network interface card - Section 2: Network Interface Card...

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A. The network interface card is a device that allows computers to be joined together in a Local Area Network. Computers linked together within the network use a given protocol for transmitting packets of data between different machines. The network interface card acts as the contact for the machine to both send and receive data over the Local Area Network. When designing the LAN, all computers must have a network interface card in order to connect to the LAN. B. Another type of network interface card would be a wireless network interface card. This type of card is used to connect to a radio-based computer network. This would not work in the same network as ours because it not capable of connecting to a wire-based network. C. The NIC I used for this project was The NetXtreme 5708 Single Port Ethernet PCI- Express Network Interface Card from Dell D. Here is the picture. Also, the link is : http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course IST 220 taught by Professor Angsanaa.tech. during the Spring '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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