So I'm trying to make a 1000 Mbps connection between two machines with gigabit ethernet ports. Problem is, even with cat 6 cable, my transfer rate is peaking at 12.8 MB/s (should peak at 128, yes?). It says in the connection status on both ends that the speed is 100 Mbps. Is there something I need to do to get the connection at 1000 Mbps?
Software/Hardware used: Both running Windows 7 Home Premium x64, 1st machine: Marvell Yukon 88E8040 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller, 2nd machine: Intel(R) 82566DC Gigabit Network Connection