Does Excellent HDMI Video Performance Equate to Similar Audio Performance

musicfirst1

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I'm looking to buy a quality HDMI Cable to use in my HT setup.
I currently have a SONY UBP-X800 feeding 4K HQR signals to my beloved 65" SONY 4K HDR OLED TV.
I've tried and liked the AQ Diamond, but would like to audition others in the $1500 or lower price range.
Eventually I'll install my legacy ONKYO HT Receiver down the road.
Any recommendations and comparisons to the AQ diamond would be appreciated.

Does Video and Audio performance go hand in hand with HDMI cables?
 

musicfirst1

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Anyone?
 

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I can't speak to the "sound" of an HDMI cable and have no experience with "high-end" HDMI cables. The audio (up to 192k/24b per channel) is embedded in the digital data stream (it is all digital "bits") so in general a cable that passes the (much higher bandwidth) video should handle the audio just fine. Based on that, my answer would be a qualified "yes" in that the audio bandwidth is much lower than the video but audio data is part of the data stream.

FWIWFM/HTH - Don
 
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