Question from Nina K.: I have what’s probably a really basic question about networking.
I just bought a new router that has 1 Gb wired Ethernet ports on it. My kids and I have three desktop PCs that were all wired to an older (and much slower) router.
Do I need to buy new Ethernet cables and network adapters for the PCs in order to take advantage of the much faster speed supported by the new router?
Rick’s answer: Hi Nina. Congrats on the new router!
The answer to your question is maybe. It all depends on what all you do with the computers. [Read more…]