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GIGABYTE intros Smart Dual Net on new motherboards

Networking takes a turn for the better

| Motherboards News | Posted: Jun 2, 2009 6:39 am

Computex Taipei 2009: Today at GIGABYTE's suite in Taipei 101 we were given a look at the future of networking from GIGABYTE. Ever had a motherboard with Dual Networking and then have one die on you? Well, GIGABYTE has addressed this issue with Smart Dual Net.

 

GIGABYTE intoduces Smart Dual Net on latest motherboards

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How this system works is pretty simple; two Ethernet ports on the motherboard connect to two separate chips. If one chip dies a smart switch which you see pictured automatically swaps traffic over to the working Ethernet chip without having to do anything special.

 

GIGABYTE intoduces Smart Dual Net on latest motherboards

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This technology will also help users who use one ethernet cable and can't figure out which one to use; just plug and go.

 

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