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Network cable


Standard Member
I want to attach my 360 to the modem-router in my kitchen, which will require a 15m network cable as £50 for the xbox wireless dongle thingy seems far too expensive.
My question is twofold:
1) do i need a network patch or a network crossover cable?
2) do i need Cat5e or Cat6? what's the difference between the 2?



Distinguished Member
1. No, a straight through is fine to a router.
2. Cat5e will do 1Gbit up to 90 metres so you're fine, Cat5 is fine for 100Mbit.

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