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Why Next-Gen Gaming Cables Should Matter to You

by Megan Miller 26 Oct 2020

In case you’ve been living under a rock, the arrival of next-gen gaming consoles is happening in November 2020. We’ve seen the console designs, we've seen the game trailers, but what we haven’t explored is how to get the most out of next-gen graphic specs. PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X have brand new hardware, way more powerful than before. With new hardware, comes updated Gaming Cables. Let's explore KontrolFreek’s new enhanced Gaming Cables and how you can use them to improve the gaming on the next generation of consoles.

HDMI 8K and Display Port Cables for Next-Gen

Sony and Microsoft are releasing games for next-gen that can provide up to 8K resolution. To play on these impressive new graphic specs you will need a HDMI 2.1 cable or a Displayport 1.4 spec cable that can support 8k video. Lucky for you, we already got that covered. Our HDMI 8K Ultra Gaming Cable™ is a high-speed HDMI 2.1 compliant cable that supports up to 48Gbps bandwidth capable of uncompressed 8K video for isane graphical outputs that will minimize interference, signal loss and digital timing errors. If you prefer gaming on a PC monitor, our new DisplayPort Gaming Cable is the right cable for you. It features 32.4Gbps bandwidth capable of 8K video with HDR to maximize your graphical output and visual display. Both cables provide stunning clarity and clear sound for the ultimate gaming experience on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X increased specs.

HDMI 8K Ultra Gaming Cable

DisplayPort Gaming Cable

CAT-8 Ethernet Cables for Gaming

Have you ever been so close to beating a game and then out of nowhere you experience lag and you lose everything? This is truly a gamers worst nightmare. To prevent this from happening, gaming with a high quality ethernet cable can make the world of difference for internet connection. KontrolFreek’s 12’ CAT-8 Ethernet Gaming Cable™ allows you to connect to your LAN/WAN segments and networking gear at maximum speeds, so you can play games, stream video and surf the web without any lag or connection loss. This cable is made from 100% bare copper wire with 50 micron gold plated RJ45 plugs and features shielded connectors for high-speed, stable data transfers. Use it to connect your PC, Laptop, Modem, Router, PlayStation, Xbox, Patch Panels, Switch, Cameras and more. Don’t ever lose a game to lag again.

USB C-to-C Gaming Cable™

PlayStation 5’s controller upgrade will without a doubt be a great addition to game immersion, to learn more about the new controller design and features click here. Our new USB C-to-C Gaming Cable is 12 feet long, allowing longer reach and will provide faster charging speed than before. This cable was specifically designed to power up gamers using C-C devices like PlayStation 5 and supports USB 2.0 data transfer speeds up to 480Mbps and 2.4A charging. The stylish exterior features a durable nylon braid and a round construction to prevent tangling so you won’t have to worry about cable management. With this new upgraded cable you won’t have to wait around for a controller to charge before playing a game ever again.

KontrolFreek cables are backed by a Lifetime Limited Warranty. Our warranty covers any defects in materials or workmanship under normal use conditions, for as long as you own the cable.

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