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(Open Box) Asus PCE-AC56 802.11ac Dual-band Wireless-AC1300 PCI-E Adapter


 (Open Box) Asus PCE-AC56 802.11ac Dual-band Wireless-AC1300 PCI-E Adapter, PCE-AC56(C)

Key Features

  • Wireless Standard: AC1300
  • Max Wireless Speed: 2.4Ghz:400Mbps/5Ghz:867Mbps
  • 2x External R SMA Antenna
  • With Low profile bracket
  • Instant 802.11ac Wi-Fi upgrade for your desktop PC: no more messy Ethernet cables needed
  • High-power design reduces wireless dead zones with 150% greater coverage
  • PCE-AC56

Part No: PCE-AC56(C)

Stock Code: 6048627_X0


£34.44 Inc VAT

RRP £50.49

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  • Box has been opened but goods are in as new condition with no usage
  • If applicable - Screens will not have any missing/stuck/dead/bright pixels
  • Original Manufacturers packaging
  • 12 Month Box warranty and 30 Calendar day DOA (6 Months Warranty on batteries and adapters)
  • Can include manufacturer refurbished products







The easy way to upgrade any desktop PC to super-fast next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi

The ASUS PCE-AC56 is a 802.11ac Wi-Fi PCI Express adapter which upgrades your desktop from tangle-some Ethernet cables to carefree industry-leading 802.11ac at up to 867 Mbps. Broadcom® TurboQAM™ technology super-charges 2.4 GHz 802.11n performance from 300 Mbps to 400 Mbps with compatible devices. Plus, the stylish external magnetized antenna base gives you more flexibility in adjusting antenna placement to get the best signal reception quality possible.


Fastest Wi-Fi standard: 802.11ac

The PCE-AC56 uses Broadcom’s new 5th generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac chipset to reach speeds of up to 867 Mbps through the 5 GHz band, which is three times faster than 802.11n Wi-Fi. At the same time, it maintains full backward compatibility with all previous Wi-Fi protocols, providing high performance two-way transmission while ensuring a smooth transition to 802.11ac and seamless interconnection with existing devices.

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Extend and strengthen your wireless connection

ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac beamforming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.


No more dead zones with 150% better coverage!

A powerful signal-boosting high-gain design gives the PCE-AC56 improved signal transmission that extends Wi-Fi range and coverage by up to 150% compared to generic client devices. This extended coverage minimizes the possibility of dead spots at any location, offering fast and uninterrupted HD streaming and smooth multiplayer gaming throughout the home or office.

*Verified by ASUS internal test. Actual performance may vary as a result of network conditions and environmental factors.

Instant Wi-Fi upgrade for desktops

With its PCI Express interface, the PCE-AC56 plugs into any motherboard to give your desktop an instant 802.11ac Wi-Fi upgrade, with access to speeds of up to 1.3 Gbps. As it connects directly to the motherboard, there are no messy cables to clutter your computing environment, and no dedicated power supply is required.

Stylish Aluminum heasink handles heat for extra stability

The added heatsink uses highly-conductive aluminum to remove heat from the chipset, ensuring greater reliability for non-stop operation. Lower temperatures translate into a more stable device in all climate conditions, even during hot summers, and greater stability means more consistent connectivity and longer product lifespan. Plus, the heatsink has been crafted for a stylish look, once more showing ASUS always goes beyond the spec.


From the Manufacturer



Host InterfacePCI Express
General Information
ManufacturerASUS Computer International
Manufacturer Part NumberPCE-AC56
Physical Characteristics
Height99.1 mm
General Information
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://uk.asus.com
Physical Characteristics
Form FactorInternal
Width120.9 mm
General Information
Brand NameAsus
Technical Information
ISM BandYes
Device SupportedDesktop Computer
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN StandardIEEE 802.11ac
Technical Information
UNII BandYes
System RequirementsOperating Systems:
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32/64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 (32/64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows XP (32/64-bit)
Physical Characteristics
Thickness21.6 mm
Weight (Approximate)105 g
General Information
Product ModelPCE-AC56
Technical Information
ISM Maximum Frequency2.40 GHz
General Information
Product Name802.11ac Dual-band Wireless-AC1300 PCI-E Adapter
Technical Information
UNII Maximum Frequency5 GHz
General Information
Product TypeWi-Fi Adapter
Technical Information
Number of Antennas2
General Information
Packaged Quantity1
Technical Information
Antenna TypeDipole Antenna
Antenna ConnectorRP-SMA Connector
Wireless Transmission Speed1.27 Gbps
Wireless Security
  • WEP 64/128-bit
  • WPA
  • WPA2-PSK
  • WPS

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Asus - PCE-AC56(C)

(Open Box) Asus PCE-AC56 802.11ac Dual-band Wireless-AC1300 PCI-E Adapter PCE-AC56(C)

£34.44 Inc VAT

RRP £50.49

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