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Anonymous
a b V Motherboard
June 15, 2004 3:11:02 AM

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Will PCI ethernet cards provide better performance for servers over built-
in motherboard ethernet ports?

Thanks.
Anonymous
a b V Motherboard
June 15, 2004 1:17:58 PM

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ND <nd@nd2.nd2.com.invalid> wrote:
>Will PCI ethernet cards provide better performance for servers over built-
>in motherboard ethernet ports?

Depends on the architecture and the chipset, and the flavor of PCI you
are considering.

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William Smith
ComputerSmiths Consulting, Inc. www.compusmiths.com
Anonymous
a b V Motherboard
June 15, 2004 6:51:22 PM

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In article <mlttc0tg486kslq2n77gh8lt4ek346dqrd@4ax.com>,
<William P.N. Smith> wrote:
:ND <nd@nd2.nd2.com.invalid> wrote:
:>Will PCI ethernet cards provide better performance for servers over built-
:>in motherboard ethernet ports?

:D epends on the architecture and the chipset, and the flavor of PCI you
:are considering.

Quite so. I suggest the OP examine the relatively recently gigabit ethernet
article on tomshardware.com (or was it tomsnetworking.com ?)
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