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Hi I am about to build my first pc and will be going with one of the sandy bridge Gigabyte p67 motherboards (haven't decided yet). I just wanted to know would I see any slight increase in internet speed if I get a pci-e Ethernet card instead of using the onboard Ethernet? Sorry if this is a dumb question....
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nah, the onboard ones have 1Gbit, so you will not see any difference
    
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No difference what so ever.
Most mobos for the past few years have had onboard gigabit connections
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Ok thank you; I am guessing gigabit is the best or one of the top?
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Ok thank you; I am guessing gigabit is the best or one of the top?
gigabit is currently the best available to consumers and most home devices are still running 100 megabit
    
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yea most networks at home don't run at 1gbit, my FIOS is at 100mbit
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Integrated is fine.
Even 10/100 is overkill for any WAN connection.

If you aren't doing any large LAN transfers, you won't notice a difference between 100 mbps and gigabit.
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Ok thank you very much for your answers
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