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Zionote Unveils WireDream High Grade SATA Cables for Content Production Houses

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    You are probably not new to overpriced digital data cables, such as $100 HDMI cables that claim to improve quality of digital video, but this one takes the cake: a $300 (starting) SATA cable, made of 97% silver (wiring), and 3% gold (contacts), which claims to improve fidelity of data transferred, that can bring about subtle improvements to the quality of digital audio/video produced.

    WireDream (WD-SATA-INDRA), from Korean company Zionote, is just that. It's a braided SATA cable, with wires made of silver, and contacts made of gold. It is available in lengths of 40 cm (WD-SATA-INDRA-40x), 50 cm (WD-SATA-INDRA-50x), and 60 cm (WD-SATA-INDRA-60x); with three variants based on the way the connectors are angled: straight-straight, straight-L(upwards, WD-SATA-INDRA-x0SU), and straight-L(downwards, WD-SATA-INDRA-x0SD).

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  2. TheLostSwede

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    Another rip-off product that no-one needs...

    That said, the actual cable design isn't bad, but at $300+ a pop... no way :shadedshu
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  3. LDNL

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    You can see by the software theyre using who this product is aimed for.
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    If you care about signal integrity, wouldn't it be better to use short, cheap cables instead of long, high-quality cables?
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    Don't you mean the OS that is being used? Apple users wont be shocked to hear about another overpriced piece of computing hardware. ;)

    P.S - No hate, I use apple products too. :p
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    ... that is juyst mean taking advantage of customers like that, no integrity

    Hopefully they don't have any customers. I can't imagine paying 1500$ in SATA cables for a simple RAID 5 array
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    WireDream(NightMare) unshielded SATA cable with no lock mechanism! :ohwell:
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    I hear they are going to make a 5000$ 10ft cable for that
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    Pricing is just staggeringly absurd!
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    If SATA was an analogue standard... by all means. But it's DIGITAL! A cable with lower resistance and better impedence matching isn't going to improve BER whatsoever. Not with the SATA6 standard anyway. Standard cables are more than sufficient.

    Ugh, but uninformed consumers are going to buy this anyway thinking it will somehow be better... :slap:
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    As an Electronic Engineer this makes me so very mad :mad:
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    wait... isnt the whole point of DIGITAL is that this stuff doesnt matter? It is either a 1 or a 0... i dont remember the last time any piece of software measured the quality of my 1s and 0s or even could if it wanted to.
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    I would say higher cable quality = lower overhead and latency on the cable, meaning better performance, BUT that would be really true if the cable would be over 10 meters, not 50cm!!! WTH??? Suckers will buy this anyways....
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    Would never buy this, even if I had the cash or similar.
    Good luck to that company.
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    I've used one of those cables in my PC and now it runs really really fast and has eliminated all bottlenecks in Windows and my pictures are nicer. Recommended.
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    That's amazing, i must have 6 right away. :roll:
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    hmmm.... too cheap i don't buy silver cables only Molybdenum made ones.period

    sale this sh...t in the 3rd world countries
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    With all the silver and gold will make for cool jewelry like a wrist bracelet or something
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    fuck you, Zionote.
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    ^ i'll say that again.
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    Y'all are just jealous 'cause you can't afford the good stuff! I'm in for six!
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    - Honey, can I buy you a nice silver and gold necklace?
    - Awww I'd love that honey!

    *Buys silver and gold SATA cable*

    - Oh no I got scammed, they sent me a silver and gold computer cable! Good thing I need one :)
    - You SOFB, I hope you like this couch because that is where you are sleeping for the next week

    *Damn she saw through my BS*

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    I asked for a necklace and they gave me a computer cable. MAAAAANNNN that ain't no necklace, that's a cable. I THREW IT ON THE GROUND!
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    BTW you can crossflash those cable and change your ati x850XT into a 7970 !!
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    Guys, if you go and translate the page, you can see they stated that this cable is a "Serial ATA cable for pure ultra high-end audio", "The analog sound becomes smooth, the stage becomes wider"...

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