Ethernet cables are distinguished by “Cat” or category labels, with numbers referring to the bandwidth they provide. The higher the number, the greater the bandwidth capacity: While Cat 5e cables provide plenty of speed, Cat 6 or Cat 7 options can handle much faster connections. For those who need maximum download and upload speeds, these higher categories are preferable.
The ethernet cables, which are usually used to connect two devices, such as a pair of computers,
and widely apply to variety of network cabling structure and transmission media such as audio, digital communication, messages, images, video and other high- speed, large- capacity and security, high privacy at local area network environment.
For most users, standard ethernet cables will meet and exceed all their connection requirements.