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 For your homelab, you - initially - will not need many ports. An eight port switch will do you fine. For your homelab, you - initially - will not need many ports. An eight port switch will do you fine.
 The price of switches doesn'​t really scale with the number of ports though, so basically just go with what you find. The price of switches doesn'​t really scale with the number of ports though, so basically just go with what you find.
-Again, if you need advice about a certian ​switch that you're thinking of buying, google and slack are your friends.+Again, if you need advice about a certain ​switch that you're thinking of buying, google and slack are your friends.
  
 So, in summary, you will probably want to aim for a fanless, managed switch. Ebay is a good place to get hunting. So, in summary, you will probably want to aim for a fanless, managed switch. Ebay is a good place to get hunting.
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 It is recommended that the minimum Category for Ethernet cables for Homelabs would be Cat5e; as it is able to reach speeds of up to 1 Gbps. It is recommended that the minimum Category for Ethernet cables for Homelabs would be Cat5e; as it is able to reach speeds of up to 1 Gbps.
-The Catergory ​of your Ethernet cable is very simple yet important as it could be the bottleneck of your interconnectivity.+The Category ​of your Ethernet cable is very simple yet important as it could be the bottleneck of your interconnectivity.
 Bandwidths of >1Gbps is **strongly** recommended for NAS setups along with RAID to ensure said bandwidth can be properly saturated. Bandwidths of >1Gbps is **strongly** recommended for NAS setups along with RAID to ensure said bandwidth can be properly saturated.
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