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Am I able to update the Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller in my desktop PC to more than 100 Mbps?  I am paying for 250 Mbps from my cable company, and for the last 2 years they could not figure out why.  Today I discovered my network card caps out at 100 Mbps.  How can I update that?  Can I just download a driver for it?  I know just enough to be dangerous, so any help would be very much appreciated.

 

Jeanne

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@Jeanne5716 wrote:

...  How can I update that?  Can I just download a driver for it?  I know just enough to be dangerous, so any help would be very much appreciated.


@Jeanne5716 

 

Network adapter integrated to the motherboard I don't know your machine therefore I can say how easy to upgrade but you need soldering tool to do that (only if available/possible).

 

You need hardware, drivers won't help.

 

Options

 

  • Install a PCIe network card to your machine, you need to check does it have spare slot ?
  • Use USB - NIC adapter such as

                                https://www.amazon.com.au/Anker-Aluminum-Portable-Gigabit-Ethernet/dp/B00PC07T02

            

 They sell 1 to 7 or more USB ports.

            

Regards.

BH
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