Consumer grade compatible NIC needed

  • Sorry for not doing my research but I'm kinda in a bind

    I've had a router fail and have to make an emergency box out of an i3 based pc with PCI-e slots

    I'm driving from bfe to Lexington Ky, if anyone has good experience with a NIC found at like a best buy or similar please let m know.

  • Best Buy
    South Park
    3220 Nicholasville Rd
    Lexington, KY 40503
    Today opened

    intel pro 1000 ct pcie or any intel pcie adapter would going

    But as I see it right BestBuy has only 5 NICs to sell by their own, the rest are from resellers!
    KyTrade Computer Services
    373 Virginia Ave Ste 140
    Lexington, KY 40504
    Vereinigte Staaten
    Today open

    Computer Pieces and Parts
    908 Liberty Rd
    Lexington, KY 40505
    Vereinigte Staaten
    Today open

    You will be having you best luck here as I see it right!

  • Thanks Frank  :)

    Well that was a fun day. Responses I got:
    Best Buy: "we have them on the website"
    Small shop #1: "what do you mean? Like hard line?"
    Small shop #2: "we carry intellinet"

    The intellinet actually worked, turns out it was a Realtek rtl8618b which wasn't recognized by BIOS until I set PCI-E to gen 1. Then I had to turn off the cards BIOS boot override

    Config restored reinstalling packages now. I hope someone down here buys me a beer  :P

    Shopping for a new box now

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