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What are T568A and T568B?
T568A and T568B are two wiring standards for connecting Cat5, Cat6 and other types of twisted pair cables to network connections. They differ in the placement of the wires within the cable, but both provide reliable network communication for Ethernet devices.
What Cable is Best for Your Home Network?
The best cable for your home network depends on how you plan to use it. If you are simply connecting computers to a modem or router for day-to-day activities, then Cat5e Ethernet patch cables are the best choice as they provide reliable speeds and are relatively affordable. However, for faster network speeds and increased stability, Cat6 or Cat7 patch cables may be better suited for your needs.
What is an Ethernet Cable?
An Ethernet cable is an electrical cable that is used to connect networking devices such as computers, switches, routers and network storage devices together in a local area network (LAN). The cable contains four pairs of wires that are used to transmit data between two devices. These cables can range in quality from simple unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cables at the low end, to higher-quality shielded cables for more secure networks.
What Are the Differences Between Cat5e, Cat6, Cat7 and Cat8 Ethernet Cables?
The main difference between each type of cable is the bandwidth and speed it can handle. Cat5e ethernet cables are capable of up to 1Gbps speeds and 250mhz bandwidth. Cat6 cables are capable of up to 10Gbps speeds and 500mhz bandwidth. Category 7 cables can reach up to 10Gbps speed, but at a much higher frequency of 600mhz. Finally, Cat8 cables are the newest standard for ethernet cables and support up to 40Gbps speeds and 2000mhz bandwidths.