The Realtek RTL8101E is a Fast Ethernet (10/100Mbps) network controller chip commonly used in various computer systems, particularly in laptops and desktops. It is part of Realtek's family of network interface controllers (NICs) and is designed to provide wired network connectivity.
Key features and characteristics of the Realtek RTL8101E include:
Fast Ethernet: It supports 10/100Mbps Ethernet connections, making it suitable for basic networking needs.
Integrated NIC: The RTL8101E is often integrated into a computer's motherboard, offering a cost-effective and space-saving solution.
Compatibility: It is compatible with various operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and others.
Reliability: Realtek is a well-known manufacturer of networking components, and their NICs are generally reliable and widely used.