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Many people are used to simply plugging their router in and immediately connecting to the Internet. This can certainly work, but you may be missing out on optimizing your Internet connectivity and speeds.
Using a powerline adapter for gaming can provide better throughput and low latency compared with using Wi-Fi, which is susceptible to interference and varying performance.
Given there are several Ethernet ports found on the back of your router, it begs the questions as to whether you could have several network switches connected at the same time.
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Although from the outside they all look the same, there is actually quite a variety to choose from when it comes to choosing an ethernet cable.
Many switches will look exactly the same as one another, so there is an assumption that they perform exactly the same functions as well. This isn’t actually the case as all switches fall into one of two categories: managed or unmanaged. Let’s take a look at both and explain some of the differences to help you decide which is best for you.