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Old 11-24-2011, 12:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an on board 10/100 nForce network chipset. Will upgrading to a dedicated PCI-E x1 Intel Gigabit CT Pro increase my computer performance? For example, CPU offload, lower ping times, etc. How noticeable are these differences?
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You won't notice anything. CPU offload does not depend on you Ethernet port. Also, your ping is controlled by your ISP. (Or something, not sure)
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You won't notice anything. CPU offload does not depend on you Ethernet port.
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Also, your ping is controlled by your ISP. (Or something, not sure)
It's more to do with the length and type of connection between your computer and the ISP's servers (or wherever else you're connecting to).
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