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Can you define speed of cable ?

What Is The Difference Between Cat 5, Cat 5e, and Cat 6 Cable? Please define with speed and length.

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Hello,"Cat6 cables, also

Hello,

"Cat6 cables, also called Category 6 or Cat 6cables, provide lower crosstalk, a higher signal-to-noise ratio, and are suitable for 10GBASE-T (10-Gigabit Ethernet), while Cat5e cables support only up to 1000BASE-T (Gigabit Ethernet)."

http://www.diffen.com/difference/Cat5e_vs_Cat6

 

Category 

Type 

Spectral B/W

Length

LAN Applications

Notes

Cat3

UTP

16 MHz

100m

10Base-T, 4Mbps

Now mainly for telephone cables

Cat4

UTP

20 MHz

100m

16Mbps

Rarely seen

Cat5

UTP

100MHz

100m

100Base-Tx,ATM,CDDI

Common for current LANs

Cat5e

UTP

100MHz

100m

1000Base-T

Common for current LANs

Cat6

UTP

250MHz

100m

 

Emerging

Cat7

ScTP

600MHz

100m

 

 

 

http://discountcablesusa.com/ethernet-cables100.html

 

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