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Hey, i'm looking to speed up my network. My server is a Dell C1100 so it has two intel gigabit nics built in.

Will I be able to do 2Gb/s by getting this card and putting it in my desktop?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Intel-Dell-X3959-PRO-1000-Dual-Port-Server-NIC-PCI-e-GB-Server-Network-Card-/300798732298?pt=US_Internal_Network_Cards&hash=item460900680a

My switch is a Trendnet TEG-S8G

My friend said I should be able to with it.
Edited by Sean Webster - 11/10/13 at 11:47am
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2Gb's to what? To keepp high speeds *everything* have to be high speed, the cables, the distances, the OS's
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That switch doesn't do LACP.
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Originally Posted by Ulquiorra View Post

2Gb's to what? To keepp high speeds *everything* have to be high speed, the cables, the distances, the OS's

Desktop <-2Gb/s -> Server

2 CAT 6 cables from each are fine. Distance is 50ft, what about OSes? That is useless info, I have server 2012 in the server and Windows 7 in the desktop. The switch and NICs are what matter...



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That switch doesn't do LACP.
Dang, any suggestions on a cheap one that does? I see dell's suggested often.
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