Unmanaged switches allow you to add new high-speed Ethernet ports to your home or work network. If you're running low on available ports on your router, an unmanaged switch is just what you need to wire up more devices. We rounded up some fine examples to get you started.
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Choosing an unmanaged switch depends entirely on your budget and how many ports you require. If you're only connecting a few PCs at home, the TP-Link TL-SG108E is ideal with a low price and plenty of features — you can even go a little further and check out the built-in configuration page to play with a few features and settings.
When you're ready to go up to the next level, the D-Link GS-316 houses 16 Gigabit ports for additional capacity.
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