Wifi card driver performance

I've been scouring the interwebs trying to find a solution to my problem of packet loss using the ALFA AWUS036ACM (MT7612U) usb wifi card. I have come across a few people with similar issues with this exact card. I've tried many different configurations in order to get it working with my rpi4, and at this point I've given up on the card.

I'm just putting feelers out there. Do any of you also experience this 1-2 minute packet loss while using the same card or driver, or perhaps better said do any of you have a working 2x2 5g 80mhz AC config using the mt7612u driver? Do any of you have wifi card recommendations for something that works more reliably?