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solid build and quiet switch = happy chappy

Advantages: small compact size, metallic body, passive cooling=no noise
Disadvantages: gets a bit hot during summer

Well there isn't much to say about this switch. I've bought 4 of these and they are all working fine. This is basically the big brother of the FS108 switch. The FS108 is 100mb Full duplex switch (full duplex meaning it can send and receive data at the ...

waga 25.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of NETGEAR ProSafe Switch GS108 8 x 10/100/1000

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No time to queue.

Advantages: Well-Made, Fast as Hell.
Disadvantages: None.

There isn't much you can normally say about a Network Switch and what you can say is already spoken for. The GS108 has 8-ports which all Gigabit enable (1000Mb/s or 125MB/s) which all have embedded LEDS in. The right hand one lights up if the connectio ...

Stingwray 01.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of NETGEAR ProSafe Switch GS108 8 x 10/100/1000

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Great little switch for home, or small office

Advantages: small, plug and play, cheap
Disadvantages: not manageable but at this price, can't complain

I've known Netgear's stuff through work, and needed a little switch for home as I have currently have three PCs connected and sharing an internet connection. For those who are unaware of what a network switch does, it allows multiple computers to talk ...

Danneey 18.07.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Netgear Switch FS605 5 x 10/100

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It's Cheap, Easy and can handle 8 Males at a time

Advantages: Fast, Reliable switching, Wall mountable, Solid piece of kit
Disadvantages: None!

......Male RJ45 cables that is. Netgear have a good reputation when it comes to network products, and the long running production of FS108 switches is testament to that. I have used several 8-port switches and this is my favourite. Fast It supports ...

phucco 04.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of NETGEAR ProSafe Switch FS108 10/100 Desktop Switch 8 x 10/100

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Basic but good at what it does

Advantages: Cheap, Good build
Disadvantages: Lack of features

all too often in these days of heavy internet useage are things related to networking bumped-up in price due to their 'distributed-team' and 'data-flow facilitating' properties. so it's nice for a changed to see a good quality switch come in at a low pric ...

AndreBoyle 24.07.2000 · Read full review

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