I got a really big problem i'll try and explain it from the start.
I have 1 file server that is sharing a folder to 34 desktop pc's connected to a 100Mb LAN using a 3com unmanaged switch. In this folder there are MPEG2 video files which the clients watch on their desktop pc's by streaming it from the file server. Each file is about 200MB-400MB, alltogether i have 111GB in total that i have to share over the LAN. Now my problem is when there are 20 clients connected and are streaming a file each from the server it doesnt allow any more clients to connect, it says that the server is too busy. I wanted to know if i got a second netword card and bridged it with the current one in the server would that improve the performance?
My Home System Specs:
Intel Xeon Quad-Core E53201
1x 80mm akasa ultra quiet, 1x 120mm akasa,
Intel Workstation Board S5000XVNSAS
Crucial CT12872AF667 1G DDR2 667 x2
80GB Sata II 7200rpm 8MB cache, 320GB Sata II 16MB
Nvidia Quadro FX1400 128MB PCI Express x16
Internal 2 channel high definition audio
ADS Pyro 1394 Firewire,
Coolermaster Centurion 5 White
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2