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MSI AXE5400 WiFi 6E USB Adapter Released

Does your PC have a slow or old WiFi adapter? Or worse, a broken one. Do you need to upgrade your PC’s WiFi to WiFi 6E without upgrading your motherboard or laptop? Well, MSI has a solution for you. The company recently announced the MSI AXE5400 WiFi 6E USB adapter. It’s a plug-and-play WiFi adapter that instantly “upgrades” your WiFi connection to WiFi 6E. Check out more details from the news release below.

MSI AXE5400 WiFi USB Adapter

MSI Launches WiFi 6E USB Adapter for Instant Upgrades

MSI, a global computer hardware brand, has released the AXE5400 WiFi USB adapter, featuring WiFi 6E technology. The USB interface enables seamless connectivity to a 6GHz network for PCs and laptops. Its plug-and-play installation offers a convenient solution for upgrading network compatibility on existing devices.

Boost up your WiFi speed

The AXE5400 WiFi USB adapter achieves high speeds through rapid transmissions across three frequency bands: 2402Mbps on 6GHz with ultra-wide 160MHz channels, 2402Mbps on 5GHz, and 574Mbps on 2.4GHz.

Effortless Upgrade

The AXE5400 WiFi USB Adapter offers a straightforward upgrade for existing PCs and laptops, prioritizing user convenience. With a simple plug-and-play setup, users can easily experience the advantages of WiFi 6E technology without the need for extra devices or tools. The included cradle adds versatility, allowing users to position the AXE5400 WiFi USB Adapter for optimal performance, coverage, and reliable connections.

Pricing and Availability

MSI did not disclose its MSRP at the time of posting this article. However, considering its predecessor, the MSI AX1800, was priced at $49.99, the new AXE5400 might come with a retail price ranging from $50 to $80. It’s just an estimate, but we will learn more about its exact pricing and availability very soon.

MSI AXE5400 WiFi 6E USB Adapter Specifications

WiFi StandardsWiFi 6E (802.11ax)
WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
WiFi 5 (802.11ac)
WiFi 4 (802.11n)
802.11a/b/g
WiFi Speed2.4GHz AX: 2×2(Tx/Rx) up to 574Mbps
5GHz AX: 2×2(Tx/Rx) up to 2402 Mbps
6GHz AX: 2×2(Tx/Rx) up to 2402 Mbps
Operating Frequency2.4GHz / 5GHz / 6GHz
WiFi EncryptionWPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK / Enterprise, WPA3-Personal / Enterprise
Antenna2x High-Gain Tri-Band Antennas
Dimensions102×30×19 mm
Weight46g / 1.6oz(without cradle)
Package ContentsAXE5400 WiFi USB Adapter (GUAXE54)
Cradle
Quick start guide
Interface1x USB 3.2 Gen 1
Supported OSWindows 11
Windows 10 (Support 2.4GHz & 5GHz band only)
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