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Can the picture quality differ between a third party HDMI cable and the Microsoft branded/licensed cable?
You may notice a difference between HDMI cables if the cable is really long... 20+ feet.


Many of us use HDMI cables from www.monoprice.com with no issues whatsoever.
 

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You may notice a difference between HDMI cables if the cable is really long... 20+ feet.


Many of us use HDMI cables from www.monoprice.com with no issues whatsoever.

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Can the picture quality differ between a third party HDMI cable and the Microsoft branded/licensed cable?
Not picture quality in the conventional sense, but some poor quality cables may result in the notorious "sparklies" where individual pixels sparkle randomly at different locations. Additionally, you may encounter the dreaded "blinking" caused by poor bit error rate on the HDCP link. Neither of those is typically seen with reasonable length cables (
 
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