The Dual Band adapter converts your laptop or desktop to receive the 2.4GHz or 5.0GHz frequency at up to 450Mbps. No matter your preferred frequency: the HD45U streams High Definition content to your laptop: desktop: or home theater PC: at faster speeds with a quality connection. Avoid interference and maximize throughput with this dual-band USB adapter for smoother and faster video streaming: wireless gaming: and file transferring. Easy install procedures allow any user to setup a network environment in a very short time. Dual-Band Technology provides maximum flexibility for users to connect to the popular 2.4GHz frequency and also off-load traffic to the faster: less-crowded 5.0GHz frequency. Because the 2.4GHz frequency is the most commonly used: interference with other 2.4GHz networks is inevitable: limiting your network speed and performance. With the availability of the 5.0GHz frequency: users can circumvent this interference and optimize their Wi-Fi connectivity. Dual-Band Technology enables a blazing fast connection: even in heavily congested Wi-Fi areas.