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I have 5 display Watchout 5,5 computers on a gigabit network, all running windows 7 64 bit, and tweaked from the guide here at the forum.

The switch is a Netgear Prosafe JGS516, and the computers have Cat 7+ cables for connection. (overkill I know)

When I upload files, I only get transfer rates on about 25-30MB per second. That is far from the 125MB the Gigabit network should provide.

What is your experience from your systems? Is 30MB what we can expect? 

I have tried several other switches without any luck. So my next move is to try teaming 2 network adaptors and hopefully get twice the speed.

 

 

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25-30mb per second for 1 computer?

how do you find out this number?

 

when you online, watchout will upload required files to all display PC at the same time.

may be this is the reason share the "bandwidth"?

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The transfer rate is measured between 2 computers. With only those 2 computers on the network.

It is both measured with software and the old fashion stopwatch timing. Same result.

If it was 25-30MB for each computer when all 5 is connected, it would make sense, but it's not.

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I think you should get more than that, in terms of speed.

Try without Cat7 cables, and maybe just a short, straight Cat5e or Cat6 cable between Production and Display, to rule out switch issues.

 

/jonas

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I use 6GB SSD disc's. Just tried with a straigt Cat6 cable with same result.

I tried several tweaks from different forums without any luck.

I will look into that article Morgan shared and, see if I get any good suggestions.

Otherwise I will try teaming 2 netcards, to hopefullyt achive the double speed.

 

/Lars

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