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Old 05-03-2008, 10:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello Everyone. Just had a quick question. I have a Ethernet PCI 10/100 LAN Adapter Network Interface Card in my computer right now and I see they have the 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit PCI Ethernet PCI LAN Cards for sale. Would my internet be faster if I got that 1000Mbps card or not? My computer and another computer are both connected through our Linksys Wireless WRT54G but both computers are wired in. Would this be a good investment to bump it up or would me internet still be the same speed as it is now?

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i'm not 100% on this, so someone please correct me if i'm wrong.

but i do believe it will only matter if you're internet speeds are above 1000mbps, otherwise it won't make a difference.
so it depends on what your internet speeds are. not liek your download speeds, but yoru actual connection.

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Yep, Peter's right. Currently ethernet technology is capable of supporting much faster connections than are around. Even a 100Mbs Lan card won't slow down your average broadband connection.
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Internet speed will remain the same.
Ethernet speed will also remain the same.
Network transfer speed will remain the same.

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