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Can a NUC8i7hvk be upgrade to wifi6

DRobi34
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LeonWaksman
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Hi @DRobi34​ ,

  1. Yes you can. Replace the AC8265 adapter with AX200NGW https://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/product-briefs/wi-fi-6-ax200-module-bri...
  2. It was reported that this adapter is working well on NUC8i7HVK https://www.reddit.com/r/intelnuc/comments/chxbr5/wifi_6_on_hades_canyon_for_less_than_20/

 

Leon

 

Wanner_G_Intel
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Hello DRobi34,

 

We would like to jump in and provide some recommendations.

 

Performing a wireless integration and/or upgrade is subject to country-specific legal regulations. Some countries require the Intel® Wireless Adapters to be certified with the antenna that is intended to be used together in the system, while some countries require the Intel® Wireless Adapter to be certified at the full system level.

 

In addition, the integration may or may not work due to the following reasons:

 

1. Hardware/software compatibility issues or dependencies.

2. Manufacturer limitations.

3. Driver limitations.

 

In this scenario, Intel Customer Support cannot provide step-by-step instructions on how to perform this upgrade. We cannot guarantee that the wireless upgrade is going to perform as expected.

 

For more information on this subject, please refer to this support article:

 

Regulatory Information Regarding Wireless Hardware Installation or Upgrade

 

Wanner G.

Intel Customer Support Technician

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