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Cables - Cat 5e Cable

Category 5e cable (CAT5e) is a data transmission cable for computer networks. It has 8 wires, twisted together to form 4 pairs. It is rated to signal frequencies of up to 100 MHz. Each wire pair has a different twist rate to reduce cable noise known as crosstalk. While still widely available it is being supplanted by CAT6. CAT5e offer incremental improvement in signal quality over the CAT5 designation.