Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
3rd Gen Intel 802.11ac Wireless
|More Speed Better Coverage Larger Capacity 802.11ac, Dual Band, 80MHz, 2x2||Delivers up to 3x faster Wi-Fi speeds (up to 867 Mbps2) 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 modeBluetooth® 4.2 enables BR/EDR-Low Energy devices to act as a Bluetooth Smart
Ready Hub and Bluetooth Smart peripheral at the same time. Connects to the newest low energy
Bluetooth® products as well as your familiar devices, such as headsets, keyboard, mice and more.
|Microsoft Windows 10 Ready
||Full support for latest Microsoft Windows 10 OS with Intel® WiDi and HCI drivers.|
|M.2 2230 or M.2 1216
|Multiple form-factors, including M.2 2230 and M.2 1216 modules enable system configuration and platform usages flexibility.
The M.2 1216 form factor delivers 70% smaller footprint and lower profile optimized for thin-and-light designs.
Experience the Intel Difference
|Wirelessly Project to the Big Screen
Intel® WiDi/Intel® Pro WiDi3
|Watch your Mobile PC content instantly without wires on the big HD screen with stunning image clarity and sound with Intel® Wireless Display.
Stream movies, videos, games, photos, connect with friends, and more—experience it all, bigger and better than ever before.
Intel® Pro WiDi with Intel® vPro™ technology delivers enterprise-class wireless display capabilities for dense conference room environments.
|Worldwide Regulatory Support
Intel® Dynamic Regulatory Solution4
|Delivers regulatory busting technology that enables one Intel® Wireless-AC adapter shipped to customers worldwide with the regulatory requirements of most countries in a single database on the Wi-Fi module.
The Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 detects its location and automatically configures the Wi-Fi to match it.
Regulatory updates are easily enabled with software updates so users can travel worldwide without compliance issues.
|Intel® vPro™ Technology5||Supports Intel’s hardware-based security and management features built into Intel® Core™ vPro™
processors and chipsets that enables IT to manage PCs virtually anywhere, anytime while reducing deployment costs, improving security and ROI. Available only Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 Intel® vPRO Technology SKUs.
|Intel® Active Management
|Using integrated platform capabilities and popular third-party management and security applications, Intel® AMT allows IT or managed service providers to better discover, repair, and protect their networked computing assets.
Intel AMT is a feature of Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® vPro™ technology. Available only Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 Intel® vPRO Technology SKUs.
|Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software7||Includes advanced IT tools to improve security, reduce complexity and save IT time and money.
Streamlines client deployments and allows remote management of wireless settings and profiles by IT managers.
|Intel Location Based Service8||Enables seamless and accurate Wi-Fi indoor location service for employees to see campus maps
with reference to their location, locate the nearest resource (printer, conference, room, elevator,
etc.), or for asset tracking.
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 Technical Specifications
|Dimensions (H x W x D)
Radio ON/OFF Control
Operating Temperature (Adapter Shield)
IEEE WLAN Standard
|M.2 2230: 22 mm x 30 mm x 2.4 mm [1.5mm Max (Top Side)/ 0.1mm Max (Bottom Side)]
M.2 2230: 2.4g
Supported via software
M.2: PCIe, USB
0º to +80° C
50% to 90% RH non-condensing (at temperatures of 25°C to 35°C)
Microsoft Windows 7*, Microsoft Windows 8.1*, Microsoft Windows Next*, Linux* (limited feature support)
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* for 802.11ac, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* a/b/g, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* n, WMM*, WPA*, WPA2*, and WPS,
WPS 2.0, Protected Management Frames,
Wi-Fi Direct* for peer to peer device connections
Wi-Fi Miracast Source
IEEE 802.11abgn, 802.11ac, 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11i, 802.11h, 802.11w
CCX 4.x*/CCX Lite Compliant
Infrastructure and SoftAP; Supports simultaneous Client and SoftAP modes
Supports seamless roaming between respective access points
(802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11a/b/g/n, and 802.11ac)
Dual Mode Bluetooth® 2.1, 2.1+EDR, 3.0, 4.0, 4.1, BLE, 4.2
Wi-Fi Direct* Encryption and Authentication
Management Frame Protection
|WPA and WPA2, 802.1X (EAP-TLS, TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, EAP-FAST), EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA
PAP, CHAP, TLS, GTC, MS-CHAP*, MS-CHAPv2
64-bit and 128-bit WEP, AES-CCMP
UL, C-UL, CB (IEC 60950-1)
802.11w (WFA- Protected Management Frames)
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