Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265

Three times faster 2nd generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® for ultra wireless connectivity.

The Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 802.11ac, 2 x 2 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® adapter lets you move at the speed of life with 3x faster speed1 (up to 867 Mbps) than 802.11n Wi-Fi, more capacity for more devices, better performance at further distances, improved reliability for fewer dropped connections, and lower power consumption for longer battery life.2

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Features and Benefits

Ultra-fast Wi-Fi performance Less time waiting, more time enjoying. 802.11ac WiFi delivers 3x faster speeds1 (up to 867 Mbps) than older 802.11n Wi-Fi for faster file downloads, higher quality video streaming, gaming, music, and more. 
Super-wide 80 MHz channels More capacity than 802.11n Wi-Fi for supporting more devices and streaming more, in more places simultaneously.
Bluetooth® 4.0 Smart Ready Dual-mode Bluetooth® 4.0 connects to the newest low-energy Bluetooth products as well as your familiar devices, such as headsets, keyboard, mice, and more.
Microsoft InstantGo*3 Support Maintains network connectivity with very low power consumption to enable updates to your email, social networks, and more, when your screen is off in standby mode.
Intel® WiFi HotSpot Assistant4 Delivers seamless, secure hotspot roaming, bypassing annoying hotspot login portals for instant Wi-Fi connectivity. Support for Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint*.5
Business-class wireless Powerful solutions for small- and medium-sized business and enterprise for unmatched wireless performance in the workplace with support for the latest Intel® vPro™ technology6 and Intel® Active Management Technology.7 8 9

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Product and Performance Information


Based on the theoretical maximum bandwidth enabled by 2x2 802.11ac implementations. Actual wireless throughput and/or range will vary depending on your specific operating system, hardware, and software configurations. Check with your PC manufacturer for details.


Compared to Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260.


InstantGo* is a Microsoft Windows* operating system feature in 8.1 (known as Connected Standby in Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Windows RT).


Intel® WiFi Hotspot Assistant requires an Intel® wireless adapter, Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software v. 15.6 or later, and an Internet connection for initial setup with the Easy WiFi* network.


When Wi-Fi Alliance Passpoint* is available.


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:


Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT) requires activation and a system with a corporate network connection, an Intel® AMT-enabled chipset, network hardware and software. For notebooks, Intel AMT may be unavailable or limited over a host OS-based VPN, when connecting wirelessly, on battery power, sleeping, hibernating or powered off. Results dependent upon hardware, setup & configuration. For more information, visit


Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel microprocessors.  Performance tests, such as SYSmark and MobileMark, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations, and functions.  Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary.  You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products.


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