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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
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 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


Sincerely,
Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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