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Best Ethernet cable

I am wanting to run an Ethernet cable from my hub direct to my PC, which is the best type of cable to use. TIA

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Re: Best Ethernet cable

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Any Ethernet cable that is marked Cat 5e or Cat 6 is more than enough going any higher Cat will not make any difference.

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any higher Cat will not make any difference.

If you're doing a long run of cable with the potential for interference (eg from parallel mains electricity, or passing near fluorescent lights, motors or similar) you would be better of using shielded ethernet, that's Cat 6a or Cat 7.  For the lengths being used in a residential property the extra cost is negligible.

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Totally unnecessary to use Cat7 cable. Some of my house is still wired with good quality AT&T Cat5 cable and it easily achieves 1G even on long runs with no interference. Just make sure you buy good quality cables.


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Google is your friend ! 🙂

https://www.techadvisor.co.uk/test-centre/network-wifi/best-ethernet-cables-3671060/

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I prefer to use specialists like https://www.network-cabling.co.uk/store

 


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