Where to buy Cat6 cable (1000ft) ?

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  1. CorpX

    CorpX Limp Gawd

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    I was going to wire the house to add ports in each room, so what's a good place to buy 1000ft of cat6? I see some on monoprice and I see some on ebay for less, but I'm not sure which one suits me best. Any ideas?

    Thanks!
     
  2. alext5

    alext5 Limp Gawd

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    Did you know that even 10g ethernet can run on Cat5e cable for short distances ?

    I just wired my house in cat 6 and when I was told that Cat5e can do 10g I wouldn't have paid twice as much for cat6.

    I bought it from a local distributor in Montreal but if I couldn't get it from cablek, I would have ordered it from Monoprice since I never had a bad experience with them.
     
  3. CorpX

    CorpX Limp Gawd

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    Yes, I realize that cat5e is quite capable, but the switch will be about 100ft from the farthest access point, so I thought I might as well go with cat6.
     
  4. criccio

    criccio Fully Equipped

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    100ft is nothing... Cat5e is MORE then capable.
     
  5. alext5

    alext5 Limp Gawd

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    Obtained from wikipedia.org
     
  6. EvilAlchemist

    EvilAlchemist 2[H]4U

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    I just got done building my house and ran Cat 6 to each room.

    I would highly recommend cablesupply.com

    http://www.cablesupply.com/ProductD...1000ft Category 6 Solid Bulk Cable PVC Jacket

    They were about $10 higher on price but very cheap on shipping.

    I purchased all my cables and patch panels there.
    There customer service is stellar and i was very happy with the service I got from this company.
     
  7. terrybogard21

    terrybogard21 Gawd

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    Jesus & here I was thinking my 300ft. was way too long.