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Quick NIC question!

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  • NIC
  • Connection
  • Ethernet Card
  • Systems
  • Internet
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June 4, 2014 2:52:41 AM

Might be a stupid question but I don't know:

Do I need a NIC to connect to the internet through an ethernet cable?

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June 4, 2014 4:15:58 AM

Not necessarily as your motherboard may already have an integrated ethernet port on it, most of them do nowadays.

If you've got a network cable lying around, look for a port on the back of your system-case that the network cable will fit into.
If it fits, that's an ethernet port.
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