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BargainCell has cheap HDMI cables that I bought for $1 before.
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Found myself in the need for an HDMI cable and remembered this thread.

Holi Moli, how do you pick one?
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It suck's they are out of the premium 6ft in black.They are supposed to restock on the 3rd,if not I will pay a little more and get the silver plated.

Man I was lookin at walmart yesterday and and they were high dollar.You can get them from wally world online cheap but at my local store they were $25 and up.

Monoprice is the way !
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post #14 of 36
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It suck's they are out of the premium 6ft in black.They are supposed to restock on the 3rd,if not I will pay a little more and get the silver plated.

Man I was lookin at walmart yesterday and and they were high dollar.You can get them from wally world online cheap but at my local store they were $25 and up.

Monoprice is the way !
You're not kidding. I was in Walmart last night and cheapest they had was $25 for a 3 footer. Out of stock to boot. The ones they had in stock was $40 for a 6 footer. I was like WTH? It's no wonder why people are always asking where to buy online.
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post #15 of 36
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Found myself in the need for an HDMI cable and remembered this thread.

Holi Moli, how do you pick one?
Just get any 1.3b cable, unless you need it for a 3d setup, then look for 1.4. Don't get anything longer than ~30ft, or so I hear. I bought a 25ft and 15ft HDMI cable from monoprice and haven't had any problems in the 2 years I've had them.
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post #16 of 36
anywhere where you can find a cheap one. DO NOT get under the impression that more expensive means higher quality.

my parents bought a $40 "gold hdmi" for going from our directv box to our 50". i got a $5 one off of ebay and am very happy with it. exact same quality picture as the $40 dollar one.

just my 2 cents
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I got a 25ft high speed hdmi for $23 off monoprice. Best Buy wanted $149.
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post #18 of 36
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Just get any 1.3b cable, unless you need it for a 3d setup, then look for 1.4. Don't get anything longer than ~30ft, or so I hear. I bought a 25ft and 15ft HDMI cable from monoprice and haven't had any problems in the 2 years I've had them.
I don't know what you mean by this.

When I look, I see 22AWG, 24AWG, 26AWG, and 28AWG. And then there's standard speed or high speed for each one.

I just need something about 6' or less. For 1080p. Sound is no matter because I plan to hook up sound to PC (for now till I get a receiver).

Never mind. Finally found something helpful. Smaller the gauge, the better quality as pertains to signal lost. Recommended 28 AWG for under 5', 26 AWG under 15'.
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Just to add to the bestbuy bash, I saw an 8ft HDMI cable yesterday for 80 dollars. *facepalm*
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I got a nice Rosewill branded HDMI from Newegg around Black Friday for 3 bucks. That works.

I only got it then from Newegg because I ordered my new monitor at the same time. Otherwise Monoprice it would have been.

They sell great cables for cheap.
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