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By bstedne18
Dec 6, 2007
  1. What is the difference between 10/100 LAN ports and the Gigabit LAN ports?
    Does it make a difference when online gaming? What is the lesser of the two? Is it worth upgrading to the better? Or does it not make that much of a noticable difference?

    Thanks....
     
  2. Blind Dragon

    Blind Dragon TS Evangelist Posts: 3,908

    going to Gigabit will not increase your download speeds from the Internet. The speeds you get from the Internet are based on your connection speed to your Cable/DSL modem. 10/100 cards are MORE than adequate to handle most DSL/Cable speeds.

    if you have a home network that is running on a Gigabit switch/router/hub and have at least one other Gigabit computer sitting on your network, you will see VERY fast transfers of files between those two computers. Transfers of files between Gigabit computers and 10/100 computers will be the same as before. In other words you have to have at least two Gigabit devices on a Gigabit network to see Gigabit speeds between those two computers.
     
  3. bstedne18

    bstedne18 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 26

    thanks...that helps out a lot.
     
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