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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for game adapters.

A wireless gaming adapter is a small device that allows your console to connect wirelessly to the Internet. Wireless gaming adapters are designed for gamers who want to play online multiplayer games, but do not have a wired Ethernet connection. Browse the top-ranked list of game adapters below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. ASUS - Dual-Band AC1200 USB Network Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Wifi Adapter...Good for connections to wifi not made for gaming but can game...Good for everyday use, not so much to game...Good adapter for streaming video and internet use. Really bad if you’re buying this for gaming. "

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    ASUS USB-AC53 Nano USB Wifi Adapter delivers an instant Plug and Play providing 802.11ac Wifi standard for desktops and laptops. The dual-band wireless AC1200 USB adapter features 2.4GHz and 5GHz connectivity coupled with MU-MIMO technology.
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    "Wifi Adapter...Good for connections to wifi not made for gaming but can game...Good for everyday use, not so much to game...Good adapter for streaming video and internet use. Really bad if you’re buying this for gaming. "

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    ASUS USB-AC53 Nano USB Wifi Adapter delivers an instant Plug and Play providing 802.11ac Wifi standard for desktops and laptops. The dual-band wireless AC1200 USB adapter features 2.4GHz and 5GHz connectivity coupled with MU-MIMO technology.
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  2. ASUS - USBBT500 Bluetooth Smart Ready USB adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I love the response rate, low latency, and plug and play! With face paced videos games, every millisecond counts!...Great little Bluetooth adapter...Connects to my Apple Earpods so I can watch videos while my girlfriend sleeps. Going to be using it with my PS5 remote to play games on Steam as well."

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    The USB-BT500 is a Bluetooth Smart Ready USB adapter with new Bluetooth 5 capabilities. USB-BT500 enables wireless connectivity with a wide range of devices and enjoy up to 2X-faster transmit speeds and 4X-greater range. Slot ASUS USB-BT500 into your PC for an instant upgrade to the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology and enjoy up to 2X-faster transmit speeds and 4X-greater range. Enabling Bluetooth on your PC lets you enjoy the convenience and freedom of wireless connectivity with a wide range of devices, including speakers, headphones and game controllers. The ultra-small USB-BT500 comes with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology, which lets you enjoy energy-saving connectivity. In dual mode, USB-BT500 maintains full backward compatibility with Bluetooth 4.x, 3.x, and 2.1. Bluetooth Low Energy technology for energy-saving wireless connectivity. Highly portable and easy to use.
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    "I love the response rate, low latency, and plug and play! With face paced videos games, every millisecond counts!...Great little Bluetooth adapter...Connects to my Apple Earpods so I can watch videos while my girlfriend sleeps. Going to be using it with my PS5 remote to play games on Steam as well."

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    The USB-BT500 is a Bluetooth Smart Ready USB adapter with new Bluetooth 5 capabilities. USB-BT500 enables wireless connectivity with a wide range of devices and enjoy up to 2X-faster transmit speeds and 4X-greater range. Slot ASUS USB-BT500 into your PC for an instant upgrade to the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology and enjoy up to 2X-faster transmit speeds and 4X-greater range. Enabling Bluetooth on your PC lets you enjoy the convenience and freedom of wireless connectivity with a wide range of devices, including speakers, headphones and game controllers. The ultra-small USB-BT500 comes with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology, which lets you enjoy energy-saving connectivity. In dual mode, USB-BT500 maintains full backward compatibility with Bluetooth 4.x, 3.x, and 2.1. Bluetooth Low Energy technology for energy-saving wireless connectivity. Highly portable and easy to use.
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  3. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 Adapter - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I tried a variety of wifi adapters in the past but they all had problems with a weak/dropped signal. ...Plug and play is the game changer! No app to download or having to talk to customer service like other wifi adapters"

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    Instantly upgrade to faster Wi-Fi 6 technology. This NETGEAR Nighthawk AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 adapter is engineered to provide faster uploading and downloading, more reliable connections, and smoother streaming to your older Windows 10/11 PCs and notebooks. Experience better overall performance for your HD streaming, video conferences, gaming, work, and online learning. Just plug the adapter into the USB port on your PC or notebook for an easy upgrade. Maximize the signal strength where you need it with the state-of-the-art flexible antenna. Enjoy cutting-edge Wi-Fi security with the advanced WPA3 security protocol. Compatible with any Wi-Fi 5 or Wi-Fi 6 router and works best with the NETGEAR Nighthawk Ecosystem and Orbi mesh products (sold separately). Works with all standard Wi-Fi networks.
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    "I tried a variety of wifi adapters in the past but they all had problems with a weak/dropped signal. ...Plug and play is the game changer! No app to download or having to talk to customer service like other wifi adapters"

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    Instantly upgrade to faster Wi-Fi 6 technology. This NETGEAR Nighthawk AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 adapter is engineered to provide faster uploading and downloading, more reliable connections, and smoother streaming to your older Windows 10/11 PCs and notebooks. Experience better overall performance for your HD streaming, video conferences, gaming, work, and online learning. Just plug the adapter into the USB port on your PC or notebook for an easy upgrade. Maximize the signal strength where you need it with the state-of-the-art flexible antenna. Enjoy cutting-edge Wi-Fi security with the advanced WPA3 security protocol. Compatible with any Wi-Fi 5 or Wi-Fi 6 router and works best with the NETGEAR Nighthawk Ecosystem and Orbi mesh products (sold separately). Works with all standard Wi-Fi networks.
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  4. TP-Link - Archer TX20UH AX1800 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 Adapter - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Great deal on a very reliable and fast wi fi adapter. No issues with speed with gaming especially....Great for gaming...Was simple plug in click the pop up allow access and bang instant internet which is great I have a custom built pc without a WiFi card and this lets me play any online game no issue at all"

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    The TP-Link AX1800 USB 3.0 Adapter with dual-band high-gain antennas provides up to 10x faster access than USB 2.0. Wirelessly connect your notebook or desktop computer to a Wi-Fi 6 speeds up to 1800 Mbps network for 8K/4K lag-free streaming, large downloads throughout your home.
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    "Great deal on a very reliable and fast wi fi adapter. No issues with speed with gaming especially....Great for gaming...Was simple plug in click the pop up allow access and bang instant internet which is great I have a custom built pc without a WiFi card and this lets me play any online game no issue at all"

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    The TP-Link AX1800 USB 3.0 Adapter with dual-band high-gain antennas provides up to 10x faster access than USB 2.0. Wirelessly connect your notebook or desktop computer to a Wi-Fi 6 speeds up to 1800 Mbps network for 8K/4K lag-free streaming, large downloads throughout your home.
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  5. NETGEAR - Dual-Band Wireless-AC USB Network Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great little adapter...This wireless network adapter works great. I've used other small adapters in the past but they didn't seem to work as strong as this one. ...Fast Wifi adapter...Used for wifi on my gaming computer and it worked perfectly"

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    Product Description

    Upgrade home or office networks with this NETGEAR smart router. It delivers high-speed dual-band Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet connections for enhanced gaming and video streaming, and the external antennas improve coverage for larger spaces. This NETGEAR smart router works with the Nighthawk app for effortless operation and control via smartphones.
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    "Great little adapter...This wireless network adapter works great. I've used other small adapters in the past but they didn't seem to work as strong as this one. ...Fast Wifi adapter...Used for wifi on my gaming computer and it worked perfectly"

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    Upgrade home or office networks with this NETGEAR smart router. It delivers high-speed dual-band Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet connections for enhanced gaming and video streaming, and the external antennas improve coverage for larger spaces. This NETGEAR smart router works with the Nighthawk app for effortless operation and control via smartphones.
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  6. Linksys - AC1200 Dual-Band USB 3.0 Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Works great for gaming!...We wanted something that would work well for video game graphics and this product work well. We've had no problems with the graphics or internet connection....Great adapter!!! Very easy to use enabling me to enjoy quality high-definition video as well as high-speed gaming."

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    Product Description

    This Linksys WUSB6300 USB 3.0 adapter enables you to connect your computer to a wireless-AC network, so you can easily stream high-definition video and enjoy high-speed gaming. The WPA-TKIP, WPA2, and WEP protocols help keep data private.
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    "Works great for gaming!...We wanted something that would work well for video game graphics and this product work well. We've had no problems with the graphics or internet connection....Great adapter!!! Very easy to use enabling me to enjoy quality high-definition video as well as high-speed gaming."

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    Product Description

    This Linksys WUSB6300 USB 3.0 adapter enables you to connect your computer to a wireless-AC network, so you can easily stream high-definition video and enjoy high-speed gaming. The WPA-TKIP, WPA2, and WEP protocols help keep data private.
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  7. Insignia™ - Bluetooth 5.0 USB Adapter for Laptops and Desktops Compatible with Windows 8.1, 10, and 11 - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Very useful for living room PC gaming...I bought this to use a wireless PS5 controller on my PC so I could play GOW/TLOU/Story-driven games in my living room. It has a pretty effective range of ~15ft with very little latency (~5ms) so pretty on-par with console gaming. ...Good bluetooth USB adapter....Does the job and allows me to make bluetooth connections for my gaming PC."

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    Give your computer access to your Bluetooth devices with this Insignia NS-PA3BT5A2B22 Bluetooth 5.0 USB Adapter. Compatible with Windows 8.1, 10 and 11, a compact USB dongle easily plugs into the side of your compatible PC or laptop, ready to connect wirelessly to your Bluetooth devices. It supports data and audio transfers with data speeds up to 2Mbps, ensuring a reliable and smooth transmission. Even better, it has a low power energy mode, ensuring your battery isn’t being drained when your laptop isn’t plugged in. Ensure you have a reliable connection to your Bluetooth devices with this adapter. This adaptor can support driver automatic installation, but you need to ensure your computer’s internet connection is available and Windows Update is enabled.
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    "Very useful for living room PC gaming...I bought this to use a wireless PS5 controller on my PC so I could play GOW/TLOU/Story-driven games in my living room. It has a pretty effective range of ~15ft with very little latency (~5ms) so pretty on-par with console gaming. ...Good bluetooth USB adapter....Does the job and allows me to make bluetooth connections for my gaming PC."

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    Give your computer access to your Bluetooth devices with this Insignia NS-PA3BT5A2B22 Bluetooth 5.0 USB Adapter. Compatible with Windows 8.1, 10 and 11, a compact USB dongle easily plugs into the side of your compatible PC or laptop, ready to connect wirelessly to your Bluetooth devices. It supports data and audio transfers with data speeds up to 2Mbps, ensuring a reliable and smooth transmission. Even better, it has a low power energy mode, ensuring your battery isn’t being drained when your laptop isn’t plugged in. Ensure you have a reliable connection to your Bluetooth devices with this adapter. This adaptor can support driver automatic installation, but you need to ensure your computer’s internet connection is available and Windows Update is enabled.
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  8. ASUS - Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 AX1800 USB Network Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Perfect for gaming...Perfect when you forget to get that wifi card when building your computer. Stream games and online video with no issues at all....Best Adapter ever...Got my very first gaming pc and found out it didn't have a wifi card built into it. "

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    Achieve blazing online speeds with this ASUS NANO wireless adapter. It offers selectable 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands for a clearer signal, and its built-in 2x2 patch antennas increase the signal's range for better network coverage. This ASUS NANO wireless adapter includes a clip to attach it to notebook computers and a cradle with a long USB cord for desktop use.
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    "Perfect for gaming...Perfect when you forget to get that wifi card when building your computer. Stream games and online video with no issues at all....Best Adapter ever...Got my very first gaming pc and found out it didn't have a wifi card built into it. "

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    Achieve blazing online speeds with this ASUS NANO wireless adapter. It offers selectable 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands for a clearer signal, and its built-in 2x2 patch antennas increase the signal's range for better network coverage. This ASUS NANO wireless adapter includes a clip to attach it to notebook computers and a cradle with a long USB cord for desktop use.
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  9. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AXE3000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great USB WiFi adapter...Great WIFI adapter for apartment. Computer nook area didn't have a dedicated Ethernet port and the router was located at the other side of the apartment and this adapter was able to get me AT LEAST 200 Mbps speeds, which is enough to work from home and play video games on my gaming PC....Great Wi-Fi adapter...Great Wi-Fi adapter, hasn’t caused any problems while playing games."

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    Get high-speed wireless connectivity with this NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 adapter. The flip-open antenna design adjusts easily to find optimal signal coverage for your device, while backward compatibility with legacy Wi-Fi technologies, including 802.11a/b/g/n, offers flexibility. This NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 adapter supports WPA3 encryption for reliable security.
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    "Great USB WiFi adapter...Great WIFI adapter for apartment. Computer nook area didn't have a dedicated Ethernet port and the router was located at the other side of the apartment and this adapter was able to get me AT LEAST 200 Mbps speeds, which is enough to work from home and play video games on my gaming PC....Great Wi-Fi adapter...Great Wi-Fi adapter, hasn’t caused any problems while playing games."

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    Get high-speed wireless connectivity with this NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 adapter. The flip-open antenna design adjusts easily to find optimal signal coverage for your device, while backward compatibility with legacy Wi-Fi technologies, including 802.11a/b/g/n, offers flexibility. This NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 adapter supports WPA3 encryption for reliable security.
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  10. j5create - USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Connect to Video Game system...Perferct for highspeed gaming etc....He uses it for gaming."

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    The USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter gives you the ability to add a Gigabit Ethernet port to your laptop or MacBook though a single USB 3.0 Type-A port, supporting 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet and is fully compatible with IEEE 802.3/az/u/ab/x standards. This ethernet adapter provides full gigabit bandwidth and offers backward compatibility with USB 2.0. It also supports features such as IPv4/IPv6/TCP/UDP packet Checksum Offload Engine (COE) and TCP Large Send Offload to reduce the load on your CPU. Jumbo Frames, full-duplex operation, VLAN tagging and 2 VLAN ID filtering are also supported, making this an ideal replacement LAN adapter or laptop accessory in areas without Wi-Fi or if you just want to increase your Internet speed.
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    "Connect to Video Game system...Perferct for highspeed gaming etc....He uses it for gaming."

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    The USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter gives you the ability to add a Gigabit Ethernet port to your laptop or MacBook though a single USB 3.0 Type-A port, supporting 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet and is fully compatible with IEEE 802.3/az/u/ab/x standards. This ethernet adapter provides full gigabit bandwidth and offers backward compatibility with USB 2.0. It also supports features such as IPv4/IPv6/TCP/UDP packet Checksum Offload Engine (COE) and TCP Large Send Offload to reduce the load on your CPU. Jumbo Frames, full-duplex operation, VLAN tagging and 2 VLAN ID filtering are also supported, making this an ideal replacement LAN adapter or laptop accessory in areas without Wi-Fi or if you just want to increase your Internet speed.
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