Large frames help boost NT's performance

Large frames help boost NT's performance

Tests by Microsoft last week are claimed to show that Windows NT 4.0 server's performance can be boosted to nearly a full 1Gb per second by a large-frame Ethernet technology, breaking through current performance limits.

Microsoft officials said they achieved 920Mbps throughput on a server using the AceNIC 180, a Gigabit Ethernet network interface card from Alteon, which also supplied the proprietary jumbo-frame technology.

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