What is the difference between Cat5 and Cat6?

This question is asked often and still there are technicians who claim one or the other. If you take a look at the table, it provides a detailed look at each cable type. Most people choose Cat5e since even though it is not certified at 1GB, it can handle 1 GB speeds. Although it pushes the Cat5e to the limits. Also Cat5e is significantly cheaper. Cat6 is made for and certified at 1GB speeds. Computers within 55 meters are capable of 10GB speeds.