I am curious if anyone is running into bottle-necks because of cat5e cable instead of cat6.

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I am thinking about updating some cabling and am wondering what others are doing.
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Scott Lieberman

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Crowdie, Champ

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If your access point has two Ethernet ports you have the option of LAG that would increase your potential Ethernet throughput.
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Luke Harris

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If your infrastructure budget allows for it I would recommend installing Cat6 cabling (provides lower crosstalk, a higher signal-to-noise ratio etc.) and this future-proofs you for future installations (10GB connectivity).

Also, provisioning for dual ports in your cabling plans allows you to utilise LAG as Crowdie rightly mentioned thus increasing throughput.