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Scroll down to and double-click the “Network adapters” header in the Device Manager list. How Fast is Your Network? Navigate to the Broadcom support website link in Resources. Click the “OK” button, and then close Device Manager. In the s and s, Fast Ethernet adapters and routers capable of file transfers of MB per second were the standard. Jeff Grundy has been writing computer-related articles and tutorials since

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Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. In the s and s, Fast Ethernet adapters and routers capable of file transfers of MB per second were the standard.

How to Optimize Bandwidth on a Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit

However, modern network cards like the Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit adapter, which comes integrated on many high-end motherboards, are capable of gigabyte, or MB per second, transfer speeds.

Small Business – Chron. Remove the check marks next to the “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power” and “Allow this device to wake the computer” options. Navigate to the Broadcom support website link in Resources. Skip to main content.

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To obtain the best network performance from a Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit adapter, though, you netxtgeme have to optimize advanced settings for the card in Windows.

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Finally, you should disable the “Shutdown Wake-On-Lan” feature, as allowing Windows to manage power features yigabit the Ethernet card can slow performance. Since that time, Grundy has written many guides to using various applications that are published on numerous how-to and tutorial sites.

Follow the on-screen prompts to install the new driver, and reboot your computer when prompted. Restart the computer and connect to the router or switch as you normally would.

Warning If your router or switch does not support Gigabit Ethernet connections 1. Scroll down to and double-click the “Network adapters” header in the Device Manager list. Five Ways to Measure Network Speed.

Make the following changes in the Advanced Properties list: Optimizing Network Performance BetaNews: A router and high-speed Ethernet adapter enables your business to share a broadband Internet connection netxtremw multiple computers and share files and printers on the network.

How to Optimize Bandwidth on a Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit |

How Fast is Your Network? Accessed 28 December About the Author Jeff Grundy has been writing computer-related articles and tutorials since Download the latest driver for the NetXtreme adapter and save the file to your computer.

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The Receive Buffers and Transmit Buffers values set buffers sizes to maximum. Press “Windows-E” to open File Explorer. Jeff Grundy has been writing computer-related articles and tutorials since Open File Explorer, and then click “Computer.

Click the “OK” button, and then close Device Manager. The Flow Control setting allows the Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit adapter to use its hardware controller versus relying on Windows to manage data flow.

Enabling the Jumbo Frame allows the card to send and receive much larger blocks of data and reduces CPU usage.