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Unmanaged Network Giga switch

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by FreedomEclipse, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. FreedomEclipse

    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    I got a chance to pick up an 8 port Gigaswitch for really really cheap.

    but a quick question before i do - If i was to put one of these in my network. would the transfer speeds be faster then a direct PC to PC connect?
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    No.

    Your network would run at the same gigabit speed, with just a tiny bit of latency added in. Not enough for you to notice without benchmarking tools.

    Where's this offer then? I'm interested myself.
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    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    Q is right, it will not be faster than a Gigabit direct connection between two computer.
  4. FreedomEclipse

    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    I might just get one anyway just so i can hook up and run a few more systems from my desk

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