Solved Dual gigabit ethernet+lan'ing Tags: LAN Networking LAN Ethernet Card Last response: October 28, 2010 2:46 PM in Networking Share Lutfij January 5, 2010 7:56:22 AM hey there , i'l b getting a new rig wid dual gigabit Ethernet lan and i was thinking of networking with my old rig as well as my brother in laws (he lives a floor below me). i don't quite understand what sort of features the dual gigabit lan can do..that being sed - how can i network the other two pc's with mine and is it necessary to buy a router or a switch? the networking is only for File transfer and Lan Gaming, not internet usage. Any help is appreciated! Thanx More about : dual gigabit ethernet lan ing | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution GhislainG January 8, 2010 10:10:25 PM A switch is cheap and it makes it easy to network your PCs. Dual NICs is nice when running VMs, using the system as a server, etc. | Report abuse Lutfij October 28, 2010 2:46:55 PM Best answer selected by Lutfij. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Networking>Dual gigabit ethernet+lan'ing> Related ressources: ForumRouter with: Gigabit Ethernet , Simultaneous Dual -Band, 4+ ports, USB? ForumUsing Dual Gigabit Ethernet Mobo as a switch? ForumLGA775 + dual PCIe x16 slots + Intel Gigabit Ethernet LAN ForumNetbook with gigabit ethernet ForumWhat is the purpose of a gigabit ethernet switch? ForumNeed help with NIC not running at gigabit . Forum10/100/1000 vs Gigabit Ethernet ForumMultiple Gigabit ports on motherboards Forum10 fun things to do with dual gigabit ethernet ? ForumPCI Express 2.0 Gigabit Ethernet card ForumBus speeds to support gigabit ethernet ForumWhere can I get USB 3.0 gigabit ethernet adapters? [virtualization] ForumGigabit Ethernet Forum10MB intel ethernet card vs gigabit onboard ForumLGA775 + dual PCIe x16 slots + Intel Gigabit Ethernet LAN ForumGigabit ethernet runing only @100FD ForumMarvell Yukon Gigabit Ethernet Controller ForumRouter Setup ForumCompaq sg3330il ethernet controller ForumTips to getting 1 gigabit speed More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !