Originally Posted by Roadhog
Yours must be broken... I have two Realtek RTL8168C(P)/8111C(P) on my motherboard and they work perfectly. I always have the lowest ping at LAN parties, or the same as the lowest.
Also, it uses 10-12% in what? Copying a huge file over gigabit? Dunno what to tell you there, mine doesn't break 3% cpu load when I do that.
It averages about 5% CPU usage, sometimes hitting 8-10%. I'd rather have my CPU free to do more important things.