Go Back   AnandTech Forums > Hardware and Technology > Networking

· Hardware and Technology
· CPUs and Overclocking
· Motherboards
· Video Cards and Graphics
· AMD Video Cards
· Nvidia
· Displays
· Memory and Storage
· Power Supplies
· Cases & Cooling
· SFF, Notebooks, Pre-Built/Barebones PCs
· Networking
· Peripherals
· General Hardware
· Highly Technical
· Computer Help
· Home Theater PCs
· Consumer Electronics
· Digital and Video Cameras
· Mobile Devices & Gadgets
· Audio/Video & Home Theater
· Software
· Software for Windows
· All Things Apple
· *nix Software
· Operating Systems
· Programming
· PC Gaming
· Console Gaming
· Distributed Computing
· Security
· Social
· Off Topic
· Politics and News
· Discussion Club
· Love and Relationships
· The Garage
· Health and Fitness
· Home and Garden
· Merchandise and Shopping
· For Sale/Trade
· Hot Deals with Free Stuff/Contests
· Black Friday 2015
· Forum Issues
· Technical Forum Issues
· Personal Forum Issues
· Suggestion Box
· Moderator Resources
· Moderator Discussions

Thread Tools
Old 08-20-2009, 07:12 PM   #1
Diamond Member
WobbleWobble's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,867
Default Keystone Jacks - Punchdown vs tool-less

I'm thinking about properly wiring my apartment and I'm looking at these keystone jacks from Monoprice. Should I go with the punchdown or tool-less variety? Looking at both their how-to guides, it looks like the punchdown ones would hold quite a bit better.

I'm guessing I would need a punchdown tool for the patch panel anyways, so I may as well go punchdown keystone jacks?
What the F prompt?
WobbleWobble is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2009, 08:23 AM   #2
Golden Member
CptCrunch's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Cincinnati
Posts: 1,880
Default Keystone Jacks - Punchdown vs tool-less

I've only used punch down and they work great in comparison to the horror stories I heard about tool-less designs. I would recommend the punch down version.
CptCrunch is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Alpha 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.