If you're using outdated cable connections on a high definition monitor, you're missing out on the outstanding clarity these technological wonders provide. OSD Premium HDMI cable is High Definition Multimedia Interface capable of the latest formats including 3D and 1440p. HDMI connects easily to audio/video sources like set-top boxes, Blu-Ray players, A/V receivers and HDTVs. If you have a gamer at home, connect HDMI cable to the console and monitor and they'll be floored by the difference in graphics, even on an older 720 HDTV. The difference between the Premium and Value versions is the housing. The Premium cable uses a nickel-plated black metal housing for extra durability. This can be a nice feature if you plan on connecting and reconnecting the cable a lot. OSD HDMI supports standard, enhanced, or high-definition video, plus multi-channel digital audio on a single cable. It transmits all ATSC HDTV standards and supports 8-channel digital audio, with bandwidth to spare to accommodate future enhancements.