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Date: 05/30/12 06:31 AM

66 Responses to The Ultimate USB Cable [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of eugenius
    eugenius Male 30-39
    1620 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 6:33 am
    Link: The Ultimate USB Cable - When you want the very best in data transfer.
  2. Profile photo of puppies04
    puppies04 Male 18-29
    686 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 6:41 am
    Fail caption is fail.
  3. Profile photo of chromewolf7
    chromewolf7 Male 18-29
    12 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 6:41 am
    Please tell me you do not think that is a usb cable?
  4. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7378 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 6:41 am
    I could get this on Amazon for $934.75 + shipping.
  5. Profile photo of muhtalikuh
    muhtalikuh Male 18-29
    241 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 6:42 am

  6. Profile photo of dm2754
    dm2754 Male 40-49
    3350 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 6:47 am
    what a west of money
  7. Profile photo of Monosandalos
    Monosandalos Male 30-39
    287 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 6:47 am
    HDMI=/=USB
  8. Profile photo of Hellsh
    Hellsh Male 30-39
    86 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 6:48 am
    Where is the USB cable?
  9. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
    5097 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 6:50 am
    Nah, gold or nothing.
  10. Profile photo of Eppa
    Eppa Male 18-29
    6 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 6:58 am
    Dont get it. you are an idiot if you pay that for a HDMI cable, but why does it say USB cable in the heading?
  11. Profile photo of Dylan5121
    Dylan5121 Male 13-17
    954 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:00 am
    You keep on using that word but I do not believe that you know what it means...
  12. Profile photo of Burton_Ian
    Burton_Ian Male 18-29
    815 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:00 am
    Or you can just get a $15 cable that is basically the same...

    I know, but the guy at Best Buy said "MONSTER IS AWESOME!!!"
  13. Profile photo of swoop408
    swoop408 Male 18-29
    1754 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:02 am
    That`s a high def cable... Not a USB...... *facepalm*
  14. Profile photo of Sakamura
    Sakamura Male 30-39
    237 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:03 am
    Please do a screencap, and create a new FAIL with that ... :) Geez, Eugenius, there are 4 letters to read.

    Trolololol
  15. Profile photo of Sakamura
    Sakamura Male 30-39
    237 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:07 am
    That said, I got no issue paying a crapful of money for some analog cable. But digital, either it goes through, or it doesn`t, and there`s a very VERY thin margin of cables that are just crappy enough to have the signal being clear most of the time.

    For everything else, there`s Monoprice ;)
  16. Profile photo of Barnk
    Barnk Male 30-39
    486 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:15 am
    Aboo.
  17. Profile photo of McGovern1981
    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14268 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:17 am
    LOL!!!! Whoever buys this is special!
  18. Profile photo of patchouly
    patchouly Male 40-49
    4746 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:19 am
    It`s digital folks. As long as there isn`t any static on the line, the signal gets through. Heck, even with some static, the signal gets through. Either way, the pic still gets there with 100% quality, regardless of if you paid $5 for the cable or $5000.
  19. Profile photo of DromEd
    DromEd Male 40-49
    1945 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:21 am
    Nah, gold or nothing.

    Sarcasm aside, silver is a better conductor than gold.

    I could see the benefit (albeit small) of using silver wire in a electric guitar cord that`s 20 feet long. In a 4 foot HDMI...not so much.
  20. Profile photo of nayrbarr
    nayrbarr Male 18-29
    366 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:25 am
    Can you not read? This is *not* a USB cable. It`s still overpriced though.
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    nayrbarr Male 18-29
    366 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:26 am
    @patchouly Not true, do some research.
  22. Profile photo of unmercyfuldu
    unmercyfuldu Male 18-29
    762 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:32 am
    All good until it tarnishes, and then it is poo.
  23. Profile photo of Kaagan
    Kaagan Male 18-29
    1601 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:38 am
    poster doesnt know what USB or HDMI are
  24. Profile photo of EVILLECUTTER
    EVILLECUTTER Male 18-29
    244 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:52 am
    *contains no actual diamonds or silver
  25. Profile photo of McGovern1981
    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14268 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:56 am
    @nayrbarr

    You should do research on these it the biggest scam going. Get the cheap one they work the same!!
  26. Profile photo of hairyshyt
    hairyshyt Male 30-39
    217 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 8:04 am
    Monster were good when it came to analog cables but for short length digital or optical cables it really makes no difference
  27. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 8:18 am
    Let me guess. China.
  28. Profile photo of EgalM
    EgalM Male 30-39
    1707 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 8:18 am
    As I understand it, this only mattered with analog signals, digital is either there or it isn`t, there is no middle ground.
  29. Profile photo of diylobotomy
    diylobotomy Male 18-29
    1832 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 8:19 am
    Someone explain to me why this is worth 1295.99
  30. Profile photo of sparki1980
    sparki1980 Male 30-39
    329 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 8:23 am
    I want to remove all the noises from my DIGITAL connection.
  31. Profile photo of mamba
    mamba Male 18-29
    628 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 8:27 am
    Now that`s gotta be a troll title.
  32. Profile photo of Justin9235
    Justin9235 Male 18-29
    1582 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 8:50 am
    *Sees post*
    "HDMI is not USB.. I`ll go comment"
    *Reads comments*
    "Nevermind, they got it.."
    *Comments anyways*
  33. Profile photo of Buiadh
    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6739 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 9:07 am
    Have to laugh, most things that HDMI cables plug into cannot cope with anything more than the basic transfer rate. So you can have as brilliant cable as you want but it`s just getting throttled into your TV/whatever.
  34. Profile photo of ORGNCHEMST
    ORGNCHEMST Male 18-29
    36 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 9:11 am
    With HDMI cables the signal is digital, it`s all 1`s and 0`s. I bought my cable for 22 bucks and it works just as it should. Tested this theory with a friends high dollar cable and found that their was no detectable difference. Do not waste your money.
  35. Profile photo of Langer
    Langer Male 18-29
    394 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 9:27 am
    *Sees post*
    "HDMI is not USB.. I`ll go comment"
    *Reads comments*
    "Nevermind, they got it.."
    *Comments anyways*

    *notices someone else did the first four steps
    *follows suit on the fifth
  36. Profile photo of spuddington
    spuddington Male 18-29
    128 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 9:59 am
    @langer LOL
  37. Profile photo of TKD_Master
    TKD_Master Male 18-29
    4794 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 10:17 am
    Doesn`t matter. $6 cable from Newegg.com works just as well as this hunk of junk.
  38. Profile photo of Tacos4Brkfst
    Tacos4Brkfst Male 18-29
    620 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 10:22 am
    Don`t forget the ceramic cable lifts for your hdmi cable.


    Paying a crapload of money for an analog cable? You`re still dumb. Shorten the distance required and remove obvious sources of EMI.
  39. Profile photo of Dirk_Diggler
    Dirk_Diggler Male 18-29
    56 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 10:54 am
    I`ve never paid over $6 for a cord. I laugh a little inside when I see people at best buy or other stores get convinced to by expensive cords by the sales people.
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    onoffonoffon Male 30-39
    2382 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 11:34 am
    You have to order it because they have a bridge that goes along with it.
  41. Profile photo of Nickel2
    Nickel2 Male 50-59
    5879 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 12:01 pm
    As long as there are mugs being born, there will be these cables on sale
  42. Profile photo of jendrian
    jendrian Male 18-29
    2516 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 12:08 pm
    I got my cables from Amazon for $0.99; the funniest thing is that since the signal is digital, either it works or it doesn`t. "Delivers 100% of the data required" is something that`s not a lie, but it`s not a lie of any HDMI cable, even my 99 cent ones.
  43. Profile photo of BostonKaiser
    BostonKaiser Male 40-49
    1185 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 12:32 pm
    Popular Mechanics blew the lid off of this scam several years ago. Gold/Silver plating has no effect on a digital connection. It`s either connected or it isn`t. I know others have said this, but thought I`d give a "credible" source.
  44. Profile photo of bloomi
    bloomi Male 18-29
    148 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 12:56 pm
    It`s not even a USB cable.
  45. Profile photo of Lucky2u
    Lucky2u Male 18-29
    315 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm
    That is some impressive "USB" cable there...
  46. Profile photo of faaaaq
    faaaaq Male 18-29
    693 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 2:34 pm
    BostonKaiser lol, you didnt technically give a source...
  47. Profile photo of darkmagic14n
    darkmagic14n Male 18-29
    1625 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 3:06 pm
    the reviews are usually whats best, but here`s where you can buy it online
  48. Profile photo of jadoig
    jadoig Male 30-39
    434 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 3:36 pm
    *facepalm* A USB HDMI cable for all my audio video data transfer needs?
    A diamond one yet that`s filled with silver..
  49. Profile photo of jendrian
    jendrian Male 18-29
    2516 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 4:06 pm
    haha I hadn`t even noticed someone thought this was a USB cable. Fail!
  50. Profile photo of r66tramp
    r66tramp Male 40-49
    674 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 4:22 pm
    I only use cables made by 12 year old virgin Sherpa girls. I also get my snake oil from Nepal.
  51. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 4:37 pm
    As I understand it, this only mattered with analog signals, digital is either there or it isn`t, there is no middle ground.

    It didn`t really matter with analogue signals either, not to that extent. There might well have been a detectable difference between a £1 analogue cable and a £20 analogue cable, but that`s about it (unless you genuinely needed a custom-made cable for something and were paying twice as much for that).

    There is one way it might matter with a digital signal - a *really* cheap cable would have crappy build quality and would probably break easily. I bought 2 £1 cables today for that reason.

    The only even vaguely sensible reason to buy expensive digital cabling is to demonstrate that you have so much money that you can waste it. You may as well buy a decent (i.e. £10-20, tops) cable and throw a handful of notes down a drain - the effect will be exactly the same.
  52. Profile photo of WizardofCOR
    WizardofCOR Male 40-49
    155 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 4:40 pm
    "...but this one goes to 11..."
  53. Profile photo of Javien
    Javien Male 18-29
    270 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 6:38 pm
    USB? Fail

    Price? Facepalm

    The cheap HDMI cables on amazon or ebay work JUST as well. My god, if anyone has bought this...I would want to just smack the hell out of them for being that stupid.
  54. Profile photo of Profworm
    Profworm Male 30-39
    403 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 7:53 pm
    I tend to have a problem with digital audio, myself. It all sounds choppy to me, no matter how lossless the codec. The alternative is $1000 speaker cables. Screw that, I`ll learn to dance between chops.
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    drips Male 30-39
    904 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 8:52 pm
    What kind of $ is that in? Maybe it`s only equivalent to $40 US which puts it on a par with other amazing USB cables that are shaped like HDMI cables.
  56. Profile photo of OldOllie
    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15841 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 9:30 pm
    Electrons can`t tell the difference.
  57. Profile photo of drgnfire
    drgnfire Male 18-29
    531 posts
    May 30, 2012 at 10:34 pm
    the reviews for this on amazon are funny as hell
  58. Profile photo of MrAtari
    MrAtari Male 40-49
    1566 posts
    May 31, 2012 at 12:16 am
    USB? HDMI you mean.
  59. Profile photo of mon360
    mon360 Male 13-17
    735 posts
    May 31, 2012 at 2:02 am
    holy tits!
  60. Profile photo of television17
    television17 Male 13-17
    49 posts
    May 31, 2012 at 2:38 am
    The Ultimate USB Cable is an HDMI Cable?
  61. Profile photo of mzacur
    mzacur Male 18-29
    112 posts
    May 31, 2012 at 4:07 am
    oh IAB...you so dumb.
  62. Profile photo of randomxnp
    randomxnp Male 30-39
    1293 posts
    May 31, 2012 at 6:58 am
    What a load of complete bollocks. This is indistinguishable in any meaningful way from the already overpriced £10 HDMI lead available in Tesco.
  63. Profile photo of sgodtfred
    sgodtfred Male 30-39
    47 posts
    May 31, 2012 at 10:31 am
    While I realize a digital signal either works or it doesn`t, the hype around pricier cables is that they are guaranteed to work with higher data rates (which I suppose means higher video resolution) and are more likely to work with longer or weakened signal paths (such as if you send your signal through several cables via a HDMI splitter).
  64. Profile photo of HI-haole
    HI-haole Male 18-29
    606 posts
    May 31, 2012 at 5:52 pm
    Caption fail...

    eu"genius" should change his name...
  65. Profile photo of mvangild
    mvangild Male 30-39
    527 posts
    May 31, 2012 at 11:06 pm
    Monoprice.com for teh win! I will admit, I used to buy into the whole pricier cable thing when it was for analog speaker cable. But digital cable? Really? And it`s 1300 for silver cable? Gold, I could probably understand. I mean, the amount of silver needed to make about 4.5` of HDMI probably weighs in at less than $100. That means there`s probably about $1,200 that you`re being relieved of.
  66. Profile photo of 8BitHero
    8BitHero Male 18-29
    5414 posts
    June 1, 2012 at 3:37 am
    It`s not a USB cable. It clearly states it`s a HDMI cable. Even then you should only pay for £10 at most for a decent one.

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