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 Question by immacon catapang posted 09 Apr 2003
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hi! I just want to ask about the ethernet vs.cat5e? tnx
 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 09 Apr 2003
Dear immacon,

CAT3 used to be referred to as an Ethernet cable because it was suitable for 10BASE-T Ethernet application. These days, with 100BASE-TX Ethernet dominating the market, I would suggest that you may safely consider Ethernet cable and CAT5E cable to be essentially the same type of cable.
BTW, CAT5E is designed to support up to 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet

Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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