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The higher priced cables may or may not have higher quality connectors. If the signal goes from Point A to Point B, it really doesn’t matter. A gold plated connector isn’t going to magically make the image quality better, for example. I personally think it is absurd to pay $50+ for a 2 meter HDMI cable. I agree with The occ's post 100% - save your money.
The extra money is NOT worth it!!! For example, audiophiles were asked to determine the quality of different types of audio cables. 'Monster' brand cables fared worse than plain wire coat hangers!
Granted a digital signal might be more susceptable to interference but a $5.00 cable will give you just as good results as a $50 cable. Save the money and get the cheaper one!