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    New Home Build Wiring Recommendations 2020 Edition

    Hey everyone. So the question that's been asked before gets asked again, but this time for 2020. Building a new home and looking at network cabling options in the house. Home is large, Aprox 5500sq ft. so some runs could stretch out to 100m in length. Cat 6, Cat 6A, Cat7, Cat8, and Fiber. All...
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    Home cabling Cat7/8 and or Fibre?

    Hi all, I recently purchased my first house and I am looking to cable the house with the latest and greatest cables I can find to make it some what future proof. I've never had to do any cabling of this scale before, so I am interested to here other peoples experiences. Has anyone tried this...
  3. TheBloke

    Going 10G - RJ45 copper via Intel X540?

    Hi all I've spent the last several weeks majorly upgrading my home file server, which is now 2 x hex-core Xeon X5670 CPUs with 72GB RAM, providing 24 x 2TB 7200rpm HDD on 4 x LSI controllers, running Solaris 11.3. I might also add an SSD or two for ZIL and/or cache. Having provided myself...