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ASUS PCE-AC56 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1300 PCIe Adapter
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ASUS PCE-AC56 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1300 PCIe Adapter

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PLE Code: PLE-616423
Model Number: PCE-AC56
Manufacturer: ASUS
Warranty: 3 Year PLE Standard Return to Base
Boxed Weight: 0.50kg
The ASUS PCE-AC56 is a 802.11ac Wi-Fi PCI Express adapter which upgrades your desktop from tangle-some Ethernet cables to carefree industry-leading 802.11ac at up to 867 Mbps. Broadcom TurboQAM technology super-charges 2.4 GHz 802.11n performance from 300 Mbps to 400 Mbps with compatible devices. Plus, the stylish external magnetized antenna base gives you more flexibility in adjusting antenna placement to get the best signal reception quality possible.
The PCE-AC56 uses Broadcom's Wi-Fi 802.11ac chipset to reach speeds of up to 867 Mbps through the 5 GHz band, which is three times faster than 802.11n Wi-Fi. At the same time, it maintains full backward compatibility with all previous Wi-Fi protocols, providing high performance two-way transmission while ensuring a smooth transition to 802.11ac and seamless interconnection with existing devices.

  • Instant 802.11ac Wi-Fi upgrade for your desktop PC - no more messy Ethernet cables needed
  • Next-generation 802.11ac chipset for super-fast connections up to 867 Mbps
  • Selectable dual-band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz operation, backwards-compatible with all existing devices
  • Broadcom TurboQAM technology gives 33% faster 802.11n performance, with speeds up to 400 Mbps
  • High-power design reduces wireless dead zones with 150% greater coverage
  • Specially designed heatsink ensures stable and reliable continuous operation

The easy way to upgrade any desktop PC to super-fast next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi
The ASUS PCE-AC56 is a 802.11ac Wi-Fi PCI Express adapter which upgrades your desktop from tangle-some Ethernet cables to carefree industry-leading 802.11ac at up to 867 Mbps. Broadcom TurboQAM technology super-charges 2.4 GHz 802.11n performance from 300 Mbps to 400 Mbps with compatible devices. Plus, the stylish external magnetized antenna base gives you more flexibility in adjusting antenna placement to get the best signal reception quality possible.
Fastest Wi-Fi standard: 802.11ac
The PCE-AC56 uses Broadcom's Wi-Fi 802.11ac chipset to reach speeds of up to 867 Mbps through the 5 GHz band, which is three times faster than 802.11n Wi-Fi. At the same time, it maintains full backward compatibility with all previous Wi-Fi protocols, providing high performance two-way transmission while ensuring a smooth transition to 802.11ac and seamless interconnection with existing devices.
Extend and strengthen your wireless connection
ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac beamforming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.
No more dead zones with 150% better coverage
A powerful signal-boosting high-gain design gives the PCE-AC56 improved signal transmission that extends Wi-Fi range and coverage by up to 150% compared to generic client devices. This extended coverage minimizes the possibility of dead spots at any location, offering fast and uninterrupted HD streaming and smooth multiplayer gaming throughout the home or office.
Instant Wi-Fi upgrade for desktops
With its PCI Express interface, the PCE-AC56 plugs into any motherboard to give your desktop an instant 802.11ac Wi-Fi upgrade, with access to speeds of up to 1.3 Gbps. As it connects directly to the motherboard, there are no messy cables to clutter your computing environment, and no dedicated power supply is required.
Stylish aluminum heasink handles heat for extra stability
The added heatsink uses highly-conductive aluminum to remove heat from the chipset, ensuring greater reliability for non-stop operation. Lower temperatures translate into a more stable device in all climate conditions, even during hot summers, and greater stability means more consistent connectivity and longer product lifespan. Plus, the heatsink has been crafted for a stylish look, once more showing ASUS always goes beyond the spec.
Main Specifications
Product Description
ASUS PCE-AC56 - network adapter
Device Type
Network adapter
Form Factor
Plug-in card
Interface (Bus) Type
PCI Express
Dimensions (WxDxH)
2.16 cm x 12.09 cm x 9.91 cm
Weight
105 g
Data Link Protocol
802.11ac
Data Transfer Rate
1.3 Gbps
Performance
Maximum throughput (2.4 GHz): 400 MbpsMaximum throughput (5 GHz): 867 Mbps
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Compliant Standards
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
System Requirements
Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows XP (32/64 bits), Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Windows 8.1 (32/64 bits)
Extended Specifications
General
Device Type
Network adapter
Form Factor
Plug-in card
Interface (Bus) Type
PCI Express
Networking
Connectivity Technology
Wireless
Data Link Protocol
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
Data Transfer Rate
1.3 Gbps
Performance
Maximum throughput (2.4 GHz): 400 MbpsMaximum throughput (5 GHz): 867 Mbps
Line Coding Format
DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK, OFDM
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Features
ASUS AiRadar, magnetic aerial base, Broadcom TurboQAM technology
Compliant Standards
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
Aerial
Antenna
External detachable
Antenna Qty
2
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces
3 x aerial - R-SMA
Miscellaneous
Included Accessories
Low-profile bracket
Encryption Algorithm
128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK
Compliant Standards
C-Tick, IC, FCC
Software / System Requirements
Software Included
Drivers & Utilities
OS Required
Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows XP (32/64 bits), Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Windows 8.1 (32/64 bits)
Dimensions & Weight
Width
2.16 cm
Depth
12.09 cm
Height
9.91 cm
Weight
105 g
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature
0 °C
Max Operating Temperature
40 °C
Humidity Range Operating
10 - 90% (non-condensing)




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