Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: ASIX Electronics Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 1.5 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 10/14/04
The role of a Network Interface Card or Controller is to provide the necessary communication layer between the host computer system and the network environment. This is commonly achieved by the presence of the Read Only Memory chip that is built into the hardware component. This chip which is supported by the device driver of the GU-1000T 10/100 Gigabit USB2.0 Network Adapter contains the unique Multiple Access Control address that distinguishes it from the rest of the hardware components in the entire network infrastructure. This Multiple Access Control addressing system is based on a 48-bit network hardware identifier algorithm. By supporting and implementing this addressing system the possibility of two hardware components having the same address will be eliminated. To make sure that the address of the hardware component is not copied it is burned directly into the Read Only Memory chip of the network adapter.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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By supporting the gigabit network technology the network adapter actually adheres to the specification of Ethernet technologies that are capable of transmitting data frames at the rate of a gigabit per second. The implementation of this network technology is based on researches made as early as the 1970s to improve the manner of transmitting data packets across network environments. The GU-1000T 10/100 Gigabit USB2.0 Network Adapter being hosted on the version 2.0 of the Universal Serial Bus interface port takes advantage of the overhauling of the input and output bus protocols of the communication port. This also results in a faster transmission speed compared to the older Universal Serial Bus interface protocol standard. This means that using gigabit network interface coupled with the Universal Serial Bus version 2.0 results in the reduction of potential bottlenecks for data transmissions. The actual data transfer speed would depend primarily on the capability of the network server and other related components of the overall network infrastructure. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and GU-1000T 10/100 Gigabit USB2.0 Network Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.