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Want a Wifi + Bluetooth card for macOS Sierra on Dell Inspiron 5559 (2016)

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Hi guys, I have successfully installed macOS High Sierra on the said laptop using a guide on Reddit (by ArtikusHG). However I want to ask what Wifi card will you recommend for this laptop. I have searched forums but couldn't find a specific forum for High Sierra, there were forums regarding Sierra though.
Please note that I also want bluetooth and handoff in addition to wifi. Please recommend a card. I am not that technical in this field for now, at least, so please do include the instructions for installing that card in this specific laptop.
P.S: My budget is low so please do consider this.

Thank You in advance.
 

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Hi guys, I have successfully installed macOS High Sierra on the said laptop using a guide on Reddit (by ArtikusHG). However I want to ask what Wifi card will you recommend for this laptop. I have searched forums but couldn't find a specific forum for High Sierra, there were forums regarding Sierra though.
Please note that I also want bluetooth and handoff in addition to wifi. Please recommend a card. I am not that technical in this field for now, at least, so please do include the instructions for installing that card in this specific laptop.
P.S: My budget is low so please do consider this.

Thank You in advance.
handoff can be a bit hit and miss with hackintosh
 
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handoff can be a bit hit and miss with hackintosh
Ok, I am happy even without handoff then but please recommend a WiFi+Bluetooth card for the said laptop
 

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Hi guys, I have successfully installed macOS High Sierra on the said laptop using a guide on Reddit (by ArtikusHG). However I want to ask what Wifi card will you recommend for this laptop. I have searched forums but couldn't find a specific forum for High Sierra, there were forums regarding Sierra though.
Please note that I also want bluetooth and handoff in addition to wifi. Please recommend a card. I am not that technical in this field for now, at least, so please do include the instructions for installing that card in this specific laptop.
P.S: My budget is low so please do consider this.

Thank You in advance.
https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/faq-read-first-laptop-frequent-questions.164990/
 
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Thank You very much RehabMan. I have found these two models:
1. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JY6X9HM/?tag=tonymacx86com-20
2. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JGFA50U/?tag=tonymacx86com-20

I have searched for my model but did not get reliable information about which card will fit in my laptop. I think that its first one that will fit, but not sure. Is there any setup required to make it to work?
Can you please confirm we which card will fit in my laptop, i.e. Dell Inpiron 5559 (2016).
Also please let me know whether I will be able to use it inside macOS High Sierra, 10.13.2

Thank You
 

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Thank You very much RehabMan. I have found these two models:
1. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JY6X9HM/?tag=tonymacx86com-20
2. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JGFA50U/?tag=tonymacx86com-20

I have searched for my model but did not get reliable information about which card will fit in my laptop. I think that its first one that will fit, but not sure. Is there any setup required to make it to work?
Can you please confirm we which card will fit in my laptop, i.e. Dell Inpiron 5559 (2016).
Also please let me know whether I will be able to use it inside macOS High Sierra, 10.13.2

Thank You
You need to first determine which form factor your laptop uses for the WiFi card.
Newer computers tend to use M.2/2230 (NGFF).
Older computers use half-mini PCie.
 
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You need to first determine which form factor your laptop uses for the WiFi card.
Newer computers tend to use M.2/2230 (NGFF).
Older computers use half-mini PCie.
Sorry but can you tell the procedure how to determine it. My laptop is 2016 Dell Inspiron 15 5559
 

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Sorry but can you tell the procedure how to determine it. My laptop is 2016 Dell Inspiron 15 5559
Best way is to physically inspect the current hardware.
But your computer is relatively new, and therefore likely M.2/2230/NGFF.
 

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@RAFFAY,

If mPCIe then BCM94352 is your best bet

If M.2 then either BCM94352Z or BCM843602 ... latter is the better card but try and buy genuine DELL version, cheaper Chinese version from ebay works ok but my give problems after sleep/wake .. if so so my thread here :

https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/slow-dropped-wifi-after-sleep-with-bcm943602baed-dw1830.236009/#post-1617689

Note that BCM94352Z does not work well with some laptops ... see discussion here :-

https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/wip-guide-hp-envy-x360-13-y013cl-i7-7500u-kaby-lake.213327/page-17#post-1609866

Cheers
Jay
 
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@RAFFAY,

If mPCIe then BCM94352 is your best bet

If M.2 then either BCM94352Z or BCM843602 ... latter is the better card but try and buy genuine DELL version, cheaper Chinese version from ebay works ok but my give problems after sleep/wake .. if so so my thread here :

https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/slow-dropped-wifi-after-sleep-with-bcm943602baed-dw1830.236009/#post-1617689

Note that BCM94352Z does not work well with some laptops ... see discussion here :-

https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/wip-guide-hp-envy-x360-13-y013cl-i7-7500u-kaby-lake.213327/page-17#post-1609866

Cheers
Jay
Thanks Jay,
I am currently doing research on which form factor my laptop has and will then make the decision. Thank You
 

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