How Gigabit Ethernet works

Posted on Tuesday, October 11 2005 @ 6:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Everything you need to know about Gigabit Ethernet.

Here is a snippet: Gigabit Ethernet allows network transfers up to 1.000 Mbps using standard Cat 5 UTP (unshielded twisted pair) cabling. How can this be accomplished, since Cat 5 cables can run only up to 100 Mbps? We will explain this and also other very interesting issues regarding Gigabit Ethernet performance. Read on over at Hardware Secrets.

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