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  1. sphinx99 replied to the thread Golden oldie question - PCI gigabit Ethernet suggestions for XP.

    Wanted to follow up on this - the tip of a Pro/1000 MT was a good one. Microsoft's windows update service still pulls down drivers (amazing for something this old!) and got the card working, and I saw a roughly 3x increase in download speeds...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 11:44 PM
  2. sphinx99 replied to the thread Golden oldie question - PCI gigabit Ethernet suggestions for XP.

    Thanks GNR for the suggestions... I ordered a couple of cards to try. Ryan, noted. With GPU on an AGP bus I figured disk I/O may be my only significant contention and while it’s unlikely I’ll see GbE speeds, it was fairly easy to bottleneck a...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 3:29 AM