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 Question by Ralph rOSSI posted 15 Dec 2004
 cat5 cat6 cable
What is the difference between cat5e and cat6 cable?
 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 14 Mar 2005
Dear Ralph,
Category 5e cable is designed to handle 100Mhz and the highest ethernt currently is 1000BaseT.

Cat 6 was designed for a higher frequency nbut currently there are not any applications that utilize these higher frequencies

Joseph Golan, RCDD

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