The 6100 has notorious problems with its built-in ethernet, so a 100-baseT
card is the way to go.
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From: "Harry Mueller" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2000 12:22 PM
Subject: CPU speed vs. Network speed?


> Greetings,
>
> I just got off the telephone with a client who was asking me
> to upgrade their backup system. They are currently using retrospect
> 4.3 on a Mac IIsi via 10BT on a switched 10/100 ethernet (client 10,
> servers 100)to their DDS3 tape drive. It seems that the IIsi is dying
> rather quickly and they want to change the backup computer to an old
> 6100 they have lying around.
>
> The big question:
>
> What would give better performance, a G3 upgrade to the 6100 or a 100
> base T card. I can only do one since the 6100 only has one slot.
>
> Comments?
>
> Regards,
>    Harry
>
>
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