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Is this a good DVI-D cable?

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I bought this cable to use with eyefinity of the active adapter http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...3SHIP-_-03ship

I see that its resolution is not as much as others at 2560x1600 and wondered if the cable could be an issue with performance. Seems tohave the same 9.9gbs speed as the others.
post #2 of 7
I don't know how good or bad that cable is, but I personally recommend using MonoPrice.com because their cables are basically top-of-the-line cables at bottom-of-the-line prices:

http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...seq=1&format=2

For $7.75.
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Ouch. 20$ for a DVI cable?
Deff should have bought one from here...
http://www.monoprice.com/home/index.asp

Would have saved yourself some $$$.
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A cable's a cable. Period.

Usually (not always the case) more expensive cables are constructed with better material.
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Originally Posted by axizor View Post
A cable's a cable. Period.

Usually (not always the case) more expensive cables are constructed with better material.
It doesn't really matter when it comes down to digital signal.
Analog? Sure. But not digital. Digital only is effected when making long runs.
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
I don't know how good or bad that cable is, but I personally recommend using MonoPrice.com because their cables are basically top-of-the-line cables at bottom-of-the-line prices:

http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...seq=1&format=2

For $7.75.
keep in mind those cables are ridiculously thick & stiff, kinda hard to fit in the back in some places (TWSS )
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keep in mind those cables are ridiculously thick & stiff, kinda hard to fit in the back in some places (TWSS )
Ok cool, I got that covered:

http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...seq=1&format=2

$5.12
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