC 2x2 160 MHz

Experience gigabit Wi-Fi connectivity without the wires; introducing Intel® Wireless-AC 2x2 160 MHz for accelerated gaming, downloading, file sharing, HD and 4K video streaming, video conferencing, multitasking, and wireless performance.

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Experience Faster Wi-Fi with Intel® Wireless-AC

Experience improved connection with faster Wi-Fi performance, reliability, 4K movie streaming, and better graphics.

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Take 5 Seconds to Tell If Your New PC Has Intel® Wireless-AC

In 5 seconds and 3 simple steps, start streaming movies, moving data, and more with Intel® Wireless-AC.

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For a New PC, Choose Intel® Wireless-AC

When you're looking to buy a new PC, choose the right Wi-Fi solution for streaming, gaming, and sharing.

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Intel® Wireless-AC

Best Buy explains how the 802.11ac offers faster connections and supports more devices on a router.

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Extend Intel® Wireless-AC to Your Desktop

Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 Desktop Kit. A new Wi-Fi solution for desktop PCs. Desktop kit includes: antennas and cables mounting brackets with the Intel® Wireless-AC 8265 Adapter that is simple to install.

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Product and Performance Information

This feature may not be available on all computing systems. Please check with the system vendor to determine if your system delivers this feature, or reference the system specifications (motherboard, processor, chipset, power supply, HDD, graphics controller, memory, BIOS, drivers, virtual machine monitor-VMM, platform software, and/or operating system) for feature compatibility. Functionality, performance, and other benefits of this feature may vary depending on system configuration.
1

Compared to 802.11n 40MHz channels, 802.11ac 80MHz provides 3x more bandwidth per stream (Max data rate for 2x2 802.11n 40MHz channel is 300Mbps, 150Mbps per stream; Max data rate for 2x2 802.11ac 80MHz channel is 867Mbps, 433Mbps per stream).

2

Intel® vPro™ technology is sophisticated and requires setup and activation. Availability of features and results will depend upon the setup and configuration of your hardware, software, and IT environments. To learn more visit: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/vpro/vpro-platform-general.html.

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Intel® PROSet/Wireless software may not be supported by your PC manufacturer. Check with your PC manufacturer for details on availability.