Question by Asif Limbada126.96.36.199 posted 10 Jan 2007
| CAT6 compaitibility problem...i Guess??|
|I used CAT6 belden wires to connect my 2 switch netgear gs605, with my broadband, and it connect to my motherboard is intel dg965ryck, when i connect the cat6 it doesnt work, when i connect cat5 cables it works...is it a compaitability issue with by gigabit card or what??|
Answer by Joseph Golan posted 11 Jan 2007
No Category 6 cables and connectors are fully back wards compatible to Category 5 & 5e. I suspect that you may have a termination problem either physical or proper pairing of the cables. Recheck and test your cables for proper paired continuity to T568 standards.
Joseph Golan, RCDD
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