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As per topic, what is the best method to do to the hardware to improve bandwidth / uplink speed of server?

I have a production server that is used for regular file serving.

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However, the most I can pulled through the whole server is always between 1.5Mbps - 3Mbps, anyway to pull the speed up to around 10Mbps should there be availability of bandwidth for me to burst?

For any informations, the hard disk is SATA 2.

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