Is a shorter Ethernet cable better?
How long can a Ethernet cable be before it loses quality?
Is 100ft Ethernet cable too long?
What is the optimal length of Ethernet cable?
Will longer ethernet cable affect speed?
Are longer Ethernet cables slower?
What happens if ethernet cable is too long?
Ethernet cable can have a length that is too long. The maximum cable length for copper twisted pair cables is going to be up to 328 feet (100 meters). Anything beyond this and you run the risk of your signal strength deteriorating. Even worse is that it might just not want to work.