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HOT Tp Link 8 port gigabit switch metal case lowest price ever 22.99

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[Amazon.ca] HOT Tp Link 8 port gigabit switch metal case lowest price ever 22.99

TP-Link 8 Port Gigabit Ethernet Network Switch | Ethernet Splitter | Sturdy Metal w/ Shielded Ports | Plug-and-Play | Traffic Optimization | Unmanaged | Lifetime Warranty (TL-SG108) https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00A121WN6


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Seems like a good price for one with metal housing.
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I am currently using an old router to extend an ethernet line. Will this have significance improvements? Device at the end is a gaming console.
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why would someone pick this one over the good looking plastic one ?
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I bought the same one op had shared about 6 months ago. I use it everyday and I’ve had zero issues with it. Great product.
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Lifetime warranty and QoS feature on the metal one vs only 2-year warranty on the plastic one.
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JoJoCan wrote: why would someone pick this one over the good looking plastic one ?
Why would someone care what a switch looks like? Stuff it in your server closet or basement and forget about it.

To your point, though, the metal one will have better heat dissipation, and will be more robust, if you happen to drop or step on your switches lol
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joshmxpx wrote: Why would someone care what a switch looks like? Stuff it in your server closet or basement and forget about it.

To your point, though, the metal one will have better heat dissipation, and will be more robust, if you happen to drop or step on your switches lol
choice is more dictated for use. plastic case has power and ports in back only better for media centers or desktop. the metal has ports in front up with power in back generally in warmer pc server environment .
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Great price on the 5 port POE switch too (third party seller though).
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B076HZFY3F

edit: Was $30 from Walnut Grove computers... possibly a price error, long gone now.
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Strider wrote: Great price on the 5 port POE switch too (third party seller though).
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B076HZFY3F
Darn, wish it was Amazon
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er34er34 wrote: TP-Link 8 Port Gigabit Ethernet Network Switch | Ethernet Splitter | Sturdy Metal w/ Shielded Ports | Plug-and-Play | Traffic Optimization | Unmanaged | Lifetime Warranty (TL-SG108) https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00A121WN6


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joshmxpx wrote: To your point, though, the metal one will have better heat dissipation, and will be more robust, if you happen to drop or step on your switches lol
Is heat dissipation really a concern for these low power green switches? I checked two switches, one plastic, one metal. I can't feel any noticeable heat, but then I'm not maximizing the transfers.
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$2 then when I ordered from Amazon, and its still not here yet. Its on its way however, so cant cancel. Should handle my needs for years to come
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wilfon wrote: Lifetime warranty and QoS feature on the metal one vs only 2-year warranty on the plastic one.
Metal one has better components, that's why it has lifetime warranty.
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Great price for 8 port.

Lowest the 8-port Netgear has been was $21.99.

On Amazon, it's usually those two that are the two main options.
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Thanks OP! Got one for my upcoming pfsense router!
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Thanks OP,

Bought one to replace a 5 port switch that wasn't cutting it anymore.
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alpovs wrote: It shows "Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca" for me and $59.99. Am I missing something?
Yup. It looks like no longer available from that vendor at that price.
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dollar1 wrote: Yup. It looks like no longer available from that vendor at that price.
What was the price? Nobody cared to mention.

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