|Question: Can I use
CAT 5 Cable for gaming?
Many modern gaming systems can be played head-to-head using cat
5 cable. This is because you are simply networking the gaming
For this type of connection, many gaming
systems will require the use of a crossover cable in order to
communicate. Always consult your gaming system documentation to
be sure of this. Manufacturers of gaming consoles will vary, so
you may encounter some unique situations.
The transmission speed of cat 5 cable allows
players to experience very fast gaming action while networked
together. This is something that you will be able to notice a
great deal, depending on the type of online gaming that you do.
Many times, you can experience lag (which is a sort of stutter,
or delay in the games execution caused by signal problems) while
gaming if your equipment is not able to handle the speed.
The speed of your broadband connection,
quality of your CAT 5 Cable, speed of the gaming console can all
play a role in this. Make sure you use only top quality Patch
Cables from CAT 5 Cable Company.
Many gaming systems also allow to to compete
with your friends over the internet, so with the right equipment
you can enjoy all the action.
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