I have a cat5 cable length of over 100mtrs how can I best connect my pc Tags: Switch Connection Cable Networking Last response: September 26, 2011 9:12 PM in Networking Share wizardofoz September 26, 2011 8:10:43 PM From the switch to RJ45 socket is over 100mtrs. can I install another switch say at 100mtrs and continue the run from this switch , which is about 40mtrs. More about : cat5 cable length 100mtrs connect | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove riser September 26, 2011 8:46:08 PM Yes, add another switch. You may experience slower speeds though because of the distance. The switch will act as a signal repeater. | Report abuse wizardofoz September 26, 2011 9:12:27 PM riser said:Yes, add another switch. You may experience slower speeds though because of the distance. The switch will act as a signal repeater. Thanks Riser for responding. I will try an extra switch en route. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Networking>I have a cat5 cable length of over 100mtrs how can I best connect my pc> Related ressources: Forumcat5 cable : is there a limit lengh? ForumCAT5 Cable Testing Software? ForumRunning Audio on Cat5 -- Possible??? Forumdistortion over long svideo cable ForumCat 5 Max length / hub Forumlong length ethernet run ForumLAN cable : how long is "too long"? Forumregarding maximum cable length for 100 mbps Ethernet Forums-video cable length ForumVideo over cat5 ForumWhat is the best solution for internet in a motel? ForumMaximum cable lengths for monitor, keyboard, mouse ForumUbee Cable Modem + Switch + Router =Unidentified network no internet a ForumHow many connections through one cable ? ForumWhat type of connection over CAT5 ? ForumHarsh Environment Cat5 ? ForumPC in my Room, My Projector in my Basement... How to stream Movies ForumHow to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network ForumRealtek 8111 switches off cable when doing large copies Forum[Solved] Format over lan More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !