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Old 04-14-2004, 02:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Whats the difference between a 10/100 network onboard and a 10/100 Network PCI card?
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There's absolutely no differance in performance or anything other than the fact of thier physical connectivity
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"Onboard" is just telling you that the network adapter is solderred to the motherboard and connot be easily removed. The PCI card is a network adapter that fits into one of your available PCI slot on your motherboard. This can be easily removed/replaced. Both devices will typically act the same.

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ahh okay that makes sense, thanks.
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