> This may be a dumb question, but what is the performance difference
> between a 16 bit Ethernet card and a 64 bit PCI network card? Isn't the
> of the network a limiting factor to begin with?
> Daniel Hamlin
well, assuming you could actually get a 64-bit PCI network card...all current
PCI cards and motherboards use 32-bit PCI. the main advantages would be
easier configuration and lower CPU overhead. the actual data transfer rates
over a 10Mb ethernet would not improve and significant amount.