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10/100 Ethernet

An Ethernet network transmitting at 10 and 100 Mbps. Very old computers are limited to 10 Mbps, and most computers support 10/100 or 10/100/1000 (Gigabit Ethernet). See Ethernet and Ethernet adapter.

"Twisted Pair" Ethernet
All stations in 10/100 Ethernet networks are wired to a central hub or switch using twisted pair wires and RJ-45 connectors.

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