Should I go for Network+ N10-006 or wait for N10-007?

Basic85Basic85 Posts: 147Member ■■■□□□□□□□
As we all know Network+ N10-007 coming out March 2018 so should I study for that instead? I don't think there would be that much difference. What do you guys think? Thanks in advance.

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  • mgeoffriaumgeoffriau Posts: 152Member ■■■□□□□□□□
    I tend to be risk averse -- if you can be ready to take the -006 before it is retired, I would do that. You'll benefit from a few years of people writing study materials and sharing their exam experiences. If you take the -007 immediately after it is introduced, you'll have CompTIA's list of topics, the hope that it's not too dissimilar to the -006, and nothing else to go on.
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  • LAF1972LAF1972 Posts: 4Registered Users ■□□□□□□□□□
    Take 006, loads of good study material and makes no difference which one you have, if you pass you are N+ certified.
  • Skyliinez92Skyliinez92 Level 99 Wizard Gielinor, UKPosts: 683Mod Mod
    I agree with others here and normally give the same answer when I see questions like this. Most employers will see that you have done the Network+ exam on your CV/resume, they're not going to care which version you did as there is little difference between each version. Doing the 006 means you have more study material to use and more likely to pass. There is more benefit to doing the 006 over the 007, so I would recommend that.
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  • stlsmoorestlsmoore Posts: 515Member
    Honestly for the cost of N+, you might as well shoot for the CCNA. Taking the two exam ICND approach makes it digestible and you'll learn the N+ material and then some along the way.
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