Sunday, June 04, 2023
I moved into my new house this weekend. Still a lot of chaos, with boxes to unpack everywhere. But the glass fiber-optic 1 Gbit/s internet is already working fine. Having said that, when I first connected my PC, I couldn't get a speed above 95 Mbit/s. Which is fast, but not as fast as everything else. It turns out that at this speed you need to check your ethernet cables: I had used a "Cat 5" cable to connect my computer, and that simply wasn't good enough. You need at least a "Cat 5e" to reach 1 Gbit/s.