NETGEAR FS605UK 5 Port Fast Ethernet Switch @ Amazon £4.99 with Prime *Add on item*
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NETGEAR FS605UK 5 Port Fast Ethernet Switch @ Amazon £4.99 with Prime *Add on item*

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Found 3rd Jun 2016
Cheap for a no fuss branded 5 port switch. Okay so it's not gigabit but probably okay for using with Powerline behind tv/sky/media centre etc rather than relying on a poor wifi signal
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Absolute bargain - Can't go wrong for the price - Really good ratings too.
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Over a month ago so all good

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I haven't seen one of these for years, could be 10 years or so ago. Wonder where they dug this batch up from.
It's only £10 for gigabit

NETGEAR GS205

Also if these are old stock, they will come with a large power brick which is 7.5w, the GS205 is only 3.5w, it'll pay for itself in under 2 years

kb.netgear.com/app…159
Edited by: "Magnets" 3rd Jun 2016

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Not gigabit.......so below par. Especially if you have fibre.
Also this has been £5 for a month or more. Decent unit, just that it's become rather tepid as a deal.
Edited by: "friar_chris" 3rd Jun 2016
i got this and the stutter was terrible, ended up returning and getting gigabit version
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Meh. Might as well try your luck at a car boot sale and blow the dust off something for £1 instead?

Can't say I'd pay a fiver for 100mbit with gigabit switches from around £9, even if it was throttled by a homeplug - where you plonk something when you buy it isn't necessarily where it ends up a year or two later!



This won't bottleneck anything but the fastest fttp internet connections or pc to pc file transfers - it won't hurt 99% of internet connections and is fine for streaming video etc. Gigabit may be faster but most people will never notice the difference if this is behind your TV or something.

That said this is still pretty pointless- who doesn't have an old router with 4 fast Ethernet ports on it that you could use instead for free? Just turn off DHCP and you're sorted- and if it's a wireless router you get a free boost to your WiFi signal too.
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Pay the extra few quid and get a gig switch. This is a waste of money and is legacy. Who in their right mind buys 10/100 switches nowadays
This deal has gone hot on an old 10/100 switch, crazy most folk broadband connection is faster than this switch, moving data or streaming is going to be slooow

This deal has gone hot on an old 10/100 switch, crazy most folk broadband … This deal has gone hot on an old 10/100 switch, crazy most folk broadband connection is faster than this switch, moving data or streaming is going to be slooow



Moving data maybe depends on the source/destination Speed, streaming not likely unless you are streaming raw HD/4K footage even most streaming services 4K streams are under 30Mbit/s, Even Blu-ray is around 50Mbit/s (Or so Wikipedia claims) so unless you are putting it on the end of a busy media server serving multiple concurrent streams it's unlikely to be the bottleneck for streaming.


So yeh don't get it for your Nas, but if it's just for your TV STB/Xbox.etc it will probably be fine.

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