Robert Huff roberthuff at
Mon May 4 20:31:19 UTC 2009

Jean-Paul Natola writes:

>  I don't think dell has their own brand of NIC's in my experience
>  intel has always great quality and support (drivers) for their
>  nic cards

	Conversely, cards based on RealTek chips have a reputation of
being both inexpensive /and/ cheap.  (This may or may not be true of
the wireless cards.)
	The drivers for the Intel cards are written by Intel; I've got
a dual-port Pro/1000 GT, and the thing is a _rock_.

				Robert Huff

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