Which of the following is the fastest switching method?

Which of the following is the fastest switching method?
elegalAsked:
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elegalAuthor Commented:
Out of the two which is the fastest?

Store and forward or  Fragment-free
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Rick_O_ShayCommented:
Fragment free is faster because it does not wait for the entire packet and confirm the checksum before sending it on while store and forward does.
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alewis9777Commented:
Follow this link if you would like to read more about the two.  If you are using a cisco switch you can also choose Cut-through switching method.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/tech/tk389/tk689/technologies_tech_note09186a00800a7af3.shtml

You will find what you are looking for around half way down the page.
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