INTEGRATED BROADCOM NETXTREME GIGABIT ETHERNET NIC DRIVER DOWNLOAD

Make the following changes in the Advanced Properties list: Small Business – Chron. To obtain the best network performance from a Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit adapter, though, you may have to optimize advanced settings for the card in Windows. A router and high-speed Ethernet adapter enables your business to share a broadband Internet connection between multiple computers and share files and printers on the network. Follow the on-screen prompts to install the new driver, and reboot your computer when prompted. Scroll down to and double-click the “Network adapters” header in the Device Manager list. Enabling the Jumbo Frame allows the card to send and receive much larger blocks of data and reduces CPU usage.

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Download the latest driver for the NetXtreme adapter and save the file to your computer. Follow the on-screen prompts to install the new driver, and reboot your computer when prompted.

Make the following changes in the Advanced Properties list: In the s and s, Fast Ethernet adapters and routers capable of file transfers of MB per second were the standard. Finally, you should disable the “Shutdown Wake-On-Lan” feature, as allowing Windows to manage power features for the Ethernet card can slow performance. Navigate to the Broadcom support website link in Resources.

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Skip to main content. Accessed 28 December The Flow Control broafcom allows the Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit adapter to use its hardware controller versus relying on Windows to manage data flow. Netstress — Network Benchmarking Tool.

Jeff Grundy has been writing computer-related articles and tutorials since About the Author Jeff Grundy has been writing computer-related articles and tutorials since However, modern network cards like the Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit adapter, which comes integrated on many high-end motherboards, are capable of integratted, or MB per second, transfer speeds.

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

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Open File Explorer, and then click “Computer. Warning If your router or switch does not support Gigabit Ethernet connections 1. Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. Scroll down to and double-click the “Network adapters” header in the Device Manager list. A router and high-speed Ethernet adapter enables your business to share a broadband Internet connection between multiple computers and share files and printers on the network.

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Press “Windows-E” to open File Explorer. Optimizing Network Performance BetaNews: Restart the computer and connect to the router or switch as you netxtrems would. To obtain the best network performance from a Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit adapter, though, you may have to optimize advanced settings for the card in Windows.

How to Optimize Bandwidth on a Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit

Since that time, Grundy has written many guides to using various applications that are published on numerous how-to and tutorial sites. 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.

The Receive Buffers and Transmit Buffers values set buffers sizes to maximum. Click the “OK” button, and then close Device Manager.