Difference between Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet

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Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet are various types of ethernet and are very high in speed.

Following are the important differences between Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet.

Sr. No.KeyFast EthernetGigabit Ethernet
1SuccessorFast Ethernet is successor of 10-Base-T-Ethernet.Gigabit Ethernet is successor of Fast Ethernet.
2Network speedFast Ethernet speed is upto 100 Mbps.Gigabit Ethernet speed is upto 1 Gbps.
3ComplexityFast Ethernet is simple to configure.Gigabit Ethernet is quiet complex to configure.
4DelayFast ethernet generates more delay.Gigabit ethernet generates less delay than Fast Ethernet.
5Coverage LimitFast Ethernet coverage limit is upto 10KM.Gigabit Ethernet coverage limit is upto 70KM.
6Round trip delayFast Ethernet round trip delay is 100 to 500 bit times.Gigabit Ethernet round trip delay is 4000 bit times.
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Published on 27-Nov-2019 11:30:05
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