I know it's a waste to pay for monster hdmi cable but it's only $23 shipped atm.
I actually prefer the Sony ones.
My brand new laptop has been sitting in their service center for 3 weeks with a faulty keyboard!
after my C2D comp died, i decided to get myself a netbook.
saw these 2 post (bhphotovideo):
http://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/55410 USD332.81 1215B C-50