Inspect that pins and ascertain they are gold coated. Gold platted cables are better
conductors and transfer data at a faster rate compared to regular copper coated cables.
While you can ignore the gold platting for
Always have the cable tested before you buy it to ensure that it is not damaged. All
the pins must be present and functioning properly, and also get a good warranty for
the cable. Do insist on warranties for any computer and gaming accessories, including
wifi adaptors if you need to purchase one. Only buy the best quality cables for your
devices to enjoy years of service.