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The 6 Best USB-C Cables of 2024

We purchased USB-C cables from Anker, Amazon Basics, Belkin, and more to find the very best
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Best USB-C Cable Review (While you might not notice right away, there can be quite a difference between USB Type C charging cables.)
While you might not notice right away, there can be quite a difference between USB Type C charging cables.
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By David Wise ⋅ Senior Review Editor  ⋅  Jun 14, 2024

The Best USB-C Cables for 2024


After researching more than 50 different cables, we bought the 13 USB-C cables with the highest potential and tested them head-to-head. We charged device after device and moved file after file, ranking and scoring each cable's charging performance and data transfer capabilities. We also evaluated the material and strain relief for each connector, as well as repeatedly flexing and bending each cable to assess durability. Check out our complete side-by-side review to see which USB-C cable came out on top, which is the best bargain buy, and which earns the highest durability points. If you prefer to go cordless, check out our picks for the top wireless chargers.

Editor's Note: We updated this review on June 14, 2024, to offer additional buying advice and check that our lineup is up to date.

Top 13 USB-C Cables - Test Results

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Pros Durable, flexible, high currentGood charging rates, decently durableBraided cable, bulky overmold, fast chargingInexpensive, good charging performanceDurable, great data transfer rate
Cons Can discolor, priceyNo cable organization, smaller overmoldsPriceyLacking cable organizationBulky connectors, pricey
Bottom Line If you want the best of the best for durability and charging speeds, this is an exceptional optionThis fairly run-of-the-mill cable does a solid job of charging most devices and is offered at a decent priceA durable, fast charging, premium quality cord for your USB-C devicesA bulk pack of USB Type C to C cables that are durable, charge quickly, and won't break the bankWhile it is bulky, this cable is a great choice if you are transferring a lot of data via USB-C
Rating Categories Anker Powerline III... RAMPOW USB C 6ft Anker Powerline+ to... JSaux USB-C to USB-C Belkin 3.1 USB-A To...
Durability (40%)
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Specs Anker Powerline III... RAMPOW USB C 6ft Anker Powerline+ to... JSaux USB-C to USB-C Belkin 3.1 USB-A To...
Connectors USB-C to USB-C USB-A to USB-C USB-A to USB-C USB-C to USB-C USB-A to USB-C
Available Lengths 3', 6' 8", 1', 3.3', 6.5', 10' 3', 6' 3.3', 6.6' 3'
Jacket Material Thick silicone Braided Braided Braided Reinforced standard
Cable Organization? Silicone strap No Strap Strap No
Strain Relief Bulky silicone overmold Bulky plastic overmold Bulky plastic overmold Bulky plastic overmold Bulky overmold
USB Charging Standard USB 2.0, 100W USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 2.0 USB 3.1
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 480 Mb/s 5 GB/s 5 GB/s 480 Mb/s 10 Gb/s


Best USB-C to USB-C Cable


Anker Powerline III USB-C


81
OVERALL
SCORE
  • Durability 9.0
  • Charging Performance 8.0
  • Data Transfer 7.0
  • Cable Organization 6.0
REASONS TO BUY
Durable silicone cable jacket
Extremely flexible
Charging speeds
REASONS TO AVOID
Data transfer rate could be faster
SPECIFICATIONS
Available Lengths 3', 6'
Connectors USB-C to USB-C
Jacket Material Thick silicone
Cable Organization? Silicone strap
Strain Relief Bulky silicone overmold

If you want a USB-C cable of the highest quality, we highly recommend the Anker Powerline III USB-C. This cable can charge most smartphones as fast as they are able to, all while being supremely flexible and exceptionally durable. “We've repeatedly sucked up the end of the cable in a robot vacuum with no ill effects,” joked our lead tester. It can have up to a 100-watt max, allowing you to charge larger devices at higher rates and take full advantage of the USB Power Delivery standard.

This cable doesn't have the maximum data transfer rates with the USB 3.1 standard. But our tester points out that this “likely won't be an issue for most users who are primarily focused on charging.” Although the jacket and overmolds are very durable, the lighter colors can discolor and show dirt and grime. Still, in all our years of USB-C cable testing, this is by far our favorite cable and one we highly recommend to anyone who only wants the best. For super fast data transfer, unsurpassed by any other product in this review, the Anker Thunderbolt 3.0 is a true king. While it is not as durable, it should be another consideration to add to your list.

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Although many wall chargers still include USB-A ports (bottom), an increasing number are available with a USB-C port (top), making the Anker Powerline III a great option to boost your charging speed.
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Best USB-A to USB-C Cable


Anker Powerline+ USB-C to USB-A 3.0


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OVERALL
SCORE
  • Durability 8.0
  • Charging Performance 8.0
  • Data Transfer 8.0
  • Cable Organization 6.0
REASONS TO BUY
Durable braided sheath
USB 3.0
Data transfer rate
REASONS TO AVOID
Bulky USB-C connector
SPECIFICATIONS
Available Lengths 3', 6'
Connectors USB-A to USB-C
Jacket Material Braided
Cable Organization? Strap
Strain Relief Bulky plastic overmold

It's hard to go wrong with the Anker Powerline+ USB-C to USB-A 3.0. “In our opinion, this cable is one of the most durable options out there,” our testers said. It has a braided outer sheath to protect the cable and a hefty molded strain relief at the base of both connectors to reinforce a typical weak point on charging cables. It's USB 3.0 compliant, so you know you are getting excellent charging performance, and it's rated for transferring data at up to five Gbps. The Anker Powerline+ is available in both red and black in three and six-foot lengths. It also includes an attached Velcro strap to cut down on your charging clutter.

We honestly don't have many negative things to say about this cable. The reinforced braided sheath makes this cable a little stiffer than some options in our fleet, but we didn't find this a huge issue. The connector body on the USB-C side is also a little bulkier, so it could be a bit more challenging to use or completely incompatible with certain phone cases — “particularly heavy-duty or waterproof options,” as one tester noted. It's a great all-around USB-C cable, and we highly recommend it. For even faster data transfer performance, don't miss the Belkin 3.1 USB-A To USB-C. It boasts a maximum data transfer rate of 10Gb/s compared to 5 Gb/s found with the Powerline+.

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Best Bang for the Buck: USB-C to USB-C


JSaux USB-C to USB-C


77
OVERALL
SCORE
  • Durability 8.0
  • Charging Performance 8.0
  • Data Transfer 7.0
  • Cable Organization 6.0
REASONS TO BUY
Solid charging performance
Reinforced cable and connectors
REASONS TO AVOID
No cable organization
SPECIFICATIONS
Available Lengths 3.3', 6.6'
Connectors USB-C to USB-C
Jacket Material Braided
Cable Organization? Strap
Strain Relief Bulky plastic overmold

If you're shopping on a budget, then the JSaux USB-C to USB-C is a great option. Thanks to the faster charge rates available with USB Power Delivery, this cable can charge devices quickly. “With a maximum output of three amps, it is more than enough to charge most devices at their maximum rate,” our lead tester observed. It also has a solid overmold and a braided sheath for enhanced durability.

Even though this cable offers better charging specs, it is only a USB PD 2.0 device. This means that it should charge most smaller devices just as fast as a 3.0 device, but it won't transmit as much information or status messages between the device and the charger. This can limit its output — “particularly when using it for larger devices like laptops,” one tester commented — and is limited to a data transfer rate of 480 Mbps. So if you need faster data transfer to a computer (5 Gb/s vs. 480 Mb/s), it is worth considering also purchasing an additional USB-C to USB-A cable like the RAMPOW USB-C. But the JSaux is still a solid, affordable option for folks who have committed to USB-C power adapters.

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Although the device and the power adapter generally determine the charging current, the current of the JSaux cable allows it to charge at maximum potential.
Credit: David Wise

Best Bang for the Buck: USB-A to USB-C


Anker Premium Nylon USB-A to C


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SCORE
  • Durability 8.0
  • Charging Performance 7.0
  • Data Transfer 7.0
  • Cable Organization 6.0
REASONS TO BUY
Inexpensive
Braided sheath for durability
REASONS TO AVOID
Not capable of fast-charging certain devices
USB 2.0
SPECIFICATIONS
Available Lengths 3', 6'
Connectors USB-A to USB-C
Jacket Material Braided
Cable Organization? Strap
Strain Relief Bulky plastic overmold

If you are looking for a USB-C cable and hoping to spend as little as possible, we suggest the Anker Premium Nylon USB-A to C. “These low-cost cables offer decent charging performance,” our tester observed, with a maximum power rating of 15 watts (five volts, three amps). They also have fairly substantial rubber over-molding at the base of each connector and a braided sheath for maximum durability. These cables are available in three and six-foot lengths in red, silver, or black.

These cables might be a great option for folks shopping on a budget,” one tester noted, “but they aren't necessarily the best choice for others needing a quick charge.” They will work with Quick Charge protocols but not with the new USB 3.0 Power Delivery, meaning devices like an iPad Pro or Nintendo Switch won't be able to use high-speed charging. Without a USB 3.0-supported cable like the RAMPOW USB-C, these devices will still charge, just at a much slower rate — to the point that you may not be able to use them while charging without the battery percentage continuing to drop. However, the Anker Nylon USB-A to C is still an excellent option for anyone shopping for USB-C cables on the cheap.

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While your wall charger might only be USB-A compatible, it's often more convenient to charge things like power banks via a USB-C connection.
Credit: Jason Peters

Best for Data Transfer and Video


Anker Thunderbolt 3.0


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SCORE
  • Durability 7.0
  • Charging Performance 8.0
  • Data Transfer 10.0
  • Cable Organization 6.0
REASONS TO BUY
Outstanding data transfer rates/Thunderbolt-compatible
High wattage capabilities
REASONS TO AVOID
Short
SPECIFICATIONS
Available Lengths 2.3'
Connectors USB-C to USB-C
Jacket Material Reinforced standard
Cable Organization? Yes
Strain Relief Bulky overmold

If you are looking for a USB-C cable for transferring data or video, we highly recommend the Anker Thunderbolt 3.0. This USB-C to C cable has a reinforced jacket and bulky overmolds on its connectors for increased durability and offers excellent charging performance. It's compatible with Power Delivery and Qualcomm Quick Charge devices with a maximum power rating of 100 watts, “allowing it to charge even larger devices as quickly as possible,” our lead tester observed. This cable is Thunderbolt-compatible, allowing data transfer rates of up to 40 Gb/s when connected to a Thunderbolt port or a maximum of 10 Gb/s or 5 Gb/s if connected to a USB 3.1 Gen 1 or Gen 2 port. It is also video-compatible, so you can use this cable to hook up a computer to a USB-C external monitor if your computer has that functionality.

The cable runs on the shorter side,” one tester noted, “which makes it a little less convenient for folks who use their phone while plugged into the charger.” If you need a longer cord, the USB-IF Certified Cable Matters is a reasonable alternative. This Anker Thunderbolt cable has reinforced jacketing and overmolds, but we found it slightly less durable than some of the braided or silicone models. Nevertheless, we think this is your best bet if you place the most focus on data transfer or Thunderbolt compatibility.

usb-c cable - the thunderbolt cable by anker is great for fast data transfer rates.
The Thunderbolt cable by Anker is great for fast data transfer rates.
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An All-in-One Charging Solution


Anker Powerline II 3-in-1


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OVERALL
SCORE
  • Durability 5.0
  • Charging Performance 6.0
  • Data Transfer 5.0
  • Cable Organization 6.0
REASONS TO BUY
Versatile
Decent charging performance
REASONS TO AVOID
Connector adapters can be cumbersome to use
SPECIFICATIONS
Available Lengths 3'
Connectors USB-A to USB-C, Lightning, Micro USB
Jacket Material Standard
Cable Organization? Strap
Strain Relief Small overmold

If you're tired of keeping track of cables for all of your different devices, then the Anker Powerline II 3-in-1 cable is a fantastic option. This cable has a USB-C charging connector, a Lightning connector for iPhones, and a micro-USB port for other Android phones or accessory devices. “This makes it invaluable for traveling or situations where you need to charge a wide spectrum of devices,” our lead tester pointed out. It is still capable of 'Fast Charging' a Samsung S8 using a QC 3.0 wall adapter as well, so you aren't going to be making too many concessions when it comes to charging performance.

The charging connector adapters can be slightly finicky to connect,” one tester observed, and the adaptors seem to be a weak point in terms of durability. The cable also lacks a braided jacket, though it has decent strain relief at the connector end. It might not be the best option for those who want the absolute fastest charging or data transfer, but it's a great thing to throw in your car or bag to ensure that you always have a suitable charging cable wherever you go. While no other products we tested had so many different charging connectors, several were far more durable. For example, the CyvenSmart USB-C sports a reinforced connector for longevity.

usb-c cable - the powerline ii includes a micro usb cable as the default connector.
The Powerline II includes a micro USB cable as the default connector.
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Compare Products

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Score Product Price
81
Anker Powerline III USB-C
Best USB-C to USB-C Cable
$27
Editors' Choice Award
78
Anker Powerline+ USB-C to USB-A 3.0
Best USB-A to USB-C Cable
$23
Editors' Choice Award
77
JSaux USB-C to USB-C
Best Bang for the Buck: USB-C to USB-C
$13
Best Buy Award
76
Anker Thunderbolt 3.0
Best for Data Transfer and Video
$37
Top Pick Award
76
RAMPOW USB C 6ft
$10
75
Anker Powerline+ USB-C to USB-C
$30
74
Belkin 3.1 USB-A To USB-C
$35
73
Anker Premium Nylon USB-A to C
Best Bang for the Buck: USB-A to USB-C
$18
Best Buy Award
72
CyvenSmart USB-C
$13
72
USB-IF Certified Cable Matters
$13
60
Amazon Basics Fast Charging USB-C 2.0
$9
60
Apple USB-C Charge Cable
$29
55
Anker Powerline II 3-in-1
An All-in-One Charging Solution
$22
Top Pick Award

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How We Tested USB-C Cables


After researching all the top cables, we bought the most compelling USB-C models on the market today to try out for ourselves. We compared their charging standards, measured their charging rate using USB multimeters, and timed how fast each could transfer large files. We also flexed each connector repeatedly to check for signs of wear and tear, and we rated and scored how easy it is to keep each cable organized.

Our testing of USB-C cables is divided into four different metrics:
  • Durability (40% of overall score weighting)
  • Charging Performance (40% weighting)
  • Data Transfer (10% weighting)
  • Cable Organization (10% weighting)

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Comparing the strain relief on different cables to rank and score durability.
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Why Trust GearLab


Taking the lead on our USB-C cable testing and reviewing process, David Wise has over four years of experience comparing products head-to-head for GearLab. He has worked extensively with USB charging products, including wireless chargers, USB wall power adapters, charging stations, and portable chargers. In addition to his extensive experience with consumer charging electronics, he has formal training as a mechanical engineer with a specific focus on DC circuits and lithium battery systems, bringing all of this know-how into the design and execution of our side-by-side testing protocols.

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Using a USB multimeter to measure charging current and voltage and see the much higher charging voltage when using USB Power Delivery adapters with a proper cable.
Credit: David Wise

How To Choose the Best USB-C Cable


All of these cables may look the same, but our side-by-side testing revealed that they certainly are not all created equal. So, how do you know which USB-C cable is the right one for you? Before we dive into the nitty-gritty differences uncovered by our in-depth testing, you can ask yourself a few key questions to help guide your purchase decision.

What Types of Ports Are You Connecting?


While at least one end of these cables sport a USB-C connector, we tested a variety of cords that are also compatible with a USB-A port. The easiest way to narrow your selection is to look at the devices you plan to plug into and match the ends accordingly. We list the types of connectors under the specs in our comparison chart.

Do You Want a Long or Short Cable?


Most of the cords we tested come in a variety of lengths — ranging from 1-10 feet — but not every cord is available in every length. We've found that shorter cables are more convenient to carry with one of our favorite power banks, and help keep our desks clean in the office. On the other hand, a long cable is nice to have if you want to use your phone while it's plugged into the wall. We also list the available lengths for every cord we tested under the specs in our comparison chart.

Do You Need a Cable for More Than Just Charging?


These cables are most commonly used to charge your phone or other compatible devices (which is why our Charging Performance metric makes up 40% of a product's overall score). But USB-C is now also one of the most commonly used connections. If you're planning to plug in and connect devices, pay attention to the top-scoring cables in our Data Transfer metric — higher-scoring products afford faster transfer rates.

usb-c cable - the difference between cable jackets can make a big impact when it...
The difference between cable jackets can make a big impact when it comes to a cable's longevity.
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Analysis and Test Results


We divided our comprehensive testing process into four metrics: durability, charge performance, data transfer, and cable organization. Evaluating each metric involved multiple tests, which we highlight accordingly.


Value


When shopping on a budget for a USB-C to C cable, the JSaux is a great choice. It's a durable cable that holds its own against top-tier products for a considerably lower price. If you are shopping for multiple cables, you can take advantage of the considerable cost savings offered via bulk packaging, like the Anker Premium Nylon.

usb-c cable - the cyvensmart is an incredibly durable option.
The Cyvensmart is an incredibly durable option.
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Durability


We placed the greatest significance on our durability metric, which included rating and ranking the connector strain relief and the cable sheath and bending each cable over 100 times to see if they sustained any damage. Every cable passed this test and continued to charge after being repeatedly flexed. But, some cables showed a bit more wear than others.


With its thickened silicone jacket and beefy overmolds, the Anker PowerLine III USB-C thoroughly impressed us in the durability department. We subjected this cable to significant abuse, and it didn't show any sign of damage, just some mild discoloration. Even better, we love how flexible this cable is, especially compared to some of the braided options.

usb-c cable - the cyvensmart has heavily reinforced strain relief at the base of...
The Cyvensmart has heavily reinforced strain relief at the base of the connector.
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The CyvenSmart USB-C cable also immediately impressed us in this regard and is a sturdy option. This cable not only has a braided sheath to protect it from wear and tear, but it also has a larger plastic strain relief and a metal spring to maintain the integrity of the connector even after repeated flexing. It showed no damage and continued to charge after we folded it over 100 times in our connector fatigue test; the overall diameter of its braided sheath is a bit smaller than some of the other cables.

usb-c cable - while the belkin (top) doesn&#039;t have a braided jacket, it is a much...
While the Belkin (top) doesn't have a braided jacket, it is a much burlier cable than the standard options.
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Most of the cables that scored above average for durability have a braided exterior sheath for protection and showed no significant signs of wear after our tests. The Belkin, Cable Matters, and Anker Thunderbolt don't have a braided jacket, but they have reinforced standard cable jackets and burly overmolds for increased durability over a standard cable. These cables also have a reinforced plastic barrel at the base of the connector to provide additional strain relief. They all passed our repeated flexing test, though we could see some definite creases and discoloration on the jacket of the Belkin.

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The Anker Thunderbolt is quite durable with its reinforced sheath and overmolds compared to a typical cable.
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The RAMPOW USB C 6ft had a few more fibers coming loose after our bend test and has much smaller molded strain relief boots at the base of both connectors. The Anker Powerline II 3-in-1 came next in our durability assessment. The Powerline II 3-in-1 feels like a typical cable, albeit with a slightly thicker cable jacket; we are a little concerned with the different adapters and how they are attached. We could see them getting caught on things frequently and prematurely wearing out compared to the rest of the cable.

usb-c cable - if you have an iphone or older ipad, the apple usb-c to lightning...
If you have an iPhone or older iPad, the Apple USB-C to Lightning cable is a great choice.
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Charging Performance


We compared the charging performance of each cable, checking their maximum rated power and if they could successfully charge a Nintendo Switch and a Samsung S8. We also checked whether the S8 could “Fast Charge” when using a QC 3.0 power adapter. The USB-C to C cables are at an advantage here because USB-A to C cables don't support Power Delivery and won't charge a device as fast, even if they are rated to a higher current. However, all of the cables we tested were able to “Fast Charge” our Samsung S8 — a QC 3.0-compatible device — when we used the appropriate power supply, and we didn't have any issues charging our Switch as well.


The Anker PowerLine III is listed with a maximum power rating of 100 watts (20 volts, five amps), which should allow it to charge just about any device at full speed, including a MacBook, provided you are using a power adapter with enough output. The Apple USB-C Charge Cable and USB-C to Lightning don't list exact power ratings, but they're both fully compatible with Apple's 87-watt USB power adapter, and we would expect these cables to all perform the same — though going with the Apple cables will ensure compatibility with Apple devices.

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The Apple USB-C to C is a great option for high-power devices, like a Nintendo Switch or a newer MacBook.
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The Anker Thunderbolt and the Cable Matters are also listed with a maximum power rating of 100 watts. They can fast-charge larger devices and are compatible with Qualcomm Quick Charge and Power Delivery devices. The JSaux USB-C to USB-C has a lower listed power rating of only 60 watts (20 volts, three amps), and the Anker Powerline+ states that it only has limited charging speeds with larger devices, like a MacBook Pro, dropping both of them in the rankings.

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The 100-watt rating of the Cable Matters cord can charge power-hungry devices at their fastest rate without issues.
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Most of the other USB-A to C cables say they are rated for up to three amps of charging current; they likely won't charge that quickly because most devices can't request that much power without using the Power Delivery protocol. Therefore, you're usually stuck at a lower charging rate, even if the cable can physically carry more current.

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The Powerline II 3-in-1 cable has integrated adapters for USB-C and Lightning devices, as well as Micro-USB.
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Data Transfer


Next, we compared the data transfer abilities of each cable, awarding scores off their USB standard and associated maximum transfer rates.


The Anker Thunderbolt topped the charts in this metric with its claimed maximum data rate of 40 Gb/s; this is only with compatible devices and when plugged into a Thunderbolt port. However, it is also USB 3.1 compatible, so you are looking at maximum data transfer rates of 5 Gb/s or 10 Gb/s, depending on what your device will support.

The Belkin USB 3.1 is next on our list, theoretically able to achieve file transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbps when connected to USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports with compatible devices. The Anker Powerline+ USB-C to A and the RAMPOW came next, with each of these USB 3.0 cables stating that they can achieve data transfer speeds of up to five Gbps — roughly 10 times faster than the 480 Mbps rate of the other USB 2.0 cables.

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The Belkin USB 3.1 cable has some of the fastest data transfer specs out there.
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Cable Organization


Our last metric looked at anything that made it easier to cut down on the cable clutter in your life, such as travel cases, Velcro ties, or elastic straps. This doesn't count for too much of each cable's score — since you can always purchase a separate organizer — but we found some of the included features to be quite convenient.


The Anker Powerline+ USB-C to C easily snags the top spot, as it includes a travel case with a Velcro strap. This proved to be a convenient and easy way to keep your cable organized, especially when traveling.

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The travel case for the Powerline+ has a built-in strap.
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The Anker Powerline+ USB-A to C, Anker Thunderbolt, Anker Premium Nylon USB-A to C, Anker Powerline II 3-in-1, Anker Powerline III, and the JSaux USB-C to C all include a Velcro or silicone strap that can stay attached to the cable. This is a handy way to keep these cables coiled neatly and prevents you from losing the strap.

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The Velcro strap helps keep the Powerline II nice and tidy while in use.
Credit: David Wise

Conclusion


Regardless of your power requirements or budget, we hope that you have found this to be a helpful breakdown and analysis of the top USB-C cables currently on the market. We have also tested the best USB hubs, including those with USB-C connections and ports. We hope we've been able to aid you in your search for a new charging cable.

If your electronics needs extend past a simple USB cable (and whose don't?), we've also tested items like the top USB wall chargers, best lightning cables, and USB flash drives. If you need more storage, we have you covered with the best microSD cards, and flash drives as well as office supplies from the best paper shredders to the best keyboards and best printers.

David Wise