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post #51 of 68
Hmm

I spend more than 100$ for the Audio wiring of my Car Stereo.
A good Cable is the Key to quality!

There are Cables that have different diameter strands twisted together to have perfect quality in all frequencies.
Together with multiple shielding techniques.
Hard to tell but they are worth the cash for Analog Audio signal transport.

So please don't think such Cables are complete useless.



But a Network Signal is digital one.
Cabling therefore does not need a high quality.
If there is a difference of 0.1V between In and Out a Analog Audio Signal is screwed but a digital Network Signal is just fine.
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post #52 of 68
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
With digital audio and video, I don't think there is any error checking... so digital errors can occur with those. I believe most Internet protocols have some CRC or error checking.
TCP is a reliable protocol, and is used for most transmissions, including FTP and HTTP. TCP is reliable in that it does error checking, and resends lost packets.

UDP is an unreliable protocol, and is used for streaming video, audio, and online games. If a packet is lost, then oh well, you get a hickup in the video/audio/lagspike in a game.

Just to expand on your post.
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post #53 of 68
Finally! A cable that I can wrap around a power transformer and still get good sound from!
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post #54 of 68
Awesome, I could drop latency inside my LAN from <1 to <-1 ! Yeah.
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post #55 of 68
Quote:
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Yep - Monoprice and Parts Express buyouts FTW.
I got my cable from here. $4 shipped for a 16ft cable.

Would I notice any difference with a $500 cable? No, because my internet isn't 100GBps.
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post #56 of 68
Sounds like a steal! I'm buying 5 now!
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I BOUGHT ONE OF THESE CABLES AND A KILLER NIC CARD AND NOW I HAVE AT LEAST -5 PING IN ALL MY ONLINE GAMES!!!



i can see the future
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post #58 of 68
how did you put the killer nic in your notebook? ;o)
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post #59 of 68
Quote:
Originally Posted by xlastshotx View Post
I BOUGHT ONE OF THESE CABLES AND A KILLER NIC CARD AND NOW I HAVE AT LEAST -5 PING IN ALL MY ONLINE GAMES!!!



i can see the future
Why are you playing with 12FPS again?
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post #60 of 68
say they mass produce this, about 10000 pieces, at $1 each, mind you it's a lot for 1.5m ethernet cable where you find them at dollar stores for 3m lol

it costs $10000

but if you sell one at $500 to some brain dead moron you just made $499 profit which is 49900% profit

all you gotta do is to convince another 20 people from 6.6billion pool of people on earth to buy this cable and you earned back your cost. After that if the salesmen are godly, the remaining 9979 cables are PURE PROFIT.

the moral of the story is that there are at least 21 brain dead morons on the planet earth, and growing
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