Re: Poor TCP/IP Performance on 95/NT

Walter Parker ( )
Wed, 13 May 1998 10:20:18 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)

I one had a throughput problem with my Windows NT box. If you enable
security on your advanced TCP/IP settings, it limits your TCP/IP
throughput greatly (80K with, 300-900K without).

-- Walter

On Wed, 13 May 1998, Dale E. Reed Jr. wrote:

> > Steve Coleman wrote:
> >
> > I can't get better than 80Kb/sec on any of our Win95 machines or NT machines,
> > using FTP via our T1. Our Linux machine easily gets 130-150Kb/sec. All
> > machines are using the same NIC's (905TX) and are connected to the same Hub.
> > I have read alot about MTU problems with SLIP and PPP with Win95 but can't
> > find any info on improving TCP/IP on Ethernet.
> I have gotten 400K plus from Microsoft's FTP site over a DS3. This is
> from an Intel 10/100 NIC (in 10mb mode) and a Xircom on my laptop. We've
> done plenty of stress tests on NICs using wstcp and although unix usually
> beats NT on compatable machines, the hardware has a GREAT deal to do with
> the actual speed.
> --
> Dale E. Reed Jr. (
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