11-03-2011, 01:52 PM
| | Re: What's the mistery about 3com 3C905CX-TXM, PCI ethernet card?
On 31/10/2011 18:47, CliscoCliso wrote:
> HI all, still am in that soldering but this card jumped from some
> computer i got ...
> What's the mistery about this ethernet card...
> I have bunch of other cards, ok i admit i see the difference from the
> easthetic look as bot intel and 3 com cards(so as some other brand
> cards) look solid build and like they will trnasmit the data so
> Are there any specific differences beween this card which mostly sells
> above 20$ from other LAN PCI cards which prices for refurbished
> purchase are from 2$ - 5,6,7$ ???
> I can't dissolve the difference in specifications in that they're all
> PCI LAN ETHERNET cards 10/100mbps,
> are there some hidden things which is revealed when using that much
> priced cards, like better solid-proof data transmiting or something
> like " i just love them and adore them" ???
> what's the catch ?
They have drivers for just about any OS (often built-in to the OS), so
you can nearly always make them work without hassle.
That is not always the case for your $2 PCI NIC.
Other than that and the external WOL connector, they are nothing special.