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I think I still have a wired router here at home. It still worked just fine
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Cat 6 is the fastest from what I have read.
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Originally Posted by pablo420
Cat 6 is the fastest from what I have read.
CAT6 is faster only if placed in a gigabit network otherwise it preforms the same as CAT5e in a 10/100MBs network. Plus it is a little more expensive compaired to CAT5e right now. So unless you plan on going gigabit sometime soon it is best to save the coin and go CAT5e.

We are currently changing the school district I work for over to gigabit and gigaman and I will tell you the sites that are up are blazing fast. We have 80 sites to upgrade and only about 15 are done. Thank the lord I am not pulling the cable!

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