In my excitement to talk about new technology, I forgot to talk about the 2.5 and 5gb standards! Let’s chat a minute about that and then in the next video we’ll do some testing!

00:00 – Intro
00:21 – New tech is exciting!
01:39 – What’s the standard?
03:25 – Why should we pay attention to this?
04:27 – Speed limits
07:02 – Off to a slow start
07:59 – Cost of replacing cable
10:37 – What cable lengths do you want to see?
11:40 – Video Support

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