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Browse the top-ranked list of Gaming Adapters below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Gaming Adapters below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Top comment

    "Excellent in head-on gaming wired of wireless....This USB adapter antenna is pretty good giving me a moderate signal from a router (about 40 or so feet away) The 5ghz signal increased the speed of my internet by quite a lot over the stock 2.3ghz wireless card and I am very happy with the purchase"

    "Excellent in head-on gaming wired of wireless."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR AC1200 WiFi USB 3.0 Adapter with high-gain antennas provides 3x faster access than USB 2.0. Wirelessly connect your notebook or desktop computer to an 11ac network for applications such as lag-free, multiple HD streams throughout your home.
    Your price for this item is $54.99
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    "Excellent in head-on gaming wired of wireless....This USB adapter antenna is pretty good giving me a moderate signal from a router (about 40 or so feet away) The 5ghz signal increased the speed of my internet by quite a lot over the stock 2.3ghz wireless card and I am very happy with the purchase"

    "Excellent in head-on gaming wired of wireless."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR AC1200 WiFi USB 3.0 Adapter with high-gain antennas provides 3x faster access than USB 2.0. Wirelessly connect your notebook or desktop computer to an 11ac network for applications such as lag-free, multiple HD streams throughout your home.
  2. Top comment

    "Works great for son's gaming PC...on my Samsung desktop I could only get 2.4 ghz with this adapter I get both 2.4 ghz and 5.0 ghz and its much faster I see a major difference and I was about to change my deskstop"

    "Works great for son's gaming PC"

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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, WPS and WEP protocols help keep data private.
    Your price for this item is $49.99
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    "Works great for son's gaming PC...on my Samsung desktop I could only get 2.4 ghz with this adapter I get both 2.4 ghz and 5.0 ghz and its much faster I see a major difference and I was about to change my deskstop"

    "Works great for son's gaming PC"

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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, WPS and WEP protocols help keep data private.
  3. Top comment

    "It's a nice cord...Vest easy to use...Good accessory for the console....While I am using the UK ac adapter with a conversion adapter I use this US adapter when traveling to save space in my bags"

    "Good accessory for the console."

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    Product Description

    Play on with this versatile Nintendo Switch power adapter. Made specifically for your Nintendo Switch game system, this adapter works with any 120V outlet and plugs into your device via an integrated USB Type-C connector. Charge your system quickly and efficiently when you make this Nintendo Switch power adapter part of your gaming kit.
    Your price for this item is $28.99
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    "It's a nice cord...Vest easy to use...Good accessory for the console....While I am using the UK ac adapter with a conversion adapter I use this US adapter when traveling to save space in my bags"

    "Good accessory for the console."

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    Product Description

    Play on with this versatile Nintendo Switch power adapter. Made specifically for your Nintendo Switch game system, this adapter works with any 120V outlet and plugs into your device via an integrated USB Type-C connector. Charge your system quickly and efficiently when you make this Nintendo Switch power adapter part of your gaming kit.
  4. Top comment

    "Very easy to use...Gets the job done...Works for gaming...I bought this to have a Bluetooth signal on my desktop computer and I live in a motorhome next to my daughters house.This sends bluetooth signal very well I have everything connected now.Great Product and a fair price"

    "Works for gaming"

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    Product Description

    NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi USB 3.0 adapter wirelessly connects your laptop or desktop computer to the next-gen 802.11ac technology with WiFi speeds up to 1.9Gbps. Connect the adapter to a USB 3.0 port and is compatible with next generation WiFi devices and compatible with 802.11ac/n and all legacy WiFi devices.
    Your price for this item is $64.99
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    The previous price was $74.99
    Top comment

    "Very easy to use...Gets the job done...Works for gaming...I bought this to have a Bluetooth signal on my desktop computer and I live in a motorhome next to my daughters house.This sends bluetooth signal very well I have everything connected now.Great Product and a fair price"

    "Works for gaming"

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    Product Description

    NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi USB 3.0 adapter wirelessly connects your laptop or desktop computer to the next-gen 802.11ac technology with WiFi speeds up to 1.9Gbps. Connect the adapter to a USB 3.0 port and is compatible with next generation WiFi devices and compatible with 802.11ac/n and all legacy WiFi devices.
  5. Top comment

    "Very easy to use...Easy Plug & Play...Great for long term gaming...I won a Bluetooth speaker in a contest, but thought I would not be able to use it with my computer until a Best Buy customer service person showed me this adapter"

    "Great for long term gaming"

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    Product Description

    Cut corded contact with this Insignia Bluetooth USB adapter. This adapter lets users connect up to seven Bluetooth-enabled devices to a Bluetooth-compatible computer. It works with laptops and desktops running Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10. This Insignia Bluetooth USB adapter maintains connections with devices up to 20 feet away.
    Your price for this item is $9.99
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    The previous price was $20.99
    Top comment

    "Very easy to use...Easy Plug & Play...Great for long term gaming...I won a Bluetooth speaker in a contest, but thought I would not be able to use it with my computer until a Best Buy customer service person showed me this adapter"

    "Great for long term gaming"

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    Product Description

    Cut corded contact with this Insignia Bluetooth USB adapter. This adapter lets users connect up to seven Bluetooth-enabled devices to a Bluetooth-compatible computer. It works with laptops and desktops running Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10. This Insignia Bluetooth USB adapter maintains connections with devices up to 20 feet away.
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    "Very easy to use...Gets the job done...great for gaming...After conducting research and determining that buying a powerline adapter would be the most cost-effective option (versus buying a wifi extender or another router), I purchased the Netgear PLW1000-100NAS, and am happy that I did"

    "great for gaming"

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    Product Description

    Use your existing electrical wiring to extend your WiFi Internet access to any room in your house. Just plug the PowerLINE Adapter into your modem or router, then plug in the companion PowerLINE WiFi access point to an electrical outlet. It's that easy. With 1000 Mbps speed and Homeplug AV2 support, the PowerLINE WiFi 1000 is perfect for connecting smart TVs, streaming players, and game consoles wirelessly.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
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    "Very easy to use...Gets the job done...great for gaming...After conducting research and determining that buying a powerline adapter would be the most cost-effective option (versus buying a wifi extender or another router), I purchased the Netgear PLW1000-100NAS, and am happy that I did"

    "great for gaming"

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    Product Description

    Use your existing electrical wiring to extend your WiFi Internet access to any room in your house. Just plug the PowerLINE Adapter into your modem or router, then plug in the companion PowerLINE WiFi access point to an electrical outlet. It's that easy. With 1000 Mbps speed and Homeplug AV2 support, the PowerLINE WiFi 1000 is perfect for connecting smart TVs, streaming players, and game consoles wirelessly.
  7. Model:USB-AC53 NANO
    SKU:5732405
    Top comment

    "Does a great job...Very easy set up...It's fast too, great game play....I would recommend it for a computer that is within 10 or 15 feet of the router or in the same room but for a desktop that has several walls and some distance between the computer and the router I would suggest getting a free standing receiver that has its own base and can be moved around a little to get a better signal"

    "It's fast too, great game play."

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    Product Description

    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.
    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    "Does a great job...Very easy set up...It's fast too, great game play....I would recommend it for a computer that is within 10 or 15 feet of the router or in the same room but for a desktop that has several walls and some distance between the computer and the router I would suggest getting a free standing receiver that has its own base and can be moved around a little to get a better signal"

    "It's fast too, great game play."

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    Product Description

    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.
  8. Top comment

    "VEry easy set up...Very easy to use...Works with online games flawlessly....Received a Free Sample from Linskys in exchange for my honest feedback: I tried this out when I returned from vacation,where I live speeds are not as good, however, after using this, my speeds increased quite a bit"

    "Works with online games flawlessly."

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    Product Description

    Create a fast home network with this Linksys USB adapter. Access to both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands lets you gain more coverage than a standard single-band USB adapter, and connections are fast and secure. This Linksys USB adapter provides a secure Wi-Fi connection when you use it with a Windows-based notebook.
    Your price for this item is $39.99
    Top comment

    "VEry easy set up...Very easy to use...Works with online games flawlessly....Received a Free Sample from Linskys in exchange for my honest feedback: I tried this out when I returned from vacation,where I live speeds are not as good, however, after using this, my speeds increased quite a bit"

    "Works with online games flawlessly."

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    Product Description

    Create a fast home network with this Linksys USB adapter. Access to both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands lets you gain more coverage than a standard single-band USB adapter, and connections are fast and secure. This Linksys USB adapter provides a secure Wi-Fi connection when you use it with a Windows-based notebook.
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    "Got the job done...Great for any pc...good for gamers...So, keep in mind that this probably isn't appropriate for something like a wake-on-lan remote application (although it may be smart enough to turn on in such a situation.) But if you have a standard solid Ethernet connection, it's just fine"

    "good for gamers"

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    Product Description

    This Insignia™ NS-PU98635 adapter features a USB 3.0 interface on one side and a Gigabit Ethernet interface on the other, so you can easily add a wired Ethernet connection to your compatible PC or Mac laptop or Ultrabook.
    Your price for this item is $24.99
    Top comment

    "Got the job done...Great for any pc...good for gamers...So, keep in mind that this probably isn't appropriate for something like a wake-on-lan remote application (although it may be smart enough to turn on in such a situation.) But if you have a standard solid Ethernet connection, it's just fine"

    "good for gamers"

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    Product Description

    This Insignia™ NS-PU98635 adapter features a USB 3.0 interface on one side and a Gigabit Ethernet interface on the other, so you can easily add a wired Ethernet connection to your compatible PC or Mac laptop or Ultrabook.
  10. Top comment

    "It was a miracle...No issues at all...Great wireless adapter to play games with...I did not have a CD Rom drive to Install the software but I just googled it and it was fine"

    "Great wireless adapter to play games with"

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR AC600 WiFi Dual Band Adapter wirelessly connects your notebook or desktop computer to an 11ac network for applications such as lag-free, HD streams throughout your home, online gaming and a secure and reliable connection to the Internet. It is compatible with next generation WiFi devices and backward compatible with 802.11 a/b/g/n devices. The AC600 WiFi Adapter delivers speeds up to 150/433 Mbps and dual band WiFi technology reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices.
    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    "It was a miracle...No issues at all...Great wireless adapter to play games with...I did not have a CD Rom drive to Install the software but I just googled it and it was fine"

    "Great wireless adapter to play games with"

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR AC600 WiFi Dual Band Adapter wirelessly connects your notebook or desktop computer to an 11ac network for applications such as lag-free, HD streams throughout your home, online gaming and a secure and reliable connection to the Internet. It is compatible with next generation WiFi devices and backward compatible with 802.11 a/b/g/n devices. The AC600 WiFi Adapter delivers speeds up to 150/433 Mbps and dual band WiFi technology reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices.
  11. Top comment

    "Boy was he right...Got the job done...Purchased for a gaming desktop....Though I don't need such a connection most of the time, I wanted an adapter for the times that I mess up the router, (and I've done that several times!) This adapter works just fine"

    "Purchased for a gaming desktop."

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    Product Description

    Bring high-speed network access to your computer via a USB 3.0 port with this j5 create JUE130 adapter, which features a 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port for rapid data transfer. Aluminum construction ensures rugged durability.
    Your price for this item is $24.99
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    "Boy was he right...Got the job done...Purchased for a gaming desktop....Though I don't need such a connection most of the time, I wanted an adapter for the times that I mess up the router, (and I've done that several times!) This adapter works just fine"

    "Purchased for a gaming desktop."

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    Product Description

    Bring high-speed network access to your computer via a USB 3.0 port with this j5 create JUE130 adapter, which features a 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port for rapid data transfer. Aluminum construction ensures rugged durability.
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    "Works like a charm...Worked great for us...But this makes it so I've a ethernet hookup to my game systems AND it gives off WiFi signal for about 20ft....If you are having trouble with wifi range in your house, our just need a stronger/faster connection in certain rooms, this product is a great fix"

    "But this makes it so I've a ethernet hookup to my game systems AND it gives off WiFi signal for about 20ft."

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    Product Description

    Get coverage in tough places with this TP-LINK AV500 TL-WPA4220KIT Wi-Fi powerline extender, which features up to 300 Mbps wireless speeds and up to 500 Mbps speeds over a powerline. Pair buttons help you quickly create a network with secure encryption.
    Your price for this item is $59.99
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    "Works like a charm...Worked great for us...But this makes it so I've a ethernet hookup to my game systems AND it gives off WiFi signal for about 20ft....If you are having trouble with wifi range in your house, our just need a stronger/faster connection in certain rooms, this product is a great fix"

    "But this makes it so I've a ethernet hookup to my game systems AND it gives off WiFi signal for about 20ft."

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    Product Description

    Get coverage in tough places with this TP-LINK AV500 TL-WPA4220KIT Wi-Fi powerline extender, which features up to 300 Mbps wireless speeds and up to 500 Mbps speeds over a powerline. Pair buttons help you quickly create a network with secure encryption.
  13. Model:TL-WN823N
    SKU:2080328
    Top comment

    "It seems to work...A pleasure to use...Perfect addition to our gaming tower for the kids!...I am a big fan of the TP-Link - Mini Wireless N USB Adapter - Black because it was a breeze to install"

    "Perfect addition to our gaming tower for the kids!"

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    Product Description

    Stream videos, game lag-free and more with this TP-LINK TL-WN823N mini wireless USB adapter, which features a speed of up to 300 Mbps and works with IEEE 802.11b/g/n wireless standards. The WPS button easily creates a reliable and secure WPA2 connection.
    Your price for this item is $14.99
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    "It seems to work...A pleasure to use...Perfect addition to our gaming tower for the kids!...I am a big fan of the TP-Link - Mini Wireless N USB Adapter - Black because it was a breeze to install"

    "Perfect addition to our gaming tower for the kids!"

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    Product Description

    Stream videos, game lag-free and more with this TP-LINK TL-WN823N mini wireless USB adapter, which features a speed of up to 300 Mbps and works with IEEE 802.11b/g/n wireless standards. The WPS button easily creates a reliable and secure WPA2 connection.
  14. Top comment

    "would buy it again...So I glad I tried it...Saw no lag when gaming....NOTE, in general you CAN NOT use these with Dish and other satellite alternatives to cable (wrong end of the spectrum) and in my case I used it without cable channels, so less of a chance of interference"

    "Saw no lag when gaming."

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    Product Description

    Strengthen your home Wi-Fi with this Actiontec bonded MoCA 2.0 network adapter kit. Two adapter units connect to your router and an access point such as an HDTV, set-top box, laptop or any compatible device for seamless 4K streaming and gaming. This Actiontec bonded MoCA 2.0 network adapter kit utilizes coaxial connections to provide speeds up to 1 Gbps.
    Your price for this item is $169.99
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    "would buy it again...So I glad I tried it...Saw no lag when gaming....NOTE, in general you CAN NOT use these with Dish and other satellite alternatives to cable (wrong end of the spectrum) and in my case I used it without cable channels, so less of a chance of interference"

    "Saw no lag when gaming."

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    Product Description

    Strengthen your home Wi-Fi with this Actiontec bonded MoCA 2.0 network adapter kit. Two adapter units connect to your router and an access point such as an HDTV, set-top box, laptop or any compatible device for seamless 4K streaming and gaming. This Actiontec bonded MoCA 2.0 network adapter kit utilizes coaxial connections to provide speeds up to 1 Gbps.
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    "would buy it again...So I glad I tried it...Saw no lag when gaming....NOTE, in general you CAN NOT use these with Dish and other satellite alternatives to cable (wrong end of the spectrum) and in my case I used it without cable channels, so less of a chance of interference"

    "Saw no lag when gaming."

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    Product Description

    Enjoy uninterrupted HD movie viewing and turbo-speed gaming with this Actiontec network adapter. It brings high-speed Ethernet performance into your home so you don't miss a beat, even when smartphones, tablets and gaming devices are all streaming content at the same time. Experience speeds of up to 1 Gbps with this Actiontec network adapter.
    Your price for this item is $95.99
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    "would buy it again...So I glad I tried it...Saw no lag when gaming....NOTE, in general you CAN NOT use these with Dish and other satellite alternatives to cable (wrong end of the spectrum) and in my case I used it without cable channels, so less of a chance of interference"

    "Saw no lag when gaming."

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    Product Description

    Enjoy uninterrupted HD movie viewing and turbo-speed gaming with this Actiontec network adapter. It brings high-speed Ethernet performance into your home so you don't miss a beat, even when smartphones, tablets and gaming devices are all streaming content at the same time. Experience speeds of up to 1 Gbps with this Actiontec network adapter.