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Old 03-11-09, 10:04 AM   #13
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Okay thanks alot for the help, its finally running.

Only problem is that its picked up and installed my onboard network card as something else Its running fine, but its only picking it up as a 10/10 interface instead of a 100/1000. This means I have to settle for 100mbps.

Is there any real life speed difference between 100 and 1000? Im going to be transfering 69,000mb later on and would spend a little bit more time diagnosing if it will help with the time it will take.

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Old 03-12-09, 11:16 PM   #14
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Okay thanks alot for the help, its finally running.

Only problem is that its picked up and installed my onboard network card as something else Its running fine, but its only picking it up as a 10/10 interface instead of a 100/1000. This means I have to settle for 100mbps.

Is there any real life speed difference between 100 and 1000? Im going to be transfering 69,000mb later on and would spend a little bit more time diagnosing if it will help with the time it will take.

cheers
There's a significant difference between 100 mbps and 1000 mbps. 100 mbps maxes out at ~12 MB/s whereas I can get 50-60 MB/s on gigabit. It will definitely save you quite a while transferring 69GB.
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Old 03-15-09, 07:48 PM   #15
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There's a significant difference between 100 mbps and 1000 mbps. 100 mbps maxes out at ~12 MB/s whereas I can get 50-60 MB/s on gigabit. It will definitely save you quite a while transferring 69GB.
Well I couldn't get the bloody card to be detected as 1000 so bugger.


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