[ILUG] Upgradeing NICs' to Gb
patrick.oconnor at sysadmin.ie
Mon Oct 26 12:03:51 GMT 2009
2009/10/26 Frank Murphy (Frankly3D) <frankly3d at gmail.com>
> On 26/10/09 11:33, Paulo Jacob wrote:
> > Hi Frank,
> > You are right on the slowness due to the 10/100 nic. A Gb nic on F11
> > would help a lot.
> Forgot to mention the router\firewall:
> Not sure about your own NAS but often the home NAS boxes aren't very good
at reaching full network speeds. I have a Thecus N4100+ and copied over 30GB
to it last night over GigE and the avg speed was 30Mb/s peaking at 50Mb/s.
My 2c... don't worry about having kit from the same manufacturer, get a GigE
card instead but don't expect speed to be 10 times faster.
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