Cisco Serial and Ethernet Cable

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Is there a difference in speed between serial cable using a WIC and ethernet cable using FastE/Giga?
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Speeds are definitely higher with Gigabit UTP cables (1000 Mbit/s), because serial WIC cards support only serial protocols V.35, X.21, RS-232, RS-449, RS-530, which are all much slower (AFAIK up to 8 Mbit/s).


Thanks Labsy! for a clear and concise answer. This will help me a lot coz i'm a newbie in networking.

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