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So I received my ASUS P8P67 board a few days ago and have a Cisco Linksys E1000 which is connected to an RCA DHG 535. I was looking at getting this cable off of ebay which is pretty long enough and is less than 100 feet.

http://cgi.ebay.ca/15M-50-FT-RJ45-CA...item3cacc05f1c

Is that what I need? A wireless card would be a no go because of what I'm doing.
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Ethernet cables are pretty much the same...also check out amazon.com as well for good deals on cables
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Ethernet cables are pretty much the same...also check out amazon.com as well for good deals on cables
So is that the kind of cable I need? Like it has the right connectors and category?
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cat5-e over cat5, but yeah the connectors are all the same.
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cat5-e over cat5, but yeah the connectors are all the same.
It says RJ45 CAT5 CAT5E, which is it ahah?
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Cat 5-e is what you want. This place has the cheapest prices on cables I have seen btw:http://www.monoprice.com/products/su...02&cp_id=10208
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Cat 5-e is what you want. This place has the cheapest prices on cables I have seen btw:http://www.monoprice.com/products/su...02&cp_id=10208
$13.16 shipped for a 50FT Cat5e 350MHz UTP Ethernet Network Cable, but I feel like I could do better price wise.
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I get the cable in bulk ( free sometimes even ) and I bought the tool and a HUGE bag of connector ends on ebay.

I just cut to length and make my own cables.
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Cat5e cables at least. If you are going to route it though were a lot of EMI or RFI might be present then you should consider shielded cables.
    
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So if I get this I should be fine?

http://cgi.ebay.ca/Mew15M-50-FT-RJ45...ht_2011wt_1139
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