--On 6. december 2005 17:22 -0500 Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
> On 12/6/05, Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org> wrote:
>> Keep in mind that CPU is only part of the picture. Buss speed plays a
>> major roll here. Try and have your high demand cards in separate
>> bussmastering slots. Have a high speed buss, at the expense of a lower
>> speed chip.
> Yeah, but the two go hand in hand for the most part. A Celeron 433,
> or P3, has a much more capable bus than the old P166 he was using.
> And either/or is sufficient if all you need is 100 Mb wire speed.
> That's 200 Mbps through the PCI bus, or 25 MBps, of 133 MBps max PCI
> bus speed (about 18% of max, plenty of room to spare).
> If we were talking about 5+ 100 Mb NIC's, or gig NIC's, this would be
> a completely different story. At this scale, bus speed isn't much of
> a factor once you get into the P3 range.
Just one thing: I have checked my upload to the server in DMZ and hence I
can't get more than 7000 KBps, while download from the server in DMZ rocks
at 16000 KBps.
Server is a Duron 900 with 632 MB RAM and two 40 GB HDD, NIC is 3c905C, OS
is FreeBSD 5.4.
Any comment on that?