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  Reply # 1891012 26-Oct-2017 20:50
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simon14:

 

Just checked Ethernet status on PC and it says 1.0gbps, so assume thats the speed to the modem?

 

 

Your PC can communicate with the modem/router at 1 gigabit per second through the cable :)




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  Reply # 1891538 27-Oct-2017 20:39
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Yabanize:

 

simon14:

 

Just checked Ethernet status on PC and it says 1.0gbps, so assume thats the speed to the modem?

 

 

Your PC can communicate with the modem/router at 1 gigabit per second through the cable :)

 

 

 

 

Awesome :) #futureproof

 

 

 

Wait, what about when they bring out 10gbps?


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  Reply # 1891566 27-Oct-2017 21:07
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depends on the cable and how good its been wired, cat6 will do 10gig over short distances


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LAN splitters cut your speed down to 100Mbps so not recommended. Cheap switch will be great but cheap ones generally more of a necessary evil. Recommended solution is to run another cable and do it properly, cant always do this but its the recommended solution. Another common solution is where one of the network devices (usually an IP phone) has a 2nd port that you can plug the PC into, so essentially you daisy-chain the connection through the phone.





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