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Old 10-04-08, 09:22 AM   #25
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Sorry to hijack, but does the Cat5 cables wiring needs changing if i want to switch from my 100 mbit switch to 1 Gbps one? thx
cat5 is not a good idea for gigabit. cat5e and up should be used
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Old 10-04-08, 10:51 AM   #26
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thx but how to know the difference between the two? is there any physical diff between them? i ask because i have a set of wires labeled as TIA/EIA-568-B.2-2001, i think it is the normal cat5 am i right?
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by that label, i'm not sure.

every network cable i seen, on the actual cable it will say what it is.
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Old 10-04-08, 01:59 PM   #28
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yeah you're right, it is Cat5 UTP.. The label has been worn out so it wasn’t clear, ttok some time to decipher it lol
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