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Tom LiFebruary 16, 2017

NIC, or Network Interface Controller, describes a component in the computer which allows it to communicate over a network. Early examples of NICs were generally in a expansion card form, which has also led the term NIC to also mean Network Interface Card. However, newer NICs are now typically chips integrated into the motherboard.

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Tom Li
Tom has a strong passion for computer hardware and technology. In his downtime, he enjoys gaming, playing guitar, and photography.