I am building a backup server for my home LAN. I am using an old Dell PC that I loaded up with SATA drives and a copy of Windows Server 2003. The existing NIC isn't Gigabit, so I want to add a new card.
The issue is that I don't have PCI Express on the motherboard. I only have PCI. I bought the Netgear GA311 card yesterday because I read that you can use a Realtek driver to run it on Windows Server 2003. I got the card to work but it won't connect at Gigabit speeds, nor do Jumbo frames work. Its useless.
Does anyone know of a Gigabit Ethernet card that supports Windows Server 2003, and is also PCI (not PCIe)?