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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for Gaming Adapters.

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

    "5 star...Not bad...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.
    $49.99
    Top comment

    "5 star...Not bad...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

    "love it...It's OK...This product definitely improved my gaming experience....This adapter is working excellent and holding up to intense gaming on the Alienware Aurora Gaming Computer even on Steam games without lag or connection loss in a remote area of the house."

    "This product definitely improved my gaming experience."

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    Product Description

    NETGEAR Powerline adapters are ideal for deliver high-speed wired and wireless Internet to every room in the home using existing electrical wiring for all your gaming and streaming activities. It's simple to set up - just plug it in and start playing.
    $79.99
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    "love it...It's OK...This product definitely improved my gaming experience....This adapter is working excellent and holding up to intense gaming on the Alienware Aurora Gaming Computer even on Steam games without lag or connection loss in a remote area of the house."

    "This product definitely improved my gaming experience."

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    Product Description

    NETGEAR Powerline adapters are ideal for deliver high-speed wired and wireless Internet to every room in the home using existing electrical wiring for all your gaming and streaming activities. It's simple to set up - just plug it in and start playing.
  3. Top comment

    "Not bad...Love it...Works great for gaming!...I have to install Windows 7 64Bit Drivers on the linksys Site otherwise it disconnects and reconnects every few secs, they might update for a driver for Windows 10 64bit in the future for now I have to use the Windows 7 driver only thing when I connect to 5ghz it shows wireless N instead of AC otherwise you still get the 5Ghz speeds of 787 mb/s downstream otherwise is good but I put the adapter up for now until there is more support for it., I still keeping it since it isn't that bad but not usi"

    "Works great for 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, WPS and WEP protocols help keep data private.
    $34.99
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    Was $49.99
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    "Not bad...Love it...Works great for gaming!...I have to install Windows 7 64Bit Drivers on the linksys Site otherwise it disconnects and reconnects every few secs, they might update for a driver for Windows 10 64bit in the future for now I have to use the Windows 7 driver only thing when I connect to 5ghz it shows wireless N instead of AC otherwise you still get the 5Ghz speeds of 787 mb/s downstream otherwise is good but I put the adapter up for now until there is more support for it., I still keeping it since it isn't that bad but not usi"

    "Works great for 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, WPS and WEP protocols help keep data private.
  4. Top comment

    "Love it...Must buy...Good item to have for portable Switch gaming...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 item to have for portable Switch gaming"

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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.
    $29.99
    Top comment

    "Love it...Must buy...Good item to have for portable Switch gaming...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 item to have for portable Switch gaming"

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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.
  5. Top comment

    "Not bad...GREAT !...Not bad 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."

    "Not bad 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.
    $99.99
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    Was $119.99
    Top comment

    "Not bad...GREAT !...Not bad 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."

    "Not bad 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.
  6. Top comment

    "So fast...Worth it...used for gaming with no problem...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."

    "used for gaming with no problem"

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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.
    $59.99
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    "So fast...Worth it...used for gaming with no problem...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."

    "used for gaming with no problem"

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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.
  7. Top comment

    "I like...Nice !...Great for gamers...I purchased this item a few months ago and after using it for some time, it is great when connected to a HDTV.you can use you HDTV as an external monitor while browsing the internet or working and you can even use it to watch dvd's or as a studio monitor.this item uses a firewire port on my MacBook pro mid 2012 13""

    "Great for gamers"

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    Product Description

    This Insignia™ NS-PD94592 adapter allows you to connect a computer with a mini DisplayPort output to devices with an HDMI input, such as a monitor, projector or TV, and supports up to 1920 x 1200 resolution for clear playback.
    $24.99
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    "I like...Nice !...Great for gamers...I purchased this item a few months ago and after using it for some time, it is great when connected to a HDTV.you can use you HDTV as an external monitor while browsing the internet or working and you can even use it to watch dvd's or as a studio monitor.this item uses a firewire port on my MacBook pro mid 2012 13""

    "Great for gamers"

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    Product Description

    This Insignia™ NS-PD94592 adapter allows you to connect a computer with a mini DisplayPort output to devices with an HDMI input, such as a monitor, projector or TV, and supports up to 1920 x 1200 resolution for clear playback.
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    "Good ....5 stars...Good for gaming on tv...I used this adapter to run a cable from my new graphics card back to my 4K smart TV, what a difference this makes in the quality of Netflix and Hulu, I had to use this because the gaming Video card only had one HDMI,"

    "Good for gaming on tv"

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    Product Description

    This Insignia™ NS-PD94502 adapter allows you to connect your computer's DisplayPort interface to an HDMI type-A input and supports up to 1920 x 1080p resolution, so you can enjoy sharp visuals.
    $24.99
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    "Good ....5 stars...Good for gaming on tv...I used this adapter to run a cable from my new graphics card back to my 4K smart TV, what a difference this makes in the quality of Netflix and Hulu, I had to use this because the gaming Video card only had one HDMI,"

    "Good for gaming on tv"

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    Product Description

    This Insignia™ NS-PD94502 adapter allows you to connect your computer's DisplayPort interface to an HDMI type-A input and supports up to 1920 x 1080p resolution, so you can enjoy sharp visuals.
  9. Model:USB-AC53 NANO
    SKU:5732405
    Top comment

    "Love it...Not bad...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.
    $36.99
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    Was $39.99
    Top comment

    "Love it...Not bad...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.
  10. Top comment

    "Work great...Works well...Good for P.C. Gaming...I bought this so I could game wireless with my PC and it works great thank you I even got it for 15$ cheaper since it was an open boxed item"

    "Good for P.C. Gaming"

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    Product Description

    Play PC games with your Xbox Wireless Controller.
    $24.99
    Top comment

    "Work great...Works well...Good for P.C. Gaming...I bought this so I could game wireless with my PC and it works great thank you I even got it for 15$ cheaper since it was an open boxed item"

    "Good for P.C. Gaming"

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    Product Description

    Play PC games with your Xbox Wireless Controller.
  11. Model:NS-PV90501
    SKU:5811017
    Top comment

    "Good one...Works ok...Always run games on DVI, it's the best...Luckily I did have an extra regular cord laying around so thanks to this lil beauty I was able to hook up my computer to my TV like before and now I can use my computer how I am accustomed to."

    "Always run games on DVI, it's the best"

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    Product Description

    Easily convert DVI-I video card signals to VGA analog using this Insignia™ NS-PV90501 adapter that features a high-speed data cable and copper contacts to help promote optimal performance.
    $14.99
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    Top comment

    "Good one...Works ok...Always run games on DVI, it's the best...Luckily I did have an extra regular cord laying around so thanks to this lil beauty I was able to hook up my computer to my TV like before and now I can use my computer how I am accustomed to."

    "Always run games on DVI, it's the best"

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    Product Description

    Easily convert DVI-I video card signals to VGA analog using this Insignia™ NS-PV90501 adapter that features a high-speed data cable and copper contacts to help promote optimal performance.
  12. Top comment

    "A Gem...Love it...Excellent for gaming...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."

    "Excellent for gaming"

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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.
    $24.99
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    Was $39.99
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    "A Gem...Love it...Excellent for gaming...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."

    "Excellent for gaming"

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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.
  13. Top comment

    "Love it...It Works...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.
    $24.99
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    "Love it...It Works...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.
  14. Top comment

    "Love it...Love it!...This product is excellent for gaming and those that run too end graphic cards....I received this adapter in January '14 and right out of the box I installed the driver first from the CD and I had already gone online to get the driver update and updated the driver (read to do this at a forum) I plugged in my monitor to the card and to the 3.0 USB port on my Dell 15R Win7Pro laptop and it has been working flawlessly since."

    "This product is excellent for gaming and those that run too end graphic cards."

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    Product Description

    This j5 create JUA350 adapter lets you add an additional display to your desktop setup through the USB 3.0-to-HDMI/DVI connection for enhanced productivity. The aluminum housing provides a stylish appearance and a durable design.
    $48.99
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    "Love it...Love it!...This product is excellent for gaming and those that run too end graphic cards....I received this adapter in January '14 and right out of the box I installed the driver first from the CD and I had already gone online to get the driver update and updated the driver (read to do this at a forum) I plugged in my monitor to the card and to the 3.0 USB port on my Dell 15R Win7Pro laptop and it has been working flawlessly since."

    "This product is excellent for gaming and those that run too end graphic cards."

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    Product Description

    This j5 create JUA350 adapter lets you add an additional display to your desktop setup through the USB 3.0-to-HDMI/DVI connection for enhanced productivity. The aluminum housing provides a stylish appearance and a durable design.
  15. Top comment

    "Love it....good speed...Great wireless adapter to play games with...I recommend NETGEAR AC600 Dual Band WiFi USB Mini Adapter Black is a great product"

    "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.
    $34.99
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    Was $39.99
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    "Love it....good speed...Great wireless adapter to play games with...I recommend NETGEAR AC600 Dual Band WiFi USB Mini Adapter Black is a great product"

    "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.