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Dell Precision M6800 Wireless Card Upgrade

I have a Dell Precision M6800 workstation Laptop.  It is older, but still an excellent functional laptop for use in our organization.  What I would like to do is upgrade the older Intel Centrino N-6300 wireless card it has.  I normally don't have trouble but this time I am having difficulty finding what wireless AC card is compatible.  I saw the AC-7260 but I was wondering if there was a better card?  Also the current card has 3 antenna cables connected to it but all these cards I look at have 2.  Which 2 cables would I use?  There are black, light gray and dark gray.  Any thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated. I really appreciate it.
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Josh Rogalski

8/22/2022 - Mon

why not just get a USB one like this one :

Then disable the old card
David Johnson, CD

you already have a 2G/5G AC wireless card built in.
The Dell Precision M6800 is equipped with a Dell Wireless 1550 802.11ac module. It uses two antennas and includes Bluetooth 4.0.  
To be brutally honest until WIFI6 gets adopted you probably have about all you need. I would probably be more interested in updating the access points

what is the problem you are trying to solve? 

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