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Ordering cable

Hello. I got Virgin Media a few months back and had no trouble using Wifi. 

It is problematic however in online fighting games such as the recently released Guilty Gear: Strive where wifi is looked down upon due to unstable connections.

The router is upstairs and i'm looking for a long cable from up stair to down stair (around 10 meter) for a direct connection. 

Could someone recommend the cheapest cable possible that will do the job please. 

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Just go on Amazon and type in "10M Ethernet Cable"

 

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Any cable will work? 

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I just checked with my friend and he said some of them will throttle the connection.

This will work fine, yes?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ethernet-Network-1000Mbit-Compatible-CAT-5e/dp/B087QPM92P/ref=sr_1_2?dchild...

 

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Possibly ok, but I would never buy flat cable. The cable is designed to have a certain number of twists within it to stop crosstalk between pairs. Don’t really see how they maintain the twist ratio in a flat cable.


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Get Cat5e as a minimum - older cables may limit speeds to 100mbps. Cat6/7 have better shielding from crosstalk and interference

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