UPDATE-2014 driver now available! (Driver number will be different than what is in this article!
If you have the Realteck PCIe GBE Family Controller adapter and are experiencing performance issues on your network, download the latest driver. The driver (Version 7.65) is far superior to other Realteck PCIe GBE Family Controller drivers. The driver is shown as 7.065 on the website.
Our performance issue involved ApplicationXtender an archive system that uses Microsoft SQL to scan documents. This type of application is dependent on a reliable network and speed.
Average open time – 2 mins 30 secs (if the end user did not click the application, causing a hang)
Query time – 45 secs to – query box
Query process time- 1 min 10 secs – display document
Average open time – 1-2 secs
Query time – 1-2 secs to – query box
Query process time- 1-2 secs – display document
Navigate to http://www.realtek.com/downloads/ to obtain the latest driver.
Click on Communications Network ICs – Network Interface Controllers -
10/100/100M Gigabit Ethernet – PCI Express – Software (Select your OS – we are updating the Windows drivers)
The US sites at the time of this writing produced a popup window that began the navigation over on Realtek’s site. The UK site produced the download.
The driver will be Driver_Win7_7065_11212012.zip.
You will notice that the 7.065 driver is really the 7.65 driver once it is installed (at the time of this writing).
Go to the Advanced Tab and disable everything but Flow Control.
Remember when working with network card drivers, you will lose connectivity during the installation of drivers.