Gigabyte releases GC-WIFI7 expansion card

As the finalization of the Wi-Fi 7 standard nears completion by early next year, manufacturers are gearing up to upgrade their products to this latest wireless benchmark. Gigabyte recently unveiled a PCIe expansion card, model “GC-WIFI7,” an ideal solution for users seeking to enhance their computers.

Gigabyte GC-WIFI7

This half-height, single-slot expansion card features a sleek black protective cover and utilizes a PCIe x1 interface. It supports all the key features of Wi-Fi 7, including MU-MIMO, 4K-QAM, MRU, and MLO, allowing simultaneous data transmission and reception across 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz bands, with a maximum wireless bandwidth of up to 5800Mbps. Additionally, the GC-WIFI7 supports Bluetooth 5.3 for connecting wireless peripherals, audio devices, and smartphones. Gigabyte has also equipped it with ultra-high-gain 2Tx2R antennas, supporting both directional and omnidirectional signals.

Key features of the GC-WIFI7 expansion card include:

  • Built-in Wi-Fi 7 module
  • Supports high-speed wireless connections of up to 5800Mbps
  • Offers up to 320MHz bandwidth support across the 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz bands
  • MLO (Multi-Link Operation) enables simultaneous connections on two bands
  • MRU (Multiple RU) enhances interference mitigation and OFDMA efficiency
  • 4K-QAM allows for higher transmission rates, resulting in increased efficiency
  • Bluetooth 5.3 Compatible
  • Supports MU-MIMO TX/RX
  • Complies with IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be standards
  • Equipped with an ultra-high gain 2Tx2R antenna, supporting both directional and omnidirectional signals
  • PCIe x1 Interface Card

Gigabyte has not yet announced the pricing or specific release date for the GC-WIFI7.