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Gigabit Network - Cable Requirements

By kimscomputing ·
Want to setup new gigabit network. I understand that I need gigabit cards and hub. Will cat5 cable work or do I need something more?

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by CptOmlly In reply to Gigabit Network - Cable R ...

1000baseT runs over CAT5 up to 100 meters.

See this article for more details: http://tinyurl.com/252rv

Hope this helps.

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by mshavrov In reply to Gigabit Network - Cable R ...

Correction: You need Cat5e, not Cat5. It's two different standards.

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