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How to set packet size of Ethernet adapter

📅 2015-Jan-15 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ ethernet, jumbo frame, packet size ⬩ 📚 Archive

[caption id="attachment_5475" align="aligncenter" width="414"][Setting Jumbo Frame size of Ethernet adapter](https://codeyarns.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/20150115-jumbo.png) Setting Jumbo Frame size of Ethernet adapter[/caption]

You use the Ethernet adapter on your computer to connect to the workplace LAN, home router or GigE devices. A standard Ethernet frame has a maximum packet size of 1500 bytes. Some devices may need larger packet size to transmit more data quickly. If your Ethernet adapter can support it, you can increase the packet size it can receive and transmit.

To increase the packet size of your Ethernet adapter:

Tried with: Realtek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Adapter and Windows 7 Professional 64-bit