Hub or Switch

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Bastiat

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I'm setting up a NAS (haven't decide which one or if I'll go with a home built using FreeNAS) I use a wireless N router which has only one ethernet port which is currently occupied by a powerline ethernet adapter (see here>http://www.plasternetworks.com/products/products-pln3.html). So I want to hook up the NAS to the router but maintain the ethernet adapter. My thought is to use either a hub or a switch (router, NAS and ethernet adapter attached to either the hub or the switch).

So now, finally, to the question. Which is going to be less of a hassle, easier to work with but work better in the scenario relayed above.....hub or switch?
 

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You want a switch. A hub is half duplex and one transmission at a time so it slows network traffic considerably.
 
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