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gigabit Ethernet

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Hello All. I am implementing a gigabit network and have a question on MTU settings. First does gig network cards auto adjust their MTU from 1500 to 9000 when negotiating a speed of 1 Gbps and if so how does this work when sending data from a gig port to a 100 fa port? I assume the only way to see a larger bandwidth is to adjust the payload size of the ethernet frame or maybe the gig cards have faster processors that speed up the transfer. Anyways I am just trying to figure out if I should see a significant performance increase when connected vi gig ethernet or is the frame size still a limiting factor?
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