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Is it possible to upgrade to 5Ghz WiFi card?

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Is it possible to upgrade my WiFi card in current laptop (AF006AX) to Dual band (5Ghz) compatible Card?

Please provide the details which card should I opt for so that it is compatible and working with the motherboard.

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Yes, there is one model wifi card you can upgrade to, and that is this one...


Realtek RTL8821CE 802.11 ac 1x1 WiFi + Bluetooth 4.2 Combo Adapter (MU-MIMO supported) HP part # L17365-005.


You can find this model on eBay, or Ali Express. 


I see Intel 3165 cards listed at the top of the eBay listings, so don't buy those.


RTL8821CE - Buy RTL8821CE with free shipping on AliExpress


On the Ali Express listings, make sure the card has the HP Part # of 915620-001


Below is the link to the service manual where you can find removal and replacement procedure.


HP Notebook PC (AMD)HP 255 G4 Notebook PC Maintenance and Service Guide

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