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xyz_cityhunter
12-24-2014, 02:50 PM
I've just ordered a G751JT and it seems like the wireless adapter given is Atheros AR956X. Don't think it's the Killer Wireless-N/AC so would like to ask if there's anyone else that is using the same wireless module? Would like to know if it's good enough for gaming or I should get something else to replace it? :cool:

hmscott
12-24-2014, 03:20 PM
I've just ordered a G751JT and it seems like the wireless adapter given is Atheros AR956X. Don't think it's the Killer Wireless-N/AC so would like to ask if there's anyone else that is using the same wireless module? Would like to know if it's good enough for gaming or I should get something else to replace it? :cool:

G750JM Qualcomm Killer Wirelsss -N issue
http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?54653-G750JM-Qualcomm-Killer-Wirelsss-N-issue&p=458463&viewfull=1#post458463

Here are the details from the post, but check out the other comments as well in that thread.

"Your AR956x is a single band, 2.4Ghz card that will do 150mbps. Here is the spec pdf, and an excerpt from that document:

https://qca.qualcomm.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/AR9285.pdf

Solution Highlights
Supports up to 150 Mbps
Highly integrated single chip PCI Express CMOS solution with
MAC/baseband processor and 2.4 GHz radio
Backward-compatible to 802.11g; forward–compatible to
multi-stream 802.11n
Supports all mandatory IEEE 802.11n features – including several
IEEE 802.11n optional features such as HT40, half-guard internal
in HT40 and Rx Space Time Block Coding
Compliant with IEEE 802.11b, 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11g standards and 802.11i

150mbps is likely fast enough to handle your internet connection at full speed, but if you want to get 5ghz coverage and more throughput, buy a USB Wireless adapter like a USB 3.0 device listed here (scroll down):

http://www.asus.com/Networking/Wireless_Adapters_Products/

That is what I did when I got my G750JW, the entry level model of that range (JW/JX/JH), and it works nicely. Just don't forget to pull it out of the USB socket before putting your G750JM into your backpack :)"

It isn't a bad Wifi card, just a limited function one, as I say above check out the USB 3.0 adapters from Asus.

It isn't worth potentially voiding the warranty by damaging something internal while trying to disassemble to replace the internal Wifi card.

xyz_cityhunter
12-25-2014, 02:13 AM
G750JM Qualcomm Killer Wirelsss -N issue
http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?54653-G750JM-Qualcomm-Killer-Wirelsss-N-issue&p=458463&viewfull=1#post458463

Here are the details from the post, but check out the other comments as well in that thread.

"Your AR956x is a single band, 2.4Ghz card that will do 150mbps. Here is the spec pdf, and an excerpt from that document:

https://qca.qualcomm.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/AR9285.pdf

Solution Highlights
Supports up to 150 Mbps
Highly integrated single chip PCI Express CMOS solution with
MAC/baseband processor and 2.4 GHz radio
Backward-compatible to 802.11g; forward–compatible to
multi-stream 802.11n
Supports all mandatory IEEE 802.11n features – including several
IEEE 802.11n optional features such as HT40, half-guard internal
in HT40 and Rx Space Time Block Coding
Compliant with IEEE 802.11b, 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11g standards and 802.11i

150mbps is likely fast enough to handle your internet connection at full speed, but if you want to get 5ghz coverage and more throughput, buy a USB Wireless adapter like a USB 3.0 device listed here (scroll down):

http://www.asus.com/Networking/Wireless_Adapters_Products/

That is what I did when I got my G750JW, the entry level model of that range (JW/JX/JH), and it works nicely. Just don't forget to pull it out of the USB socket before putting your G750JM into your backpack :)"

It isn't a bad Wifi card, just a limited function one, as I say above check out the USB 3.0 adapters from Asus.

It isn't worth potentially voiding the warranty by damaging something internal while trying to disassemble to replace the internal Wifi card.
Hm, guess will have to test with my Asus N12HP router to see the performance of this. I only hope it can manage normal internet with some Steam gaming then I'm all happy with this. And may everyone have a happy and merry Christmas... :o

xyz_cityhunter
12-30-2014, 07:41 AM
Anyone can provide the wifi adapter interconnect types for the G751? Might want to hunt for a better replacement for the AR956X... :(

xamoel
12-30-2014, 08:47 AM
The 751JY should be an AC wirelss?!

xyz_cityhunter
12-30-2014, 11:50 AM
The 751JY should be an AC wirelss?!
That is regional dependent, mine is only single band N...

x7007
12-30-2014, 11:06 PM
Thank god I got Intel DUal Band Wireless-AC7260 xD

xyz_cityhunter
12-31-2014, 05:11 AM
Thank god I got Intel DUal Band Wireless-AC7260 xD
Good for you, I think all of the G751JT in Malaysia will have that cheap ass card... :mad:

xyz_cityhunter
05-16-2015, 03:41 PM
Ok, just changed my card above to Qualcomm Atheros QCNFA222, something equivalent to Killer-N 1202... Will see how it goes...:cool:
https://wikidevi.com/wiki/Qualcomm_Atheros_QCNFA222
https://wikidevi.com/wiki/Bigfoot_Networks_Killer_Wireless-N_1202

hmscott
05-16-2015, 11:43 PM
Ok, just changed my card above to Qualcomm Atheros QCNFA222, something equivalent to Killer-N 1202... Will see how it goes...:cool:
https://wikidevi.com/wiki/Qualcomm_Atheros_QCNFA222
https://wikidevi.com/wiki/Bigfoot_Networks_Killer_Wireless-N_1202

xyz_cityhunter, a Bigfoot/Killer Networks Wireless 1202 card is now a good stable choice. New drivers have worked out the bugs, and even though it doesn't do 802.11ac, it is faster than most internet connections :)

The Bigfoot/Killer Networks Wireless 1525 with 802.11ac is also looking better than at release, but I would imagine pairing it with a known compatible 802.11ac router is also important - check for reviews / compatibility tests if you want the Killer Wireless features + 802.11ac.

Please post a link for where you were able to find and purchase the Qualcomm Atheros QCNFA222, and a link to which drivers you are using.

xyz_cityhunter
05-17-2015, 02:03 PM
xyz_cityhunter, a Bigfoot/Killer Networks Wireless 1202 card is now a good stable choice. New drivers have worked out the bugs, and even though it doesn't do 802.11ac, it is faster than most internet connections :)

The Bigfoot/Killer Networks Wireless 1525 with 802.11ac is also looking better than at release, but I would imagine pairing it with a known compatible 802.11ac router is also important - check for reviews / compatibility tests if you want the Killer Wireless features + 802.11ac.

Please post a link for where you were able to find and purchase the Qualcomm Atheros QCNFA222, and a link to which drivers you are using.

I got it from Taobao along with some other stuff shipped together to save cost: http://s.taobao.com/search?q=QCNFA222&imgfile=&js=1&stats_click=search_radio_all%3A1&initiative_id=staobaoz_20150506&ie=utf8
As for the driver used, i got it from https://www.atheros.cz/atheros-wireless-download.php?chipset=76&system=8
Don't think can use the Killer Suite software as this model although using the same chip as the N-1202 but it's not officially included in the Killer Wifi family...

hmscott
05-17-2015, 07:26 PM
I got it from Taobao along with some other stuff shipped together to save cost: http://s.taobao.com/search?q=QCNFA222&imgfile=&js=1&stats_click=search_radio_all%3A1&initiative_id=staobaoz_20150506&ie=utf8
As for the driver used, i got it from https://www.atheros.cz/atheros-wireless-download.php?chipset=76&system=8
Don't think can use the Killer Suite software as this model although using the same chip as the N-1202 but it's not officially included in the Killer Wifi family...

xyz_cityhunter, you might as well get those drivers directly from Asus, rather than a 3rd party site - dangers of them bundling bots/spyware/etc.

Qualcomm stopped hosting the drivers support/downloads a while ago, so the only place to get them officially is from the vendor, Asus or Microsoft.

Here are the Asus support areas for Notebook WLAN/Wireless drivers - and the .308 driver is in that list - Asus upload order isn't always correct, always read down the list a ways to catch higher version numbers.

Notebook WLAN drivers (no Intel)
http://support.asus.com/Download.aspx?SLanguage=en&m=WLAN&os=3

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You can also get the Ethernet / Wired drivers from Asus here:

Notebook LAN drivers
http://support.asus.com/download.aspx?SLanguage=en&p=3&s=589&m=LAN&os=&hashedid=n%2fa

If you want to try the Killer Suite (drivers only) download, it is here:

Killer Drivers for Killer Wireless-AC, Killer Wireless-N, and Killer E2200
http://www.killernetworking.com/support/driver-downloads

Don't download the top most one, look under Additional Drivers, and download:

Standard Drivers (no Killer features)
Version 1.1.52.1438 Updated on 21 April 2015

The additional Suite features aren't needed.

And, while you are there you can also try the Bluetooth drivers for the 1202:

K1202 Bluetooth Windows 7 & 8.1
Version 8.0.1.338 Updated on 10 February 2015

Please let us know if they work for you :)

AsSaSsInJ0HN
05-18-2015, 03:30 AM
This card will give u frequent problems and Disconnects.. high pings and all the type of problems that will cause while using WiFi... i have undergone the same situation.. and what i did was bought an EXTERNAL USB WIFI ADAPTER like D-Link DWA-131 (rev2) . It connects at 300 Mbps speed btw the Laptop and the Router . No disconnects . and Lag-less online Multiplayer sessions <3

The Card mentioned here is : Atheros
Note : KIller is better.

xyz_cityhunter
05-18-2015, 05:00 AM
xyz_cityhunter, you might as well get those drivers directly from Asus, rather than a 3rd party site - dangers of them bundling bots/spyware/etc.

Qualcomm stopped hosting the drivers support/downloads a while ago, so the only place to get them officially is from the vendor, Asus or Microsoft.

Here are the Asus support areas for Notebook WLAN/Wireless drivers - and the .308 driver is in that list - Asus upload order isn't always correct, always read down the list a ways to catch higher version numbers.

Notebook WLAN drivers (no Intel)
http://support.asus.com/Download.aspx?SLanguage=en&m=WLAN&os=3

49331

You can also get the Ethernet / Wired drivers from Asus here:

Notebook LAN drivers
http://support.asus.com/download.aspx?SLanguage=en&p=3&s=589&m=LAN&os=&hashedid=n%2fa

If you want to try the Killer Suite (drivers only) download, it is here:

Killer Drivers for Killer Wireless-AC, Killer Wireless-N, and Killer E2200
http://www.killernetworking.com/support/driver-downloads

Don't download the top most one, look under Additional Drivers, and download:

Standard Drivers (no Killer features)
Version 1.1.52.1438 Updated on 21 April 2015

The additional Suite features aren't needed.

And, while you are there you can also try the Bluetooth drivers for the 1202:

K1202 Bluetooth Windows 7 & 8.1
Version 8.0.1.338 Updated on 10 February 2015

Please let us know if they work for you :)
I tried the Killer Suite and Driver, it say there's no Killer hardware detected... Haven't try the Bluetooth yet...

xyz_cityhunter
05-18-2015, 05:08 AM
This card will give u frequent problems and Disconnects.. high pings and all the type of problems that will cause while using WiFi... i have undergone the same situation.. and what i did was bought an EXTERNAL USB WIFI ADAPTER like D-Link DWA-131 (rev2) . It connects at 300 Mbps speed btw the Laptop and the Router . No disconnects . and Lag-less online Multiplayer sessions <3

The Card mentioned here is : Atheros
Note : KIller is better.
The one you mentioned is the Atheros AR956X or the Atheros QCNFA222?
If it's the AR956X then yeah, I'm facing all the problem that you mentioned. My suspicion on this issue is that the 2.4GHz band in my area are quite populated, causing this AR956X to have issue as it's only a (SISO) Single-Input-Single-Output. This is why i get the QCNFA222 which is (MIMO) Multi-Input-Multi-Output to cope with all this crosstalk from other WiFi devices...