Ars Technica has posted a series of articles attempting to verify whether there’s any difference between a $340 “audiophile” Ethernet cable and a $2.50 generic one. In addition to doing a quick teardown, they took the cables to Las Vegas and asked a bunch of test subjects to evaluate the cables in a blind test. Surprise, surprise: the expensive cables weren’t any better.
Gallery: We tear apart a $340 audiophile Ethernet cable and look inside
We bought two, and since we can’t return them, we decided to destroy one and share!
The audiophile’s dilemma: strangers can’t identify $340 cables, either [Updated]
But pre-set expectations and testing questions make us wonder about our results.
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