Yes gear nerds, it’s what you’ve been waiting for! Someone who hasn’t got anything better to do has collected together 79 patch cables, devised a mix of (probably) legit and somewhat questionable tests (I particularly admire the ‘hit the cables with a fan blade’ test ) and stuck all the results in a spreadsheet.
Pure geeky joy.
Seriously, while not brilliantly scientific, you can see that often paying more for cables isn’t always best. I thought the interference tests were very bad for some cables.
Anyway if you want to nerd out for a while here it is
There is a link under the video in YouTube for a PDF of all the results.