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BCM94350ZAE compatible? What about the BT 4.1?

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No, only the BCM94352Z for now...
But I can see from images that the BCM943602BAED is more like a square, unlike the rectangle-shaped BCM94352Z... may be wrong ofc...
Maybe a bad photo.

So I think I'm ordering it then, is it still 867Mbps? And do you think it's worth the upgrade?
Specs, see here (search in page BCM43602): https://wikidevi.com/wiki/Broadcom

The nice thing about it is that it is recognized OOB, and no 5ghz patch needed.
BrcmPatchRAM is needed to load firmware.
FakePCIID needed to get Airport branding.

I haven't upgraded my router in a long time (Linksys E4200 hw rev 1)... it is too stable (I *never* need to reboot it) to risk for the greater WiFi speeds I might get. And with my usage of WiFi in the house, the speeds are just not needed (I use GbE for heavy lifting).
 

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Any idea what the key (A + E) stands for?
 

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Alright then, I'm ordering it :) Will probably take 4-5 weeks to get delivered to Iraq :\

Thanks.
 
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The DW1830 is slightly wider than the BCM94352Z. The m2 2230 standard just means 22mm x 30mm.
This is a pain in the butt for anyone looking to swap out an Intel chip and doesn't have gobs of clearance.
I found out the hard way while dropping one onto my mobo this morning. One millimeter more space and it would have been a perfect fit for me.

 
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Do you have each, side-by-side, to compare sizes?

AFAIK, both BCM94352Z and BCM943602BAED are M.2 2230. I installed it in the same slot (in the NUC5) that I took the BCM943252Z out of.

wikidev shows them the same M.2/NGFF 2230 form factor.

https://wikidevi.com/wiki/Broadcom_BCM94352Z
https://wikidevi.com/wiki/Dell_Wireless_1830_(DW1830)
I also tried both BCM94352Z and BCM943602BAED on my NUC5i5MYHE, but only BCM94352Z gets detected and works fine.
No idea if it's because BCM943602BAED has three antennas while I can only connect two of them, so it'd be nice if you could share which two you connected (out of J1, J2 & J3). Thanks!!
 
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