Speed Question - USB 2.0 vs. cat5 Tags: World Of Warcraft USB Cable Networking Last response: November 6, 2006 4:15 PM in Networking Share chewster77 November 6, 2006 4:08:17 PM my internet is thru WOW and i have a Webstar modem that accepts netowrk cable or USB the other day my integrated network port on my motherboard went bad so i started using the USB port instead lately i've been wondering which is better to use i have a pci 10/100 network card that i can put in my computer and go back to using network cable but i don't want to mess with that if the USB provides a faster data transfer anyone know? should i stick with the USB or go back to Cat5? More about : speed question usb cat5 Iceblue November 6, 2006 4:15:08 PM Using ethernet is preferred for a LAN. The implementation is more robust. While USB is a faster bus, that speed is not gaining you anything in this situation since your internet connection is much slower than either the USB or the ethernet. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solveddvd vs usb 2.0 speeds Forum USB 2.0 vs USB 3.0 flash drive recognition speed Forum SolvedQuestions regarding USB3 speeds vs a HDD and buying more space. Forum Firewire vs. USB 2.0 on XP question,PLEASE Forum SolvedMax 5 mbps write speed on USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 Forum 3.0 USB flash drive speed on USB 2.0 port Forum only get usb 2.0 speed in 3.0 ports Forum Do I Have High Speed usb 2.0 ports? Forum SolvedAsrock G41-VS3 R2.0 USB HEADERS Forum SolvedUSB 2.0 vs 3.0 in LAN adapter? Forum SolvedRAM CL9 vs Cl10 and Clock speed question... Forum Question about external portable drive speeds (rpm, usb vs thunderbolt) Forum SolvedHard drive speed too slow - SSD, USB 2.0, IDE, SATA Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 at USB 2.0 speeds Forum SolvedASUS Mobo and Internal USB 2.0 Ports 1314 vs 1112 vs 910 Forum SolvedCase Comparison: Rosewill Challenger (USB 2.0) vs. Rosewill Challenger U3 (USB 3.0) Forum QUESTIONS re. hard drive formatting and USB2.0 vs. Firewire. Forum USB 3.0 is the same speed as 2.0? Forum SolvedWill i get improved speeds plugging in a usb 2.0 hub into a 3.0 port. Forum USB 3.0 speed same as 2.0 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !