In case you have some holiday cash burning a hole in your pocket and are tired of playing guitar cord roulette, the team at Guitar Site has tested a bunch of cables. Read about cables with exotic names like Lava Magma and Mogami Gold and get info about the DiMarzio Overbraid:
The sturdy overbraid cover decreases tangling and allowed the cable to withstand various torture tests, outclassing expensive cables. It doesn’t use StarTrek technology shielding but it does get the job done.
Compare prices and other specs at GS.
And take a look at another cable standoff from 2010 right here.