"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.
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