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Router cuts speed in half?

Discussion in 'Networking' started by X_Gamer7, Dec 21, 2003.

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  1. X_Gamer7

    X_Gamer7 Thread Starter

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    I just signed up for Comcast cable internet. I am going to be splitting the cable up for two computers by a router. The computers aren't going to be networked, just both are going to have cable running to them. Will this cut the speed in half because of the two computers, or will it still be the same speed as if I were to only have it hooked up to one?
     
  2. Spiritwalker

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    same speed.. unless you are using the other.. for Internet access at the time you are playing..if you are playing a game.. and another user gets on the computer and starts to DL "whatever"/check email/stuff.. then you will see a difference in your connection on the server you are on.

    Unless you have a mega nice Cisco or something along those lines.. to do load balancing..
     
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