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    Ethernet cable vs DSL cable?

    This is a discussion on Ethernet cable vs DSL cable? within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; I discovered i need to have my router connected to my master socket or i lose half my upload bandwidth. ...

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      Ethernet cable vs DSL cable?

      I discovered i need to have my router connected to my master socket or i lose half my upload bandwidth. But i need to connect my PS3 to the router with a cable as i think there is a conflict between the D-link router and PS3 ( i only get from 1mbps to 4mbps wirelss but 9mbps cable but with my netbook in the same location right ontop of the ps3 i get 9mbps wirelss ???) So unless that can be sorted i need to physically connect it, but my master socket is the other side of the room.
      So my question is which is better to have 10 meters of ethernet cable or 10 meters of DSL? I would guess ethernet as its thicker but i dont know for sure.


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      Re: Ethernet cable vs DSL cable?

      You are better off using a long Ethernet Cable.
      You could try changing your routers wireless channel and see if that improves your connection .


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      Re: Ethernet cable vs DSL cable?

      ethernet ftw, there have been reports giving good results with longer specialist cables that connect the router to the phone socket, however if you need to route a new cable why not use the industry standard ?


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      Re: Ethernet cable vs DSL cable?

      Always use a long ethernet cable. You will be OK with standard cat5e cable up to 100 metres! I connected my son's X-Box using a very long ethernet cable (65 metres) and it works OK using a Sky DLink router.

     

     

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