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I have the ASUS-SLI A8N waiting for me at home (going to make the computer you see in the specs below on Thursday). Well I was just wondering, I believe I saw that that motherboard had a LAN connection, so I figured that was the ethernet connection used to connect to the internet through any DSL/Cable or T1 modem.

I just want to make sure that this assumption is correct, and if my assumption is wrong what's the best bang for the buck that you can get for an ethernet card?
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Pretty much all Newer Mobos come with integrated lan, that one included!!!

Nice lookin rig!!
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alright thanks, good so I should be able to hook right up to the internet

and thanks for the compliment on the rig, only downside is that I owe my dad quite a little now for over the summer lol
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Yup once you get Windows installed just put in the driver cd that comes with the mobo and your set!..Yeah i understand i'm in college i feel money crunch everyday!!I wish my parents' would have paid for my rig..


Lol but what's 100 bucks on water cooling anyway huh...and it looks way cooler!!!
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lmao i totally agree
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post #6 of 8
Yes you will be able to plug standard Ethernet cable ( RJ45 ) into the Intergrated Ethernet connection into the bakc of your motherboard. You will first need to install drivers for it off the motherboard driver cd before that lan connection can become active.
post #7 of 8
Also, when you install the drivers off the disk it will ask you if you want to install the nVidia nFroce Firewall. SAY NO! The nVidia firewall causes lots of problems!
post #8 of 8
I have this bored, when you get it make sure you upgrade the chipset drivers (nforce) www.nvidia.com other wise after a while the net will cut out.
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