1. P

    Realtek Ethernet Network Adapter not detected on Gigabyte Aorus Elite AX V2 B550 motherboard

    Hi, I wanted to pick the brains of some HardOCP heads because I've seen some people here have a lot of experience in this stuff. I've got a Gigabyte Aorus Elite AX V2 v1.3 B550 motherboard. I was removing and seating a new GPU card and during the process I lost connectivity to the internet via...
  2. M

    Best Advanced Properties for Qualcomm Atheros AR8xxx PCIE Fast Ethernet Controller?

    I am perplexed by many of the Advanced Property settings for the on-board Qualcomm Atheros AR8162/8166/8168 PCIE Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.30) on my Toshiba Satellite laptop running 64-bit Windows 10 Version 21H2 (OS Build 19044.1288). What I'm looking for are the best settings to both...
  3. StryderxX

    Intel 1226-V 2.5GbE Ethernet Chipset Showing Connection Drop Issues (Chipset Used on most Raptor Lake Motherboards)

    TechPowerUp posted an article today regarding random disconnect issues with Intel's latest Ethernet chipset (1226-V) that most motherboard manufacturers are integrating on their Raptor Lake (Z700 series) boards. Here's a quote: I checked the Event Viewer on my PC using the Asus Rog Strix...
  4. Zarathustra[H]

    Clarification on SFP+ and SFP28 compatibility

    Hey everyone, The more I google on this, the more it muddies the waters. Some sources say SFP+ and SFP28 are compatible, others say they aren't, so I figured I'd seek clarification here from someone with actual experience with them. 1.) If I have a SFP+ port with an SFP+ 10GBase-SR...
  5. K

    Finding the right managed switch for NAS, 2 dual routers?

    I am looking for some guidance on finding a proper managed switch for my setup that has to change quickly in the next few days. I had an RT-AX88U which was set for Canada, I bought another 88U for 160MHz operation....and they are connected via single 1 Ethernet cable. The 88U connects to my NAS...
  6. A

    CAT6 for exterior application

    Would it be ok to use regular CAT6 UTP ( to run on the outside of the house under the eaves? Was going to run it behind the overhang so shouldn't see much sun or rain. This is for a camera install.
  7. R

    Why Ethernet LAN file transfer speed soooo sloooowwww? (Not internet, ... ipad to ext. HHD via router)

    Hi. Wonder if any can help, I’m not the most techie person. I just connected via Ethernet LAN cable and expected at least some improvements on file transfer. (Not speaking of internet speed, talking about copying from iPad to ext hard drive via router) what I’m using ... - iPac Pro 2018 (I...
  8. S

    Cheap(ish)10Gb Ethernet for home network

    Hi folks: What would you recommend for cost effective 10Gb ethernet switch and PC adaptors? Would be nice if there was a choice of 6 to 12 ports. Thanks
  9. C

    Transferring a disk image from one local computer to another

    I am a little short on storage space right now. So, I would like to take a ~50GB disk image from one computer and transfer it to another computer. Note that I am not using the disk image to create an operating system install, I am just transferring this data so that I have a backup. The...
  10. J

    Repairing my CAT

    Most of the time I just get a new one, but I have some running through walls and under floors that I need to cut and put new ends on. The tool that attaches new ends to the wire is fairly expensive and I'm not sure how hard it is to use. Dropping $40 or more on a tool that I would rarely use...
  11. Cerulean

    Recommendation for network cabling mounting/equipment for attic, i-beam, and cinder wall

    I 'splain and show my need here: Running a cable up into an attic from first floor server room. I want to run the cable along the i-beam and mount the Open-Mesh WAP to a cinder wall. Looking for recommendations to websites/vendors that cater to network cabling equipment, mountings, etcetera...
  12. O

    vmware esxi 5.5, 6.0 and 6.1 beta + iser ?!

    did anybody manage to have ** any ** esxi working with iser? we\re using all available esxi versions since 5.5 and mellanox cx2-3-4 adapters, linux iser target and... no luck so far ;(( linux-to-linux works fine with roce v1, v2 and native infiniband fyi any ideas?
  13. gawkgawk

    Small Business network setup wired router/switch help

    I'm new to small business network setup. I have my cable modem hooked up to the WAN port of the TP-Link Gigabit router and a cat5e cable hooked up to port 16 on the Netgear Switch. On the Netgear switch setup I set the DHCP mode to "Enable" as I figure the router will handle IP address...
  14. badcookies

    Physical device that reads ethernet speed within a network

    I got a question for the geniuses here at [H].. Is there a network speed reader kinda like a voltmeter would tell me things about electrical connections, a device for ethernet? I realize there are plenty of software solutions for this but is there a device out there that would read the speed of...
  15. J

    Does Fiber PCI cards really worth it if I have a FTTH connection?

    I recently acquired a FTTH connection (thanks Google) but is connected through a media converter, so my router is actually connected to an ethernet that receives internet from fiber. But i don't know if I should invest in a PCI cards or a Fiber router and buy a fiber patch cord. also which...
  16. FrgMstr

    Monoprice Free Standard US Shipping on Select Bulk Ethernet Cables

    Monoprice is running a free shipping special on 250 foot rolls of cat 5/6, and many of you know it is not cheap to ship.