Until recently, there were only two types of network switches, un-managed and managed. Today, there is a new class, called Smart Switches. A blend of the two previous extremes, they`re targeted to both corporate users and what the industry politely calls ProSumers. Switches aren`t reviewed by the press that often, but they are a necessary part of many home and SMB networks, so we need to look at what`s available now and then. NETGEAR is a major player in the networking market, and today Benchmark Reviews looks at the GS110T, one of the less expensive offerings in their ProSafe SmartSwitch line. It`s got enough GbE ports to future-proof most home installations, plus two fiber optic interfaces..."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips