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What difference between HP and Intel network adapter, both using an Intel controller?

For example, the network adapter HP NC360T PCI card uses the Intel 82571EB controller. So, what exactly is the difference between an Intel "fully" branded card, and a HP branded card having an Intel ...
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Does any USB controller card exist that fully offloads I/O from the host CPU?

In the hard drive controller card market - the higher-end (LSI, 3Ware) cards have their own on-board CPU and RAM, and take care of interacting with the hard drive, only notifying the system's CPU ...
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How do I know if a SATA HDD controller is compatible with my computer?

I recently acquired a NASA-surplus server to use as a NAS server for my household. It's the perfect computer for the job; it has two Xeon 2.4Ghz processors, 2Gb of ram, and 7 front-mounted hard drive ...