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Cheap Network Switch for GAMERS

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So my dorm only has one ethernet port and I'm looking to hook up my pc and my switch at the same time. They won't be used at the same time, but I'd rather not be constantly switching which one is plugged into the wall so I'm looking for a cheap ethernet switch for GAMERS.

Here's one I found on Amazon, is it any good?

 

https://www.amazon.com/Ethernet-Splitter-Optimization-Unmanaged-TL-SG105/dp/B00A128S24/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=network%2Bswitch&qid=1565940415&s=gateway&sr=8-3&th=1

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That would work


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11 minutes ago, TaylorDean16 said:

I agree with Mr. Banana Hammock @Bananasplit_00 there: that's a perfectly fine switch and will cover your needs without a hitch.


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like... that's just a plain tplink switch, but it would work, yeah


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3 hours ago, LukeSavenije said:

like... that's just a plain tplink switch, but it would work, yeah

It can't work for GAMERS because it has no RGB /s


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It rather depends if the upstream switch allows more than one MAC address on that port.

 

But its true, there is no such thing as a "gaming" switch.  All switches should perform equally as unless the upstream supported QoS tagging, there is nothing you can do to change how the traffic moves - its just simply pushing it from one port to another.


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