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ps4 hdmi cable queery.....

Discussion in 'PlayStation' started by TAYLOR7, Jan 30, 2017.

  1. TAYLOR7

    TAYLOR7 Member

    Hi guys, quick question, does the quality of the hdmi cable effect my gaming experience? My sister nicked mine and im after a new one. I know you can get cheap ones and more expensive ones, but is there an obvious difference in the quality of gaming given that its on a 1080p tv? thanks..
     
  2. maff

    maff VIP Member Forum Supporter

    I've found very little if no difference using cheap HDMI cables for 1080p.
     
  3. TAYLOR7

    TAYLOR7 Member

    Thanks maff. Wasnt sure as there seems to be all different types for tv's, gaming etc. gold plated hdmi cables and everything.
     
  4. qasim22

    qasim22 Member

    Ive seen no difference either. companies just try ripe uou off with fancy looking onces..
     
  5. nickyd186

    nickyd186 TK Veteran

    The ones from the likes of wilko work perfectly as good as the maplin and pc world ones
     
  6. t3rminal

    t3rminal Member

  7. leemoo

    leemoo Member

    Would have to agree with everyone else. I have never been able to see any difference depending on the price ranges. Just seems to be a way of trying to fleece money out of people who believe they are paying for better quality.
     
  8. linesman66

    linesman66 Member Forum Supporter

    Agree more expensive isn't always better

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  9. pugsteve

    pugsteve Member

    all put out the same digital signal of 1's & 0's lol so a 99p and 99pound one will do the same job its just the made from better material supposedly lol
     
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  10. castleb36

    castleb36 Member

    Unless your PS4 is in a commercial server space, then a cheap HDMI cable will give you an almost identical 1080p image, compared to a Monster or Belkin cable that retails £40+
     
  11. banny

    banny Member

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    Short version -

    There are only four kinds of HDMI cables for the home:
    • High-speed with Ethernet
    • High-speed without Ethernet
    • Standard-speed with Ethernet
    • Standard-speed without Ethernet
    High speed cables are those that support HDMI 1.4 (i.e can handle transmit data fast enough to handle the extra data needed for 120Mhz).

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    Don't be lured by promises of better signal connection with gold plated end and other BS Sellers try to use. Merely to emphasize my point check this bad boy out
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    At least Dick Turpin wore a mask before robbing folk blind :)
     
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2017

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