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: ForumUSB over Cat5 for HD webcam ForumCAT5 vs CAT7 ForumHow to Build a Great Server and Network: Speed and Cost Optimized ForumCAT6 VS CAT5 TIME OUT ForumRunning cat5 in wet areas ForumPulling CAT-5 with phone wire ForumUSB 2.0 vs 3.0 ForumESATA vs . USB 2.0 ForumFirewire vs . USB 2.0 on XP question ,PLEASE ForumUpload speed on one computer is 1mps all others are over 20 mps... Forumusb adapter cantenna ForumNAS usb adapters: 3.0 vs 2.0 ForumEthernet speed Forum**The Ultimate Modem/Router Setup Thread** ForumInternet Speed Garbage. Newbie Question . ForumRouter Setup ForumQuick Question ForumI have an ADSL question ForumDumb question, but... ForumVery basic networking question More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !