Forum discussion tagged with NIC.
  1. M

    Question Driver for 3com 3c905c-tx-m

    I found a 3com 3c905c-tx-m ethernet card for my pc afther the psu fried my onboard NIC. But I can't find a driver for Windows 7 64bit anywhere. I can find old downloads but those don't work! Where can I find a driver from?
  2. cbayl3

    Question Is my Motherboard at fault for terrible wired/wireless internet speeds?

    Recently acquired new system, however, the download speeds are 1/5 of what they normally should be. My other devices, my old system, and roommates devices all get around 200-300 Mbps download, (300Mbps ISP). However with a fresh install (and even reinstall) of Windows, and even a dual boot with...
  3. ethanhannay

    Question How can I fix moderate NAT type after installing new NIC?

    Hey all! I recently installed a 2.5 gig NIC, which is running the RTL8125B chipset. I updated the lan drivers to the latest from Realtek's website, and configured the network adapter settings for best speeds. However, when I launched COD, both Vanguard and Warzone have moderate NAT type. I port...
  4. L

    Question Internet stops working on PC after about 10 minutes, still shows connection is fine

    I am having an issue with my wired connection on my PC. I can boot up and do everything normally for about 10 minutes. After that nothing will load, no apps, no browser, no games, nothing. If i opened a stream while the internet was working that stream will continue to play like normal. The...
  5. Z

    Question Z390 Gaming SLI - GbE NIC Functionality Disabled?

    Hi there Wondering if someone could help me out here. I've had this board (Z390 Gaming SLI) for a few years now and today I noticed some slowness when downloading a large file. I did some speed tests and they reported my connection to be running at 94 Mbps. This is not usual - I have a 200...
  6. khymmi

    [SOLVED] Laptop ethernet MAC address missing

    Hello! Recently i updated my Asus N53SM Laptop Bios 205 to Unlocked 205. After doing so my ethernet started not to work. I posted around some forums and everybody was saying that it is a driver issue, which i highly doubt. I have reinstalled windows, updated all the drivers, checked all...
  7. JDCONN2714

    Question **HELP** - Troubleshoot newly installed PCIe GIGABIT Network Card (Doesn't have a valid IP Config)

    I recently installed a PCIe Network card. I have tried everything I could get my hands on or find via the WWW. The WIN NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTER continues to come up with "ETHERNET 2 Doesn't have a valid IP configuration". Just to be clear I need the "ETHERNET 2" to work. ETHERNET 2 goes wired...
  8. D

    Question Varies computer freezes

    Hi everyone, A very annoying issue started occurring to me in the latest week, computer was working fine before that. My PC freezes completely for a couple of seconds(5-10) every couple of hours (2-8 times a day). Doesn't seem to occur when I'm doing a specific activity - happened to me while...
  9. N

    [SOLVED] Intel i219v locked at 100Mbps in Bios

    So I have a 200mbps internet plan, but I'm only getting a max download speed of 100mbps on my PC. I'm using a wired connection. Here's all the details... 1) I have a MSI B150A motherboard and the manual says the LAN port is 10/100/1000Mbps (so we're good there) 2) The motherboard NIC is Intel...
  10. H

    [SOLVED] can old laptop upgrade WiFi Card to AX200 (WiFi 6), any dependency?

    Below is my laptop information: Brand: ASUS Transformer Book Flip TP500LN CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-4210U 1.70GHz RAM: M471B5173EB0-YK0 - Samsung 1x 4GB DDR3L-1600 NIC: Mediatek MT7630E 802.11bgn 1T1R As I know for AX201, it only support Intel 10th gen CPU, is that any dependency or something I...
  11. ashold7

    [SOLVED] Optiplex 760 recognizes PCI-Express card as SDVO

    Hello, I plugged a hp nc364t network card into the PCI-Express slot of my Optiplex 760. The NIC is fully working I tested it in another PC. However the Optiplex just recognizes the NIC as a SDVO card according to the BIOS. If I plug an Ethernet cable into a port of the NIC nothing happens... The...
  12. N

    Question Websites not Loading Properly On Any Browser

    Mobo: MSI MAG Tomahawk Z390 CPU: Intel Core i7-9700k GPU: EVGA Hybrid RTX 2080 Super RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR4 3200MHz Memory: XPG GAMMIX 2TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD PSU: ASUS ROG Strix 650W 80+ Gold Certified I just recently did a new PC build, with an MSI MAG Tomahawk Z390 Motherboard. Ever...
  13. J

    Question One PC has slow network speed

    Hello. I recently upgraded to a gigabit fiber plan. I am getting fast speedtest results (@750 Mbps up and down) on a wired laptop, directly to the modem and through my router. However, my desktop seems to top out around 500 up and 350 down. The desktop has 2 NIC cards and same results with...
  14. A

    Question 82579LM packet loss fix?

    hi, ive bought a DQ67EP with a 82579LM NIC, i didnt know that the NIC had packet loss problems and ever since ive started experiencing them ive tried finding a solution, im wondering if anyone knows a fix or new patches that might work to solve the packet loss problem :)
  15. Cactws

    [SOLVED] Internet stops working for everyone when I connect my to the router...

    There has been 4 days this is happening. Internet works fine on every other device when my computer is shut down or not connected to the router via cable. But the moment I connect it, the internet simply stops working, on the PC, on my cellphone and everyone else's in the house. What is going...
  16. P

    [SOLVED] Gbit Network Connection getting capped at 200-300 Mbit/s by Windows

    Around 2 weeks ago i upgraded from a 400mbit to a gbit connection. Everything worked fine. My PC: ASUS P6X58D-E (support gbit speeds) Intel Xeon x5675 @4.2GHz Network: FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable EdgeRouter X (setup as switch) Now the problem: My PC is getting capped at 200-300 Mbits. All the...
  17. gaming lexus

    [SOLVED] Install NIC in processor lane or PCH lane?

    Hi all I have a Dell T20 server and I have just bought another NIC that I'm going to install. Looking at the lane setup in the manual page 45, I don't know if there would be any detriment to installing the NIC in slot 4 which is connected to the PCH rather than in slot 1 which is connected to...
  18. A

    Question There's no ethernet connection on my PC even tho the cable is plugged in. Is my NIC dead?

    I haven't used my PC for a few months until I decided to set it up again a few days ago. I reset the BIOS my removing the CMOS battery and shorting cmos reset pins on my motherboard with a screwdriver. I was pretty sure everything was fine until I reinstalled windows 10 and noticed that there...
  19. Dcopymope

    [SOLVED] A question about Category 6 Ethernet cables

    I know Cat6 cables are capable of transferring data at 10 gbps , but since my modem only gives a maximum throughput of 1gbps and my network interface card is also a 1 gigabit Ethernet adapter, what is the use of a Cat 6 Ethernet cable beyond better protection against electromagnetic...
  20. B

    [SOLVED] Using High power NIC

    PCIe specs specifies that 75w is supported on x16 slot. Initially 25W is supported at bootup & later after configuring as high pwr device, 75W is supported. Whether from server MB side this needs to be configured as HIGH power device.??
  21. Lil’bertz

    Question M.2 NIC to M.2 slot?

    Do all motherboard s that have M.2 slot support M.2 MIC? im planningto purchase this motherboard soon i want to know if it will support it will it transmit bluetooth and wifi like it was in a laptop M.2 wifi slot?
  22. uzi314

    [SOLVED] Local Area Network via Switch for Sharing and LAN Gaming?

    Hi guys! I wanna know that how can I make Local Area Network via only switch instead of router because I don't want internet for sharing my files and folders and for LAN Gaming and please note that I will be using Gigabit switch thus I want full 1 Gbps speed on sharing but IDK about the whole...
  23. P

    Question GPU drawing power away from my NIC

    Hi guys, Recently I bought a new GPU of a friend of mine, its a GeForce GTX 1050ti made by gigabyte, and after I installed its drivers my network speeds dropped massively, previously I was getting about 15mb/s however now I get about 300kb/s. However I realised that when the GPU timed out the...
  24. S

    Question Internet download speed slows down over time in just one device

    I am at my wits end over this issue. I'm using windows 10 (updated to 1903) and I'm hardwired to my router. When I turn the computer on, I do get close to 1 gigabit of speed as intended for my download and 40 Mbps upload. As time goes on, the download speed starts degrading and in less than 24...
  25. D

    Question Got a New Network Card but now CPU is 100%

    Hey. So my family decided to get Gigabyte speed services and I reluctantly agreed to get a network card since it seems like the previous model could 'only handle' >100 mbps (they like 'uniformity' and i'm already a black sheep for using Windows still and not Macs). But upon using Adobe or...
  26. Tanyac

    Question ASUS XG-C100C 10g adapter slow to connect and regularly disconnects

    If you've used Windows with mapped drives you'll be familiar with the "Could not reconnect all network drives" error that has been around since Windows 7. There are no absolute fixes, but several workarounds. One such is to run a batch script at log on which reconnects the drives so you don't...
  27. rmiller1959

    Question Differing Internet Speeds for Wired Devices

    We just had a 300 mbps Internet service installed in our home, and my desktop routinely registers average speeds of 315 mbps. Needless to say, I'm very pleased. My wife and son, however, have their desktops connected to the same router via Cat 6A Ethernet cables, as I do, and their average...
  28. N

    [SOLVED] Ethernet keeps disconnecting only when playing games (after countless tries to fix it)

    Hello, I know there must be countless threads with the same title out on the internet but I ask you nicely to take a look at mine too, because I have tried so many things already(and read so many similar threads) that I don't know where the problem could lay. My internet connection...
  29. R

    Question Want to upgrade my video card on an older PC

    Looking into a newer video card for my aging computer. I'd like some advice whether or not its worth the effort. Intel Core i5 2500K @ 3.30GHz Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology RAM 8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 802MHz (11-11-11-28) Motherboard...
  30. N

    Question A computer restart is needed to complete your audio software installation. Do you want to restart now?

    Hello, I built a new system with Asus Strix X470 mobo and Ryzen 5 2600 processor. So far everything is great. However there seems to be an issue I get this message very often minutes after opening Windows: A computer restart is needed to complete your audio software installation. Do you want to...
  31. S

    I want more fps but dont know wether to up grade.

    So this is my build for my monitor i have an acer predator x34. im only gettting around 75 at the lowest and 109+ at the highest for rainbow six siege. im playing at 2560x1440. it seemed when i had the 980ti i was getting higher fps but my old gpu started...
  32. L

    I don't understand

    Can I get internet without having to bundling with the t.v. What I'm asking is can I get internet for my t.v. by itself.
  33. C

    Can my Motherboard run Nvidia GTX 1050 ti 4gb

    Hi, so I just bought this pc and I want to put a graphics card in it, And I was wondering if my motherboard can run a Nvidia GTX 1050 ti 4gb. I think my motherboard is just a intel desktop board. Thanks for your help, Tommy.
  34. C

    Acer RG270 Gaming Monitor Review: Color Accuracy at a Budget Price

    The Acer RG270 delivers solid gaming performance for a budget price. Acer RG270 Gaming Monitor Review: Color Accuracy at a Budget Price : Read more
  35. N

    Need Help With Desktop, Please!

    Hello, I have build an intel computer a few years ago and it has been working with out any issues. About a week ago i went to turn it on and it would turn on with most fan starting to spin for maybe two to three seconds and shuts off. After this the computer tries to turn on its own, with-out...
  36. E

    Add an NVME SSD to an ASRock Z75 Pro 3 on WIN10

    Tried the process on the post from 2016 for a new 960 EVO that I am trying to make my boot drive. The Asrock Z75 Pro23 management tool does not see the 960 EVO plugged in the PCIe 2.0 x16. Win 10 can see the drive in Disk Management but not on Win Explorer. Any ideas?
  37. S

    PSU became very loud

    Hello, i have an issue with 1000W Cooler Master "Silent Pro M" RS-A00-AMBA-J3 . Eventually it became very loud, even louder than video card. I've cleaned psu from dust and oiled cooler but it didn't help. Still loud as jet plane. Also i didn't saw any deformed capacitors. The psu was bought 30...
  38. P

    Should i buy a reflow gpu?

    Hello there , Today i surfaced the web to look for a new gpu cause my gt 710 can barelly game and i found a gtx 780 ti evga sc very cheap ,100$ for me it is a great deal cause in Romania i found them for about 150 200$ but there is 1 problem. The seller said it was reflowed ,i know what that...
  39. prolific

    Help: New "Gaming PC" Build (w/ GTX 1080 Ti 11gb GPU)

    I've been on my current laptop for far too long now (I have an HP Envy 14 from like, 2010 or 2011, or something). I should've upgraded years ago, but here we are. To say I'm overdue is an understatement at this point. I'll be jumping back into WoW with the new expansion release, so I'd like a...
  40. R

    How to Move OS to SSD from HDD without Backing Up

    Is there any way I can move my Windows 10 installation to my new SSD without copying everything else? I do not have a backup drive, nor do I have the money to buy an online backup service. If I do have to re-install windows, how do I delete the OS off of my HDD, and keep all of my large files on...