What dictates 10Baset, Fast Ethernet etc.. Tags: Routers Ethernet Card NICs Networking Last response: February 16, 2010 1:09 AM in Networking Share dmurray9133 February 15, 2010 7:21:20 PM I understand the differences between 10baset, Fast Ethernet etc.. but what determines if your network (work) is at one or the other? Is it the routers, NICs and cabling?? thanks More about : dictates 10baset fast ethernet GhislainG February 15, 2010 11:46:07 PM It's the hub, switch or router to which the NIC is connected (assuming that the NIC is 10/100/1000 capable). m 0 l dmurray9133 February 16, 2010 12:05:45 AM Gotcha.. In a coproate enviornment whats the best way to tell if our equipment (hubs) are broadcasting 10/100/1Gps?? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer GhislainG February 16, 2010 1:09:31 AM You can check the connection speed on servers and workstations or check the color of the lights on the Ethernet port. I haven't seen 10 Mbps in a long time. Hubs are 10 or 100 only. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources What type of Ethernet cable (solid,stranded,etc) should I use? Forum What is difference between ethernet and fast ethernet Forum 50 What is the difference between Ethernet & Fast Ethernet Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !