CAT8 cables

Handruin

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Wow...I wonder if you can even bend them. I might expect the twist per inch must be insane unless if they're doing something else to help reduce noise. I see they're listed as solid cables instead of a typical stranded cable for patch cables.
 

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Also, did you read through the user comments...they're kind of hilarious. I don't think they understand what they bought and/or are not using it for the intended purpose.
 

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Also, did you read through the user comments...they're kind of hilarious. I don't think they understand what they bought and/or are not using it for the intended purpose.
I think (hope?) that they're being made tongue-in-cheek.
 

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Surprised to see them listed in up to 50' lengths. Normally stuff that fast has much shorter maximum runs.
 

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30 meter limit, apparently. So near enough to 100'.

I will be more impressed if someone finds equipment that can actually utilize it.
 

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I'm not aware of any ethernet adapter that goes beyond 10Gb and uses a conventional RJ45 port. I would also be impressed to find something faster...not that I could even saturate a 10Gb right now.
 

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I will be more impressed if someone finds equipment that can actually utilize it.
What are you talking about? I replaced the CAT6 between my cable model and my router with one of these CAT8 cables and the CAT6 cable between my PC and the router and my internet ping dropped, I now get 25% more bandwidth in speed tests, and my gray hair has been fading.
 

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The cable appears to be real. Their claims are hard to verify given lack of real world equipment using this cable type at speeds faster than 10Gb.
 
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