Hi, I am looking to buy an Intel 8265 WiFi chip for my laptop. This one:
I went on Amazon, and I see 2 versions of it, and I can't figure out the difference
This is 8265NGW
And this is 8265NGWMG
Hello, mattmathews. Thank you very much for contacting the Intel Communities Team. I will be more than happy to assist you.
Firstly, allow me to share with you that we do not recommend installing an Intel® Wireless adapter into an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) system due to FCC regulations and hardware compatibility. For more information about this, please check the following link: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000005687/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking.html Regulatory Information Regarding Wireless Hardware Installation or Upgrade
Then, the difference between these two adapters is that the 8265NGW adapter is intended for mobile devices and, the 8265NGWMG adapter is used in desktop systems.