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What networking hardware do i need?... (router, switch?)
Oct 21, 2010, 12:46 PM
right now i have :
1 mac pro (dual gb lans)
1 i7 hackintosh (single gb lan)
1 FreeNas server (2 dual gb lans)
1 apple airport extreme
2 macbooks over wireless N
I am adding:
(3) 8 core Xeon 5560 (dual gb lan) (osx or linux not sure yet)
I want to have a little Render farm. the FreeNas being the file server and the render nodes being the 3 Xeons, the Mac pro, and the i7. (5 computers, 36 cores)
what do i need to hook them all up? a 8-port switch?
does network pairing help a lot with bandwidth?
an specific hardware you guys would get to network this stuff up?
Thanks in advance!!
Dec 12, 2010
what networking hardware need router switch
Oct 21, 2010, 5:03 PM
yes get a 8 port 1Gb switch like a Netgear GS108
Oct 22, 2010, 2:21 AM
Thanks Emerald, i wil check out that switch.
what about network pairing though? is there much benefit? i have heard mixed things.
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Dec 12, 2010, 3:28 AM
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