Best Wired Network Adapter | Reviews & Recommendations

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After researching many products, we shaved the list down to the top 10 options today by researching design, capability, durability, features, price, and overall build quality.

We researched hours on these products and compared them to one another to see which one is the best for every need. Read this wired network adapter article with an extensive buying guide if you're interested in buying or learning about these wired network adapter.

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1 TP-Link 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express Network Card (TG-3468), PCIE Network Adapter, Network Card, Ethernet Card for PC, Win10 supported

TP-Link 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express Network Card (TG-3468), PCIE Network Adapter,...

9.7
2 USB Ethernet Adapter, CableCreation USB 3.0 to 10/100/1000 Gigabit Wired LAN Network Adapter Compatible for Windows, MacBook, macOS, Mac Pro Mini, Laptop, PC and More

USB Ethernet Adapter, CableCreation USB 3.0 to 10/100/1000 Gigabit Wired LAN Network Adapter...

9.4
3 UGREEN USB to Ethernet Adapter for Laptop PC Gigabit USB 3.0 to 10 100 1000 Mbps Network Adapter USB A to RJ45 Wired LAN Adapter Compatible with Nintendo Switch MacBook Windows macOS Linux, and More

UGREEN USB to Ethernet Adapter for Laptop PC Gigabit USB 3.0 to 10 100 1000 Mbps Network Adapter USB...

9.4
4 Top-Up Ethernet Adapter for Apple iPhone and iPad, 2 in 1 Ethernet LAN Network Adapter RJ45 with Charging Port Supports 100Mbps High Speed, Plug & Play Lightweight Wired Internet Adapter

Top-Up Ethernet Adapter for Apple iPhone and iPad, 2 in 1 Ethernet LAN Network Adapter RJ45 with...

9.3
5 TP-Link USB C To Ethernet Adapter(UE300C), RJ45 To USB C Type-C Gigabit Ethernet LAN Network Adapter, Compatible With Apple MacBook Pro 2017-2020, MacBook Air, Surface, Dell XPS And More, White

TP-Link USB C To Ethernet Adapter(UE300C), RJ45 To USB C Type-C Gigabit Ethernet LAN Network...

9.5
6 (Upgraded) Zettaguard USB 3.0 and 2.0 to Ethernet 10/100/1000 Fast LAN Wired Network USB Ethernet Adapter for MacBook, Chromebook, Windows 10 and compatible with Nintendo Switch.

(Upgraded) Zettaguard USB 3.0 and 2.0 to Ethernet 10/100/1000 Fast LAN Wired Network USB Ethernet...

9.7
7 UGREEN USB Ethernet Adapter USB 3.0 to 10 100 1000 Mbps Gigabit LAN Network Adapter Mini RJ45 Internet Adapter Compatible with Nintendo Switch Laptop PC MacBook Surface XPS Raspberry Pi 4b, and More

UGREEN USB Ethernet Adapter USB 3.0 to 10 100 1000 Mbps Gigabit LAN Network Adapter Mini RJ45...

9.4
8 TECKNET USB to Ethernet Adapter, Aluminum 3 Port USB 3.0 Hub with RJ45 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Converter LAN Wired USB Network Adapter, USB to Ethernet for Laptop and Tablets

TECKNET USB to Ethernet Adapter, Aluminum 3 Port USB 3.0 Hub with RJ45 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet...

9.3
9 [MFi Certified] Giom RJ45 Ethernet LAN Wired Network Adapter,3 in 1 High Speed 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Adapter,USB 3 Camera Reader OTG Adapter,Apple Charge Port Compatible for iPhone/iPad/iPod Devices

[MFi Certified] Giom RJ45 Ethernet LAN Wired Network Adapter,3 in 1 High Speed 10/100 Mbps Ethernet...

9.7
10 UGREEN Ethernet Adapter USB to 10 100 Mbps Network Adapter RJ45 Wired LAN Adapter for Laptop PC Compatible with Nintendo Switch Wii Wii U MacBook Chromebook Surface Windows macOS Linux Black

UGREEN Ethernet Adapter USB to 10 100 Mbps Network Adapter RJ45 Wired LAN Adapter for Laptop PC...

9.2

List of best wired network adapter  Reviews

SaleBestseller No. 1

TP-Link 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express Network Card (TG-3468), PCIE Network Adapter, Network Card, Ethernet Card for PC, Win10 supported

  • Ultra Fast: 10/100/1000Mbps PCIe Adapter upgrade your Ethernet speed to Gigabit
  • Automation: Wake on LAN supporting Auto Negotiation and Auto MDI/MDIX
  • Supports: IEEE802.3x Flow Control for Full duplex Mode and backpressure for Half duplex Mode; 4k Bytes Port: 1x 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 Network Media
  • Compatibility: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP
  • Dual Bracket: Low profile and standard profile bracket inside works with both mini and standard size PCs
SaleBestseller No. 2

USB Ethernet Adapter, CableCreation USB 3.0 to 10/100/1000 Gigabit Wired LAN Network Adapter Compatible for Windows, MacBook, macOS, Mac Pro Mini, Laptop, PC and More

  • USB to Ethernet Adapter: USB 3.0 Ethernet Adapter adds an RJ45 Ethernet port to your computer with a USB 3.0 port.; Provide a faster and more stable network than wireless connection. Let you no longer suffer from loss or loading when playing games or working; Ideal solution for Wi-Fi dead zones and damage of computer network port.
  • Driver Installation: Driver-free for Windows 8 / 8.1 /10; Driver installation needed for Windows 7 / XP / Vista / Mac OS / Linux; Supports backpressure routing and IEEE 802.3x flow control for full-duplex (FDX) and half-duplex (HDX) systems. Compatible with IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u and IEEE 802.3ab. Supports IEEE 802.3az
  • Wide Compatibility: Supports crossover detection, auto-correction and Wake-on-LAN (WOL). Supports Windows (32/64 bit) 8 / 7 / Vista / XP, Mac OS 10.5 /10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.12. Does not support Windows RT or Android system.
  • High Speed: USB Network Adapter supports 10/100/1000 Mbps, Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 standards; To 5 Gbps for 1000 BASE-T network performance, connect the usb network adapter with cat6 & up Ethernet cables.
  • You'll Get: You will get USB to Cat5 Adapter. Warranty: CableCreation 24-month product replacement warranty and lifetime friendly technical support.
SaleBestseller No. 3

UGREEN USB to Ethernet Adapter for Laptop PC Gigabit USB 3.0 to 10 100 1000 Mbps Network Adapter USB A to RJ45 Wired LAN Adapter Compatible with Nintendo Switch MacBook Windows macOS Linux, and More

  • USB to Ethernet Adapter: UGREEN USB 3.0 to ethernet adapter can be very effective to extend a network port for your devices like laptop, desktop PC, etc. No matter if your device has no network port or the network port can't work, it will solve your problem perfectly.
  • 1000Mbps Hyper Speed: UGREEN Gigabit USB 3.0 to Network Adapter can up to 1000Mbps data transfer speed with USB 3.0 port. It can give a full play to the performance of your network and ensure stable network speed for you to online gaming, meeting, class, HD video streaming, upload, download, and more. It's also backward compatible with USB 2.0.
  • Wide Compatibility: UGREEN USB Ethernet Adapter is compatible with Desktop PCs, Laptops, Nintendo Switch, Switch Oled, TV boxes, and other USB A devices. It's driver-free on Windows 11/10/8.1/8, Mac OS, Chrome OS. It requires installing the driver on Windows XP/7/Vista, and Linux, which you can easily install with our instructions.
  • More Stable Wired Network: Compared to a WIFI connection, the UGREEN USB A network card can provide a faster, more reliable network. Let you no longer suffer from loss or loading when playing games, online meeting, online class, or watching HD videos. It's also good for avoiding Wi-Fi interference and privacy issues.
  • Compact and Portable: This UGREEN USB to RJ45 Ethernet Adapter has a brand new small-size design. You can easily take it anywhere with your briefcase or pocket, very suitable for the business person.
Bestseller No. 4

Top-Up Ethernet Adapter for Apple iPhone and iPad, 2 in 1 Ethernet LAN Network Adapter RJ45 with Charging Port Supports 100Mbps High Speed, Plug & Play Lightweight Wired Internet Adapter

  • ⚡ 2-IN-1 RJ45 ETHERNET ADAPTER: Experience seamless and latency-free internet with Top-Up ethernet connector that supports Internet access and charging. This ethernet USB adapter features RJ45 Ethernet LAN wired network port and a charging port, allowing you to watch videos, play games, or live broadcast connections more smoothly and get a smoother Internet experience.
  • ⚡ DUAL FUNCTIONALITY ETHERNET HUB: This i phone network adapter uses upgraded design & technology that allows for charging of iPad while in use via an additional charging port. Ethernet cable adapter helps you achieve wired network access, solving the problem of WiFi or LTE instability. Furthermore, the Ethernet port can be used alone, or both the Ethernet port and the charging port can be used together!
  • ⚡ FAST & STABLE 100MBPS CONNECTIVITY: Top-Up cable to ethernet adapter is designed to make your life easier. This ethernet connector supports super-fast Internet transmission of up to 10Mbps/100Mbps over the Ethernet LAN wired network. This rj45 ethernet adapter ensures seamless streaming without jitters or latency, allowing you to complete your work or movie night with peace.
  • ⚡ PLUG-AND-PLAY PRACTICAL DESIGN: Our internet network adapters are lightweight and compact. This i OS ethernet adapter does not need an additional driver/software/app, simply plug it in to enjoy fast Internet speed anytime, anywhere. The durable design is easy to carry and store, so when you are in a place without Wi-Fi, you can still use the high-speed network, which is very convenient!
  • ⚡ WIDE COMPATIBILITY: This Ethernet adapter makes an ideal traveling companion for your business trips or vacations. Our ethernet network adapter is compatible with iPhone 13/12/12 mini / 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max /11 / 11 Pro / X / XS / XS Max / XR / 8/8 Plus / 7/7 Plus And iPad Air / Mini / Pro are applicable to iOS 10-iOS 14.
SaleBestseller No. 5

TP-Link USB C To Ethernet Adapter(UE300C), RJ45 To USB C Type-C Gigabit Ethernet LAN Network Adapter, Compatible With Apple MacBook Pro 2017-2020, MacBook Air, Surface, Dell XPS And More, White

  • USB C to Ethernet Adapter: Enables you to turn your laptop/tablet’s UCB C port into an RJ45 Ethernet Port. Switch from an unstable wireless connection to a stable high-speed Ethernet connection.
  • Gigabit Speeds: Experience full Gigabit Ethernet performance over your laptop’s USB-C 3.0 port and elevate your browsing experience to transfer files, play games, video chat, and stream HD videos seamlessly.(To reach 1Gbps, please use CAT6 or up Ethernet cables.)
  • Ultra-Compact and Foldable Design: Foldable and Portable design ideally suits your Ultrabook
  • Plug & Play: This Ethernet cable adapter has driver-free installation for Windows 10, Mac OS (10.9 and later), Chrome OS, and Linux OS.
  • Compatible with Most USB-C Devices: Supports Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7, Chrome OS, MacOS, Linux (Ubuntu) for PCs, Macs, tablets, and more.
SaleBestseller No. 6

(Upgraded) Zettaguard USB 3.0 and 2.0 to Ethernet 10/100/1000 Fast LAN Wired Network USB Ethernet Adapter for MacBook, Chromebook, Windows 10 and compatible with Nintendo Switch.

  • Add a fast wired network interface. Supports Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android (ASUS TF200, TF300, TF700)
  • ASIX AX88772 chipset. RJ-45 network port for any 10/100 Mbps network. Link and Activity LEDs. USB powered.
  • Full 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet performance over USB 2.0's 480 Mbps bus--faster than most wireless connections
  • Windows 10, 8.1/8 and Surface Pro have built-in support. Windows 7, Vista, XP supported by Windows Update, disk, and download
  • Note for Windows 10 users: Windows 10 includes the device driver for this Ethernet adapter, and no need to install any driver.
Bestseller No. 7

UGREEN USB Ethernet Adapter USB 3.0 to 10 100 1000 Mbps Gigabit LAN Network Adapter Mini RJ45 Internet Adapter Compatible with Nintendo Switch Laptop PC MacBook Surface XPS Raspberry Pi 4b, and More

  • More Stable Wired Network: UGREEN USB to Ethernet Adapter can be very effective to extend a network port for your devices. It can provide a faster and more stable network than Wi-Fi, so you no longer have to endure the loading and delays.
  • 1000Mbps Hyper Speed: UGREEN Gigabit USB 3.0 to Network Adapter can up to 1000Mbps data transfer speed with USB 3.0 port. It can give a full play to the performance of your network and ensure stable network speed for you to online gaming, surf the Internet, online HD video streaming, upload, download, and more. It's also backward compatible with USB 2.0.
  • Wide Compatibility: UGREEN USB Ethernet Adapter is compatible with Nintendo Switch, Desktop PCs, Laptops, TV boxes, and other USB A devices. It's driver-free on Windows 11/10/8.1/8, Mac OS, Switch, and Chrome OS. It requires installing the driver on Windows XP/7/Vista and Linux, which you can easily install with our instructions.
  • Stylish and Durable Design: This UGREEN Gigabit USB 3.0 to RJ45 Adapter adopt a new aluminum shell design, which is not only beautiful and stylish but also anti-fingerprint and anti-corrosion. And the durable braided cable design also greatly improves the using life of the product.
  • Compact and Portable: This UGREEN USB A to RJ45 Ethernet Adapter has a brand new small-size design. You can easily take it anywhere with your briefcase or pocket, very suitable for the business person.
Bestseller No. 8

TECKNET USB to Ethernet Adapter, Aluminum 3 Port USB 3.0 Hub with RJ45 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Converter LAN Wired USB Network Adapter, USB to Ethernet for Laptop and Tablets

  • 【Three Extra USB 3.0 Ports】This Ethernet adapter offers extra 3pcs USB 3.0 ports to your ultrabooks, notebooks and tablets featuring USB interfaces and enjoy data transfer rates of up to 5Gbps which 10 times faster than the original USB 2.0 port, also backwards compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 devices.
  • 【USB 3.0 to Ethernet Adapter】The USB Ethernet adapter with USB 3.0 to RJ45 gigabit Ethernet port can up to 1000Mbps stable connection speeds. Gigabit Ethernet port provides fast network speed for you to online gaming, surf the Internet, online HD video streaming, upload, and download, backward compatible with 100Mbps/10Mbps networks.
  • 【Power LED & Network Indicator 】USB Ethernet Adapter is designed with blue LED power light and network detection indicator. You can clearly see the working status of the network card by diagnostic indicator (yellow light steady: power, green light blinks: Data Transfer) and blue LED power is indicating that the hub is working properly.
  • 【Plug to Play & Safe】No need to install any drivers, provides access to fast network speeds 1000Mbps, just plug and play, and makes it possible for computers without an Ethernet port to connect to network. Built-in surge protection keeps your devices and data safe, avoid your data interruption during transfer.
  • 【High Quality Material】The Ethernet to USB adapter adopt a high quality aluminum shell design, beautiful and durable, also greatly improves the using life. And our USB 3.0 ports feature high-grade aluminum shields, making the Ethernet hub more durable than other plastics product.
Bestseller No. 9

[MFi Certified] Giom RJ45 Ethernet LAN Wired Network Adapter,3 in 1 High Speed 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Adapter,USB 3 Camera Reader OTG Adapter,Apple Charge Port Compatible for iPhone/iPad/iPod Devices

  • 【FAST & STABLE NETWORK - WIRED ETHERNET ADAPTER】With Rj45 Port,You Can Have 10/100mbps Ethernet Lan Wired Network. Solve The Problem Of Wifi Instability,Which Provides Access To Super-Fast Internet Network Speeds,Allowing You To Watch Video And Play Games More Smoothly,Get Best Enjoyable Online Experience.
  • 【JUST PLUG AND PLAY - WIRED ETHERNET ADAPTER】The Giom Durable Small Lightning to Ethernet USB 3 Adapter small & Portable,easy to put in your bag/pocket,makes you can take it more conveniently.Don't need additional app or software,just plug and play games with fast internet network speed.
  • 【UNIQUE CAMERA ADAPTER -USB 3 CAMERA READER OTG ADAPTER】With The USB Camera Reader Port,You Can Transfer Data Transmission Like Your Files,And USB 3 Camera Connection Kits Support Super Fast Data Transfer Rate Of Up To 14mb/S~16mb/S And Standard Photo Formats,Including JPEG And RAW.A Great Choice For Copying Photos Or Videos From Your Digital Camera In A Short Period Of Time.
  • 【PREMIUM QUALITY - WIRED NETWORK ADAPTER】Anodized Aluminum Frame,Which Can Effectively Prevent Electromagnetic Interference.Made Of Durable Plastic,Premium Plastic Design Compliments IOS Accessories.The Adapter Is Designed For Ultimate Reliability And Durability.
  • 【SUPER COMPATIBILITY - WIRED NETWORK ADAPTER】Giom Newest RJ45 Ethernet LAN Wired Network Adapter And Usb Camera Adapter Can Connect More Usb Accessories Like Hubs,Camera,Guitar,Keyboards,Usb Flash Drives,Audio/Midi Interfaces,Digital Piano,Card Readers Of SD And Micro SD Etc.Compatible With Iphone 13 Mini/ 13/ 13 Pro/ 13 Pro Max/ 12 / 12 Mini / 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max /11 / 11 Pro / X / Xs / Xs Max / Xr / 8 / 8 Plus / 7 / 7 Plus And Ipad Air / Mini / Pro,Support iOS 10 -14 Devices.
SaleBestseller No. 10

UGREEN Ethernet Adapter USB to 10 100 Mbps Network Adapter RJ45 Wired LAN Adapter for Laptop PC Compatible with Nintendo Switch Wii Wii U MacBook Chromebook Surface Windows macOS Linux Black

  • More Stable Wired Network: Compared to a WIFI connection, the UGREEN USB to Ethernet Adapter can provide a faster, more reliable wired network. Let you no longer suffer from loss or loading when playing games, watching HD videos, online meetings, or online classes. It's also good for avoiding Wi-Fi interference and privacy issues.
  • Compatible with Nintendo Switch: This USB Ethernet Adapter is perfectly compatible with Nintendo Switch, Switch Oled, Wii, and Wii U. No more suffering from slow download speeds and high network latency, enjoy smooth online gaming with friends.
  • 100Mbps Fast Speed: UGREEN USB to Network Adapter can up to 100Mbps data transfer speed. It can give a full play to the performance of your network and ensure stable network speed for online gaming, meeting, class, surfing the Internet, online HD video streaming, upload, download, and more.
  • Wide Compatibility: UGREEN USB Ethernet Adapter is compatible with Nintendo Switch, Wii, Wii U, Desktop PCs, Laptops, TV boxes, and other USB A devices. It's driver-free on Windows 11/10/8.1/8, macOS, and Chrome OS. It requires installing the driver on Windows XP/7/Vista and Linux, which you can easily install with our instructions.
  • Compact and Portable: This UGREEN USB to Ethernet Adapter has a brand new small-size design. You can easily take it anywhere with your briefcase or pocket, very suitable for the business person.
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