Question Answer Please!

WHAT IS THE FASTER ETHERNET CABLE? CAT5 OR CAT6?

PLEASE HELP!
The cable is no faster than your NIC and router and service provider. So using cable that's better than the highest speed that the slowest of any of the three is capable of is a waste.

That said, Cat 6 does have potentially better shielding, for better isolation in extreme high noise environment. Not likely a problem for other than long runs in a tightly packed cable tray. But if that is an issue you might get better throughput due to fewer re-transmits, but not exactly higher speed, with Cat 6 vs. Cat 5.

Check this:
https://www.diffen.com/difference/Cat5e_vs_Cat6
 
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