Question Need a new ethernet cable. Recommendations?

qxii

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In need of a new Ethernet cable that will go from my router to my computer so it needs to be atleast 1 metre. I have a lot of questions and probably more if anyone replies:

Is CCA better than pure copper? Should I buy Cat6A over 6?

I found this one on Amazon. Is it the best value for the price and does it check all the right boxes?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Monoprice-SlimRun-Cat6A-Ethernet-Patch-white/dp/B078JYD3X2/ref=sr_1_4?crid=35N0LCK0G69SL&keywords=monoprice+ethernet+cable&qid=1653050445&sprefix=monoprice+ethernet+cable,aps,63&sr=8-4

Thank you in advance for any replies
 

tennis2

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For gigabit ethernet at 1m, a CAT5e is fine.

Yes, pure copper is better / more durable even though CCA will work just fine for 1m anyway.

You can probably find a cable at your local hardware store or buy from monoprice directly. No need to clog up the postal system and stuff amazon's pockets for this.
https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=11382
 
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