Subject: Re: GigE cards for x86
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From: Matt Thomas <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/08/2002 11:17:06
At 11:09 AM 5/8/2002, Paul Dokas wrote:

>I'm specing out an beefy PC with 66MHz, 64-bit PCI slots to be a GigE
>enabled firewall.  I've been trying to figure out which GigE NICs to
>buy and I'm kinda stuck.  So, I'm here asking for input.
>First of all, I need to get SX fiber NICs with SC connectors to plug
>into my existing network equipment and I really want to stick with
>66MHz, 64-bit or PCI-X cards.  At this point, I've narrowed my choices
>down to five cards:


I'd suggest buying this card (which is supported by the ti driver):

And then give me half of the savings. :)  It might be only 33mhz but
is definitely 64bit.

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