Summary: We purchased one of these cards to put into our new server using Ubuntu Linux 64bit Server Edition operating system and have to say we are really impressed with it. We would normally use the Intel Quad Interface card, however at £360 it is extremely expensive for what it is, so we thought we'd try...
Excellent, should have bought this card in the first place!
31 October 2013
Summary: I bought this for my parents who had just had Virgin Media 150meg installed. A standard 100meg card does not allow the full speed of Virgin Media 150mb for obvious reasons. I initially bought a TP-Link TG-3468 which caused system instability and periodic freezes on skype every 5 seconds.
Summary: I installed this as a replacement for my failing onboard network adapter that consistently failed when asked to transfer large files to my NAS box using gigabit ethernet. Since installing I have had no issues with backups to the NAS box. Installation was a piece of cake.
Summary: This is a PCI Express x4 card, which also fits (somewhat loosely) into a x16 slot on the motherboard. Don't let this confuse you, as it did me; it works! Once installed, Windows recognised the card instantly and installed the drivers (there is a drivers disk supplied, but these weren't necessary -...