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-- About Category 6 Cables --

Category 6 or Cat6 cable much like Category 5 cable in many ways. It is also mostly used for networking when connecting a computer to another computer or other networking device. Like Cat5 cable the Cat6 cable uses twisted pairs of cables to carry the signals through the cable. But unlike Cat5 cable, Cat6 cable is designed to be used with Gigabit Ethernet. Gigabit Ethernet is 10x faster then the Fast Ethernet standard that Cat5 cable is designed to be used with. Cat6 cable can be used with with regular Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet standards.

What does a Cat6 Cable Look Like?

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Wikipedia was used as a source for this information. Thank you to all those who contributed to it.