What are the best ethernet switches?

Ethernet switches can help multiple people stay connected to a single modem without anyone losing bandwidth, perfect for an entire office trying to meet a deadline or just a group of friends raiding together in a game. Here are some of the best ethernet switches we can find to keep everyone connected.

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    #1Ubiquiti UniFi Switch 24-Port (250W)

    Ubiquiti UniFi Switch 24-Port (250W)

    The UniFi is an Ethernet switch made by Ubiquiti Networks. It can support up to twenty-four simultaneous connections, each with its own custom port settings. It is also rack-mountable for easy storage.


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    Judith McDonald
    Written on May 17, 2019
    "Definitely worth the investment, pricey as it is. It's thanks to this ethernet switch that our office can function properly."
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    #2BV-Tech 4-Port (60W)

    BV-Tech 4-Port (60W)

    The BV Tech 4 Port is a long-distance Ethernet switch. Its extend function allows PoE transmission up to 250 meters, has one 60W port to support high power PoE devices, and two Ethernet uplink ports for up to connection 100Mbps speed.


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    Aaron Murray
    Written on May 17, 2019
    "as simple as it is to set up and while it works ok for the most part, it has power problems. at maximum 250m range, there's some power loss resulting in lower output.i dont fully recommend this since that little detail was not mentioned"
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    #3Aumox AM-SG205

    Aumox AM-SG205

    The AM-SG205 is an Aumox Ethernet switch with 5 ports. The fanless switch carries 5 auto-negotiation Ethernet ports, lightning protection up to 6KV, a durable metal housing, and holes on the bottom for wall-mounting.


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    Jenny Chang
    Written on May 17, 2019
    "my friends and i have been using this for our regular gaming sessions at my house, and the fact everyone can connect to the network without issue makes this one of the best gaming ethernet switches available!"
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    #4NETGEAR 5-Port GS105NA

    NETGEAR 5-Port GS105NA

    Netgear's 5-port GS105NA is a fanless Ethernet switch. The switch easily sets up with no software required, has wall-mount support, and 5 Gigabit ports. It is also designed to optimize power usage and lower its operating cost.


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    Cheryl Jensen
    Written on May 17, 2019
    "my family loves to use the net a lot, and they all love to stream on their computers or laptops. this switch holds up so well to meet everyone's needs and the only time anyone complains is because our service provider has server issues. other than that, definitely a recommended ethernet switch for home use"
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    #5BV-Tech 10-Port Switch (96W)

    BV-Tech 10-Port Switch (96W)

    The BV-Tech 10 Port is a multi-ported outdoor Ethernet switch. It houses 30W power per port up to a maximum of 96W power, carries one Base-X and one Base-T port, and uses a DIN Rail design with wide temperature range. It is also wall-mountable.


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    Roger Schmidt
    Written on May 17, 2019
    "good news: it works, kinda; bad news: it's not a gigabit switch. tried using this for the security cameras around the office and they crash very often."
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    #6Netis 5-Port ST3105G

    Netis 5-Port ST3105G

    The ST3105G is a 5-Port Ethernet switch by Netis. The Ethernet switch features auto-negotiation ports, green Ethernet technology to save power when needed, plug-and-play thus requiring no additional software, and a wall-mountable design.


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    Ridhi Pawar
    Written on May 17, 2019
    "lightweight, compact, and best of all, very cheap and affordable. that's not to say it's just a cheap ethernet switch, but it is one of the best switches since it can compete with higher-priced switches"
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    #7Zyxel 5-Port GS105SV2

    Zyxel 5-Port GS105SV2
    ZyXEL's GS105SV2 is a 5-port Ethernet switch designed for gaming and media streaming. The switch has a 3-level prioritization for the Ethernet ports, bi-colored LEDs to display network status, and plug-and-play functionality.

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    Matthew Robinson
    Written on May 17, 2019
    "this ethernet switch is one of the best switches out there for gaming! i can easily hook up my smart TV, my PS4, and my PC and have all of them running with no issues in netwrok availability....well, other than what my internet plan limits"
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    #8Linksys 8-Port SE2800

    Linksys 8-Port SE2800

    The Linksys SE2800 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch is a network expanding Ethernet switch. It can leverage speeds up to 1000Mbps, houses 8 auto-negotiating ports, and is plug-and-play, requiring no additional software or configuration.


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    Michael Reid
    Written on May 17, 2019
    "here's the good of it: easy set up, and the lights can be turned off so it doesn't hurt the eyes of anyone passing by it in the living room. my only gripe is that there's no actual inlet for it to be hung on the wall. nothing a little zip tie and ingenuity cant fix"


Best What are the best ethernet switches
1Ubiquiti UniFi Switch 24-Port (250W)Electronics 18 Paid
2BV-Tech 4-Port (60W)Electronics 11 Paid
3Aumox AM-SG205Electronics 9 Paid
4NETGEAR 5-Port GS105NAElectronics 3 Paid
5BV-Tech 10-Port Switch (96W)Electronics 3 Paid
6Netis 5-Port ST3105GElectronics 2 Paid
7Zyxel 5-Port GS105SV2Electronics 2 Paid
8Linksys 8-Port SE2800Electronics 0 Paid

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