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Deciding on a new network card need help

havoc0083
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Ok so I have a Alienware system and I keep having issues with my on-board killer networking rj-45 interface so thinking about getting a new pci networking card. I have pci-express 3.0 anyone have any recommendations. I use the system for gamming and for bit-torrent. Any help would be much appreciated. 

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If you aren't looking for anything higher than gigabit then just grab a cheap card off Amazon. I use a cheap EDUP branded card, and it works just fine. 

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was thinking with going with a gigabit card any recommendations

 

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49 minutes ago, havoc0083 said:

was thinking with going with a gigabit card any recommendations

 

As already mentioned, there is no real difference between any budget card.  Chances are they will all be the same Realtek chip.  Or if you want slightly lower CPU overhead, get an Intel based one, but its unlikely to make any difference for gaming and torrents.

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3 hours ago, Alex Atkin UK said:

As already mentioned, there is no real difference between any budget card.  Chances are they will all be the same Realtek chip.  Or if you want slightly lower CPU overhead, get an Intel based one, but its unlikely to make any difference for gaming and torrents.

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Plus Intel drivers generally have the best driver support (meaning least amount of issues), though Realtek is not far behind, depending on the operating system.

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