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GPU blocking network adapter

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1

    GPU blocking network adapter


    I recently got a 2 slot card but seems to be 1 cm away from my wireless network adpater. When booting up, everything runs fine except I'm unable to connect to the internet. I'm wondering if the GPU is blocking the adapter. The GPU is running at 30 celcius

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  2. #2


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    So what happens when you pull the GPU? Do you have an old one or integrated to test and see if a difference? Don't think that temp should be hurting anything. Would think more of a cross-signal thing if it is the actual problem.
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  3. #3


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Try swapping positions. If the Wifi card does not have an external antenna. Yes the shielding on the GPU card, can cause problems.
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GPU blocking network adapter
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