Cat5e and Cat6 unshielded twisted pair cables

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What is the difference between cat5e and cat6 unshielded twisted pair cables
ASKED: May 18, 2009  4:06 AM
UPDATED: August 27, 2009  2:16 PM

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CAT-5e is rated to 350M
CAT-6 and CAT6e is rated to 550M or 1000M depending on your source

Also CAT5e is rated for 100 Mega Bit networks while CAT6 and CAT6e is rated for 1000 Mega Bit networks.
There is a handy comparison<a href=”http://www.broadbandutopia.com/caandcaco.html”>here.</a>

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  • repsole
    CAT-5e is rated to 350M, CAT-6 and CAT6e is rated to 550M or 1000M. www.repsole.com
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