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    Cables cables.

    Sometimes you get the quality you pay extra for.

    And sometimes, you don't.

    I recently purchased some rounded cables from SCAN - I already had a Scan 3XS one, now I added an Akasa one and a Coolermaster one. All roughly the same price.

    I expected the Akasa and Coolermaster, being branded, to be higher quality than the 3XS one.. and the Coolermaster one definitely is - lovely braided cable, fully EMI shielded -really looks like a quality piece of work. However, the Akasa one.. oh boy! There's no shielding, the rubber sleeve doesn't even cover the connector, and as soon as I pulled the 'pull here' tab, it just snapped off The 3XS one on the otherhand falls between the two - no fancy shielding, but at least it's solidly built.

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    Some really solid ones are LN11328, maybe too solid for some as they arent the most flexible. They do angled ones as well, or at least they did

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    Forgot to say, they're all IDE or floppy cables, ie rounded versions of ribbon cables. I've not had a problem with the sata cables - in fact from a cabling point of view I think I'm falling in love with SATA

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    In that case, there are some AC Ryan ones that are pretty strong and sturdy, I got mine from kustom a while back.
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