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Good but not great – Cat.6 RJ-45 Network Cable (3M) Reviews

posted by fernandokreutz on 03/17/2011 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

It actually do work at 1 gigabit, as some question how it would, since is a flat cable instead of a normal bulky twisted pair one. Once i plugged it it, it worked fine a 1 gbps, BUT, as soon as i twisted it to make it smaller, it went back to 100 mbps. But that is ok for me, since it is very easy to manipulate and hide.
Since it DOES NOT follow CAT 5e standards, it WON'T work in some systems and conditions.
As it is possible to see in the pictures, it is twisted pair on the inside, but, i'll not make a teardown, so, no way to know how it actually is.
It's a good pice of wire. I do recommend if you'll plug your pc or mac on the wall. It is very flexible, so, It'll fit great for organized offices.


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