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1 GBPS only working at 1% max

by djtohkee / March 21, 2007 7:17 PM PDT

Hello before I state my problem, i'll list my computer specs

Computer 1
MB: GIGABYTE GA-K8NXP-SLI
CPU: AMD FX-55
RAM: 2 gigs
This computer has two lan ports on the MB, 1 is 10/100 mbps and other at 10/100/1000 mbps.

Computer 2
MB: ASUS A8V-VM
CPU: AMD 64 3000+
RAM: 1 gigs
This computer had one lan port on the MB rated 10/100 and has a addon pci lan port rated 10/100/1000/2000 (TRENDnet TEG-PCITXR)

Right now on each computer the non 1000 lan ports are being used to connect to a router for the internet. The other two 1000 lan ports are connected together with a crossover wire rated CAT6 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16812117854 all the ips and gateways are setup and everything works but the speed. if you look at status and task manager it says the connection is 1gbps but when i transfer it only clips at 100 mbps. so in the task manager is only 1%. How can i sove my problem?

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Hard drive
by djtohkee / March 21, 2007 7:31 PM PDT

I also forgot to mention


Computer 1
Western Digital Caviar 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s

Computer 2
Seagate Barracuda 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

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Here's my little informal test. . .
by Coryphaeus / March 21, 2007 9:50 PM PDT
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Just sharing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 22, 2007 12:41 AM PDT

Someone tried that here and what a mess to setup. It didn't work well until we changed to this setup.

internet->modem->router->1Gb Switched Hub->PCs.

And you can imagine all the whining "it should work..." over and over but we had the 1Gb Hub so it didn't take long to setup. There's a lesson here somewhere but I won't write more about it.

Bob

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