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Will a network card really improve internet speed?

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#1 gorydragon


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Posted 12 December 2009 - 12:56 PM

Ive been thinking of buying a network card, and for those who have them, do they really improve transmission speed while playing games and surfing the internet?
If so, which one do you reccomend i buy?

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#2 dpunisher


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Posted 12 December 2009 - 03:46 PM

Unless you have an onboard NIC on an ancient motherboard, no. There are so called "gamer" NICS out there, and no test I have seen showed improvements you would notice.

EDIT: If they did work, I would likely have one.

Edited by dpunisher, 12 December 2009 - 03:46 PM.

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#3 samuria


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Posted 13 December 2009 - 07:08 PM

Any nic runs a 100megs most internet connections are 7 meg or less so there is no improvement unless you are using wireless a cable will be quicker than wireless

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Posted 13 December 2009 - 09:19 PM

save your money
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