Cheap(ish)10Gb Ethernet for home network

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by SpeedyVV, Jan 12, 2020.

  1. SpeedyVV

    SpeedyVV [H]ardness Supreme

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    Hi folks:
    What would you recommend for cost effective 10Gb ethernet switch and PC adaptors?

    Would be nice if there was a choice of 6 to 12 ports.
    Thanks
     
  2. IdiotInCharge

    IdiotInCharge [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Look up Mikrotik switches (on Amazon) and Aquantia PCIe cards for 10Gbase-T using CAT6 or CAT6a.

    You can use 10G SFP+ NICs with direct attach cables (DACs) or short fiber runs with switches that have SFP+ ports, including from Mikrotik, and that may be a better option depending on what all you want to hook up at 10Gbit.
     
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