[Chugalug] GigE NICs
dave at brockmans.com
Sun Feb 17 04:35:15 UTC 2013
On 2/16/2013 8:43 AM, John Aldrich wrote:
> Any preference on GigE NICs? I'll need at least one low-profile for my Opitplex
> 755. At least one will need to have drivers built into Fedora 17/18. :D I see
> NewEgg has Intel NICs, but those are $30+ / NIC. Are they that much better or
> are you just paying for the name? I know the TrendNet 10/100 NICs used to work
> pretty well when I was working in IT and management chose to use those.
Personally, if performance matters, I avoid anything RTL. Intel or
Broadcom are my primary choices for Workstation or Server NICs.
When you finish checking chipsets, etc, I ruled out all Netgear and
similar class junk devices.
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