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Technical Specifications

Essentials

Status
Launched
Launch Date
Q1'16
Weight (in grams)
2.4
Operating Temperature Range
0°C to 80°C
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 10, 32-bit*, Windows 10, 64-bit*, Windows 8.1, 32-bit*, Windows 8.1, 64-bit*, Windows 7, 32-bit*, Windows 7, 64-bit*, Linux*
Antenna
1x1

Networking Specifications

TX/RX Streams
1x1
Bands
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Max Speed
433 Mbps
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED*
802.11ac
Compliance
FIPS, FISMA
Bluetooth Version
4.2
Integrated Bluetooth
Yes

Package Specifications

Board Form Factor
M.2 2230
Package Size
22 mm x 30 mm x 2.4 mm
System Interface Type
Wi-Fi(PCIe), BT(USB)

Advanced Technologies

MU-MIMO
No
Supported Under Intel® vPro™ Technology
No

Reviews

Features and Benefits

More Speed and Better Coverage

Delivers up to 3x faster Wi-Fi speeds (up to 433 Mbps1) than 802.11n, with up to 3x more bandwidth per stream for more users and devices. Advanced optional 802.11ac specification features implemented that improve channel reliability resulting in better coverage and performance. Intel® Wireless AC enables smoother streaming of higher resolution videos, fewer dropped connections and less congestion, and more speeds further away from the router.

Bluetooth* 4.2

Dual mode Bluetooth* 4.2 connects to the newest low energy Bluetooth* products as well as your familiar devices, such as headsets, keyboard, mice and more.

Worldwide Regulatory Support

Intel® Dynamic Regulatory Solution enables worldwide regulatory compliance on a single Intel® Wireless-AC adapter SKU. The Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 detects its location and automatically optimizes the Wi-Fi settings to local regulatory requirements, simplifying travel experience and global enterprise procurement. Future regulatory changes are easily managed during the product lifecycle.

Product and Performance Information

This feature may not be available on all computing systems. Please check with the system vendor to determine if your system delivers this feature, or reference the system specifications (motherboard, processor, chipset, power supply, HDD, graphics controller, memory, BIOS, drivers, virtual machine monitor-VMM, platform software, and/or operating system) for feature compatibility. Functionality, performance, and other benefits of this feature may vary depending on system configuration.
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Based on the theoretical maximum bandwidth enabled by 1x1 802.11ac implementations. Actual wireless throughput and/or range will vary depending on your specific operating system, hardware, and software configurations. Check with your PC manufacturer for details.