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Network Interface Cards Adapters 3Com NICs and adapters enhance your PC power with trusted network connections for desktops or servers in your home small business or enterprise Each comes with easy-to-use software and guides Welcome to the 3Com NIC Finder Simply answer a few questions and this powerful tool will recommend the right NIC for your needs Its our way of radically simplifying the way you find the right connection But first heres a little information to get you started All PCs require some type of network adapter or network interface card NICs to make the connection for network use When choosing a NIC also known as a network adapter for a PC you should consider The speed of your network-Ethernet 10 Mbps or Fast Ethernet 100 Mbps The type of cable connector you need-RJ-45 for twisted pair or BNC and AUI for coaxial cable The type of adapter slot in your PC or notebook-ISA PCI USB or PC Card Desktop Pc Notebook PC Personal Digital Assistant PDA Server BUS Type If you are setting up a network that uses twisted-pair cabling you will need a NIC with an RJ-45 connector This is an Ethernet or Fast Ethernet network USB adapters use a USB cable with an RJ-45 connector on one end to connect to the hub or switch ISA and PCI are both internal bus configurations However ISA is no longer manufactured Phoneline networks use telephone wiring and RJ-11 cabling The two most common types of NICs for PCs are PCI and ISA Look below for a brief description of each technology Then refer to your PCs user guide to find out which type is available on your PC ISA Industry Standard Architecture
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