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I'm looking to buy a network card, but don't know what I should be looking for. 10/100/1000, interface slot, etc. I've got a windows 7 64-bit computer w/ an i5 2500k, radeon hd 7970, and 8gigs of ram. My internet is 70 down, 6 up. Thanks you!
post #2 of 6
What makes your onboard chipset bad?
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post #3 of 6
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I strongly believe that mine is faulty. It didn't always do this, but recently my internet will just cut out for a few seconds and then come back. It's not my isp, because my girlfriend who is connected right next to me doesn't d/c. I've also reinstalled my drivers, but not luck..
post #4 of 6
are you still under warranty? I would try that route first.
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post #5 of 6
The Intel PRO/1000 CT is what you want. The single port one is a great NIC and excellent value for money. You just need to make sure you have a free PCI-E slot on your motherboard.
post #6 of 6
^ Agreed. As far as networking goes, go Intel or go home.
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