CAT6 compaitibility problem...i Guess?? FREE cabling and networking Helpdesk
 Question by Asif Limbada195.229.242.86 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 it a compaitability issue with by gigabit card or what??
 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 11 Jan 2007
Dear Asif,

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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