"Nikolas Britton" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > What are the difference between the Intel PRO/1000 PT Server and > Desktop Adapters? > > Intel PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter: $130 ~ 150 > Intel PRO/1000 PT Desktop Adapter: $40 ~ 60 > > Both use the i82572EI chip and both appear to use the same PCB. Would > I be correct in assuming it's a marketing scam to get 2.5 times the > price for the same device?
Look at the specs; they use different controllers (from the same family, so they may well work in the same PCB, but distinct in capabilities). They also have different bus interfaces -- which could be a sustantial speed advantage for the server version under high load. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"