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News WireDream claims audio boost with silver SATA cable

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by brumgrunt, 26 Mar 2012.

  1. brumgrunt

    brumgrunt New Member

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  2. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    I always thought with a digital signal it either works, or it doesn't.
     
  4. Mongoose132

    Mongoose132 Duckmad

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    I need 50!
     
  5. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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  6. SaNdCrAwLeR

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    isn't that the same thing with the Powerballance bracellet?
    shouldn't these guys be prosecuted for scamming? :eek:
     
  7. Kronenbourg1664

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    This reminds me of a review on bt years ago for a shielded power cable that claimed to improve ovrclocking. I can't find it though...
     
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  9. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Haha, brilliant. I can see the point in a cable that's a few quid rather than the cheapest possible eBay special that might break, but there's just no benefit to super expensive digital cables as far as I can imagine. I'm willing to be proved wrong (bit-tech test perhaps?), but you won't get double data speeds just by changing a cable. :p
     
  10. MrJay

    MrJay You are always where you want to be

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    Wait, so installing these in between your hard drive and motherboard can increase audio quality!?

    *Cough* Bolloks

    I’ve just invented some *insert name of most valuable metallic mineral known to man* necklace that improves the efficiency of the human ear when worn around the neck.

    Such advantages include:
    1. Increased Bass response.
    2. You can actually feel the instrument you currently here in your hand, as if you where playing it yourself.
    3. Changes your physical appearance to a likeness of the artist singing/playing.
     
  11. r3loaded

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    Almost - a digital signal works as long as the SNR at the receiving end is high enough for it to perform accurate error correction.

    But yeah, the claims here are utter balls.
     
  12. greypilgers

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    Apparently these cables even make your dink grow 4 inches...
     
  13. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    I think the articles timing is off by a week.
     
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  14. dunx

    dunx ITX is where it's at !

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    Not the first to make such claims, nor the last...

    I read a bit on some high-end hi-fi site, and gave up due to snake oil poisoning.

    dunx
     
  15. Journeyer

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    Yeah, I'm not sold on those cables.
    However, about that bridge...
     
  16. Vo0Ds

    Vo0Ds Fake potato

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    Seems legit.
     
  17. Madness_3d

    Madness_3d Bit-Tech/Asus OC Winner

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    ridiculous cable sales for the win
     
  18. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    Why so sarcastic :D. Oh wait, i know why... Because the product itself deserves it :D. I wonder how long will it take for Monster Cable to sue them for selling overpriced cables (i guess they have a patent for that) :D.
     
  19. sdc395

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    At the risk of being flamed to death, I'd just like to point out that, perceptibility aside, issues such as timing and the "squareness" of the signal (which is analogue when you look closely) can affect the output of devices like digital-to-analogue converters.

    That said, I'm highly sceptical about these sorts of products.
     
  20. SoulRider

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    I'm looking forward to the Official Bit-Tech review and award before I lay out my hard earned..
     
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