Re: Best Nics.
On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 03:40:29 +0100
Pigeon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 06:25:37PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > On Thu, 2003-10-09 at 17:20, David Palmer. wrote:
> > > On Thu, 9 Oct 2003 08:19:17 -0400
> > > Johann Koenig <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Thursday October 9 at 11:29am
> > > > Edward Murrell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > If you need good 100mbps performance under load, you can't go wrong
> > > > > with Intel. The 3Com 3c905Bs I use in my workstations also seem to
> > > > > take anything I can throw at them (including trying to run Q3A
> > > > > X11/OpenGL over a network, just to see if I could ;).
> > > >
> > > > I picked up a 10 pack of 3Com 905B's on eBay for about $50 USD. I've
> > > > only used a couple so far, but they are my favorite. Work well, every
> > > > time.
> > > > --
> > > This sounds like the best option so far, unfortunately I'm working
> > > on a 1Ghz Athlon, not intel, and the planned migration is to dual
> > > Opterons when the 64bit smp project matures.
> > ??? What's wrong with the 3c905B? Why shouldn't it work with AMD
> > systems?
> Indeed. That family of NICs work fine on my Athlon.
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Just the way I read it, I think.
'you can't go wrong with intel', so I thought they wouldn't work off AMD.
Good to hear.
Thank you all.