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No Mini PCI-E Slots on Motherboard For WIFI Card

My current motherboard:
https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/Z87M-G43.html#hero-specification

I currently only use one PCI-E slot for my GPU. So, that leaves my board with two 1-channel and one 16-channel PCI-E slots available. I'd like to use the below referenced Mini PCI-E wifi card:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OJPJT8Q/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ABZEITDR0OQUQ

Since I don't have any Mini PCI-E slots with 4 channels, what options do I have for using this card on my mobo? Adapters? I looked on Amazon for Mini PCI-E to PCI-E adapters but the results didn't show anything that made sense to me.

Or is my only option to downgrade to a smaller card that only uses a 1-channel PCI-E slot?
e.g.:
https://www.amazon.com/TP-Link-Wireless-Express-Adapter-TL-WDN4800/dp/B007GMPZ0A/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1483642124&sr=1-1&keywords=pcie+wifi+card

Thanks.
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  1. Best answer
    Thats a laptop wifi card, not intended for desktop use.

    That TPLink card would be more than enough, and the x1 interface is not an issue (Nor is it a downgrade from that laptop card)
  2. Gam3r01 said:
    Thats a laptop wifi card, not intended for desktop use.

    That TPLink card would be more than enough, and the x1 interface is not an issue (Nor is it a downgrade from that laptop card)


    I was hung up on this particular card because I am learning pen testing, and this card was recommended to me for using tools such as aircrack. I will do subsequent research to find a suitable 1-slot card that fulfills this need. Thanks for your help!
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