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Windows 7: How does a network connection run?

18 Sep 2013   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) Service Pack 1

Still end up with one question for the rest I must say very clear explanations.
I have a modem were my internet comes in from there it goes to my router now to crank up the speed to my nas,
I want to place a gigabit switch behind the router.
I have 3 computers that all go in the switch for a fast connection to the nas.
The hub will also be replaced( yes it's really a hub of 100mb).

Will my internet speed be slower as everything will go trough the switch?

For clearfication:
Current situation.
Modem->router100mb->2 pc's
Modem->router100mb->100mb hub->1 pc and 1 nas

Want to change to.
Modem ->router100mb->switch1gb->2 pc's
Modem->router100mb->switch1gb->switch1gb-> 1 pc and 1 nas

The second switch is needed because of bad placing...

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19 Sep 2013   #12

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

From my standpoint as long as your internet speed isn't greater than 25Mbps you should have ample bandwidth for all devices. Please understand that the speed between both switches will be limited so you won't always get a full 1Gbps to the NAS.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Sep 2013   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) Service Pack 1

Thx alot everyone for the explanations! All clear now.
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