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[Princess Auto] 15ft Cat5E Ethernet Patch Cable - in store only YMMV - 0.81$

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[Princess Auto] 15ft Cat5E Ethernet Patch Cable - in store only YMMV - 0.81$

brand: Metra
24AWG UTP
tested to TIA 568B

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I've lost track, where does Cat5E stack up? Aren't we at 7 or something? I need a new Ethernet cable for my new computer...
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PirateAngel3000 wrote: I've lost track, where does Cat5E stack up? Aren't we at 7 or something? I need a new Ethernet cable for my new computer...

yes, cat7 is the most current, but
car5e is good enough for gigabyte communications,


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Lol before a week i bought from amazon 14ft cat6 for 10$
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PirateAngel3000 wrote: I've lost track, where does Cat5E stack up? Aren't we at 7 or something? I need a new Ethernet cable for my new computer...
Think twice, no 3 times, before you use cat7 at home.
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althegreat wrote: yes, cat7 is the most current, but
car5e is good enough for gigabyte communications,
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shielded cable like most cat7 must be grounded. Most home equipment (switch, router) don't ground the 8p8c connector. So you will either end up with an antenna along your run or a low pass filter blocking high frequency.
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althegreat wrote:

yes, cat7 is the most current, but
car5e is good enough for gigabyte communications,

Thanks!

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bogolisk wrote:
Think twice, no 3 times, before you use cat7 at home.
Oh I see your explainer on the other comment! Okay that's interesting

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