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Sievert
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Registered: ‎10-19-2014
Location: CA
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Lenovo Y500 Network Card Upgrade

Hey,

 

Like title says im looking to upgrade my network card and want to purchase a 5ghz compatible card that works with the y500 how any recommendations would be appreciated thanks!

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Registered: ‎11-30-2015
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Re: Lenovo Y500 Network Card Upgrade

Hi Sievert,

 

Greetings.

 

I don't think there is any AC wlan card among the whitelisted parts  from the hardware manual. 

Changing the BIOS is not recommended because of the danger of bricking the systemboard.

You may check on the discussion here.

 

A simplier alternative may be using an external USB AC Wifi adapter instead.

 

Regards



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