Can cat6 ethernet cable be used with any switch that accepts cat5e Tags: Switch Ethernet Card Cable Networking Last response: October 29, 2011 12:55 AM in Networking Share swilsonatl October 28, 2011 7:27:51 PM Hello, I have seen 5-port network switches (for home network use)for sale that list CAT5 and CAT5e as the cabling. My question is, can CAT6 cable be used with these switches without performance issues? More about : cat6 ethernet cable switch accepts cat5e PhilFrisbie October 29, 2011 12:55:04 AM Yes, CAT 6 is higher quality and will work fine. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources what about using a cat5e cable in a cat6 port for ethernet connection? Forum SolvedWhat are the advantages of using Cat6 or cat5e plenum cables? Forum Cat5e or cat6 cable for outdoors/underground use Forum Performance: Cat5e module plug on Cat6 cable Forum Solveddoes cat5, cat5e and cat6 use all 4 pair for transmit and recieve? Forum Does anyone know the differences of the CAT cable? I heard of CAT5, CAT5E, CAT6 and there's probably a whole bunch more. I kno Forum Connecting Cat6 cable into Cat5e keystones - Color code? Forum SolvedNetwork Cables Cat5e and Cat6 Forum How fast is cat6 cable to cat5e cables Forum Cat5e vs Cat6 for Cable modem to Wirless Router? Forum SolvedConnecting PC and Xbox to one Wall Ethernet Cable Using a Switch Forum SolvedHow to wire a Cat6 cable coming out of wall, into a ethernet wall plug Forum Cat5 to Cat6 upgrade. And can I use Cat5e for phone? Forum SolvedCat5e Ethernet Networking Cables Forum Bad to use Cat6 Patch Panel for Cat5e? Forum can we extend our dsl and network to next door by connecting cat5 ethernet cable to laptop at house next door by using Forum wireless back to Cat6 ethernet cable * TV * Forum SolvedTrying to use Cat5e cable for phone and data Forum Change a router from coax cable to ethernet cat5e Forum When do I need CAT5 or CAT6 cables? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !