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  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Price: 4
  • Quality: 3
  • Ease Of Use: 4
  • Usefulness: 4
Performance acceptable but slightly under par – Retractable RJ45 Network Cable (1.5M-Length) Reviews

posted by neelsza on 11/08/2010 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

Pros:
Good, convenient product, which is easy to carry around without taking up lots of space.
Cons:
Does not give Gigabit connectivity - only 100MBit max :-( Furthermore the clip on one of the plugs to keep it securely inside an Ethernet port is very flimsy and I'm convinced it's going to break off completely at any moment!
Other:
Maybe DealExtreme should clearly indicate on the product page that it only gives up to 100MBit speed!
Bottomline:
If I had known it does not give full Gigabit network speed I would not have bought it, seeing as all my PCs and laptop have Gigabit ports. Still very useful to carry around for in case you're somewhere without a flylead.

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