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Wireless Network Adapter

TP-Link Archer T9E PCIe x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter

(27 Ratings, 4.7 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

TP-Link

Part #

Archer T9E

Manufacturer

TP-Link

Protocol

802.11a/b/g/n/ac

Interface

PCIe x1

Antenna

Omnidirectional Antenna

Security

Support 64/128 bit WEP, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, 802.1x

Features

  • 802.11ac - The Next Generation of Wi-Fi
  • TP-LINK's Archer T9E comes with the next generation Wi-Fi standard - 802.11ac, 3 times faster than wireless N speed. With 1300Mbps wireless speeds over the crystal clear 5GHz band or 600Mbps over the 2.4GHz band, the Archer T9E is the superior choice for seamless HD streaming, online gaming and other bandwidth-intensive tasks.
  • AC1900 Wireless Speed
  • The 5GHz 1300Mbps is perfect for HD video streaming and lag-free online gaming, while using 2.4GHz 600Mbps Wi-Fi for normal use such as web surfing.
  • The Best of Both Bands
  • TP-LINK's Archer T9E is an AC1900 Wireless Dual Band PCI Express Adapter, giving users the ability to access crystal clear 5GHz connections or legacy 2.4GHz connections to upgrade their PC's wireless capabilities to operate with new 5GHz band wireless networks, while ensuring that they can still access legacy 2.4GHz band wireless networks.
  • Beamforming Technology for Efficient Wi-Fi
  • Archer T9E utilizes beamforming technology to receive more directional Wi-Fi signals for improved performance.
  • Features: Simply slot the adapter into any free PCI-E socket in your desktop PC and connect to an available Wi-Fi network
  • Maximum wireless speeds of up to 1900Mbps with 1300Mbps at 5GHz or 600Mbps at 2.4GHz band, ideal for HD streaming, online gaming and large file downloads
  • Supports 802.11ac - Wi-Fi technology that is 3 times faster than 802.11n
  • 3 external antennas provide ultimate Omni-Directional wireless coverage, delivering a stable connection to your Wi-Fi network
  • Utilizes Beamforming technology to receive more directional Wi-Fi signals, enhancing the reliability of the wireless connection
  • Heat Sink dissipates heat to help increase performance and improve stability
  • Selectable 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands to avoid wireless signal interference
  • Supports routers utilizing 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi standards
  • Bundled management utility offers easy administration to control your Wi-Fi network

Price History

    Reviews

    jinetix
    • 94 points
    • 34 months ago

    from completed build Sofi's Bow Wow Build

    Compatible Wi-Fi card for macOS and is plug and play with Linux as well. Had to download drivers from TP-Link website for Windows though.

    Bexy
    • 41 points
    • 41 months ago

    Was quite excited to test this card out but I was disappointed quickly finding out after I purchased this that unlike the ASUS AC68 this card will not see the Higher Channels of my AC3200 Router. So on the lower channels I get reasonable throughput but not what I should be, as the lower channels are more congested from the other lower end AC WiFi devices. only getting 400Mbps in one room away with these channels. The Intel Wireless-AC 7260 in my media PC in the same roon gets 400Mbps on the lower channels but on my higher channel on my router it gets its 867Mbps and out performs this card, very bad design by TP-Link next time ill pick up the ASUS AC68. Possible Firmware fix as is uses the same Chip as the ASUS but none have been released. My Router is a D-Link DIR-890L.

    phisig2229
    • 22 points
    • 37 months ago

    from completed build Arctic Whitefox

    This is a great wireless card. Almost no difference between this and wired for downloads.. Uploads are lacking compared to wired however.

    KrumpetPirate
    • 21 points
    • 41 months ago

    Works well under windows 10 with a driver update. Make sure you download it before hand.

    Bramvo
    • 21 points
    • 40 months ago

    Very easy installations, Windows needs a driver so make sure you download it before going wireless.

    archlinuxos
    • 21 points
    • 37 months ago

    from completed build Centerpiece Mk.3

    Works fine for wireless. Just make sure you have drivers pre-downloaded. Looks nice to.

    RAND0M7
    • 21 points
    • 30 months ago

    from completed build Fractal Design Monochrome Theme

    Excellent, even though it's not fully utilized by my poor router, I noticed a small improvement upgrading to this. Would recommend checking your router capabilities before going all out on the wireless card though.

    Wooz
    • 17 points
    • 38 months ago

    from completed build Gaming + Daily Duties PC

    This was a later addition to my build, so far seems good - although it did randomly drop out once in Windows 10 not long after install but hasn't happened recently.

    Funnily enough, it worked natively in my El Capitan hackintosh install, however it needed me to download the drivers from manufacturer website in Windows 10. Quite ironic. Regardless, it has better wifi reception than my Macbook Pro. Would recommend.

    DutchTexan
    • 16 points
    • 34 months ago

    from completed build First Timer

    Very good adapter. Looks good. Doesn't have a long cable. Works great with solid specs. Works with Windows 10. Don't buy if you don't have a good internet connection and router. Better off with the cheapest ac adapter, if that is the case.

    nickboomer
    • 15 points
    • 45 months ago

    At first, I chose the PCE-AC68 wifi adapter from Asus but it didn't work for me. The wifi keep dropping after 30 mins. After days of frustration, I finally pick the TP-Link Archer T9E and it work stable and fast.

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