Category Archives: Networking

VMXNET3 vs E1000E and E1000 – part 2

Network performance with VMware paravirtualized VMXNET3 compared to the emulated E1000E and E1000. In the first article the general difference between the adapter types was explained. In this article we will test the network throughput in the two most common Windows operating systems today: Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2012 R2, and see the performance… Read More »