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Intel 7260 is a total POS.


I'm sorry but this card is the worst POS I have ever used.

Both on Linux and Windows 7 (using the latest drivers) I get a spinning circle when it is trying to load web pages.

This card is awful.

I will not be buying Intel ever again. Your NUC was awful as well, just too loud. I bought a Gigabyte Brix and it was silent.

Sort yourselves out.

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Intel recommends that you contact your computer manufacturer to obtain the latest drivers, you can find their contact information here: http://www.intel.com/support/oems.htm Computer Manufacturer Support - If after using your OEM's latest driver you still notice the issue, as a second option you can use our latest drivers found in our Download Center: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/75439/Intel-Dual-Band-Wireless-AC-7260 Downloads for Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 - Make sure to download the one the right for your system obeying your OS architecture: (32 or 64 Bit).

Here are some tips that may help you improve your experience with this Intel® Wireless Adapter:

http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/sb/CS-030709.htm?wapkw=wifi+recommended+settings Wireless Networking — What are the Recommended Settings for 802.11n Connectivity?

http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/CS-025332.htm Intel® Wi-Fi Products — Resolving Wi-Fi Network Connection Issues

http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/cs-006205.htm Intel® Wi-Fi Products — Power Save Polling (PSP) Causes Connection Issues with Access Points

http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/cs-025393.htm Intel® Wi-Fi Products — What are the Advanced Wi-Fi Adapter Settings?

http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/CS-034658.htm Intel® Wi-Fi Products — Quick Checks That Might Improve or Fix Connection Issues

http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/CS-035591.htm Intel® Wi-Fi Products — Current Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions

http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/sb/CS-029893.htm Wireless Networking — Frequently Asked Questions - Wi-Fi

1 - Change the channel on the router to a less crowded one.

2 - Close all other applications that could be using internet in the background if their use are not necessary at the moment you are playing the game.

3 - Optimize your connection:

  • Disable Power Saving Funticons: Go to Control Panel >> Hardware and Sound >> Power Option >> Set the High Performance and apply to default settings
  • Check Change Plan Settings: Change Adavanced Power Settings >> Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 >> Power Saving Mode and make sure both on Battery and Plugged in are set to maximum Performance.
  • On Device Manager >> Network Adapter >> right click on the adappter and select Properties, then select the value of U-APSD support to Disabled.
  • Check the Transmit Power and make sure it is sent to 5. Highest.