DisplayPort is the best choice for connecting a computer to a monitor. The older DisplayPort 1.2 is capable of 3840×2160, 4K, at 60 Hz; or 1080p resolution at 144Hz – DisplayPort 1.3, announced in September 2014, is capable of 8K at 60Hz or 4k at 120Hz!
What do you need to hook up a monitor?
0:221:50How & Where to Connect Your Monitors - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipYou need to make sure that your monitor has the right input for the graphics card on your machine.MoreYou need to make sure that your monitor has the right input for the graphics card on your machine. This graphics card that weve got in this machine has a DVI hdmi. And displayport.
Can I use HDMI cable in DisplayPort?
The HDMI specification does not support the DisplayPort LVDS signal type, and if the HDMI TMDS is plugged into a DP monitor, it will not work. A different active adapter that converts the HDMI TMDS signal at 5v to DisplayPort LVDS at 3.3v is required.
How do I convert DisplayPort to HDMI?
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What is the difference between DisplayPort and HDMI?
In terms of image quality, there is virtually no difference between HDMI and DP. The newer the version, the higher the maximum bandwidth and the supported resolution. For LCD video walls, DP is the standard of choice in many cases, because it offers the possibility to drive multiple displays with one cable connection.
Can I use DVI and HDMI at the same time?
So you can use only one at the same time. (My card has two DVI ports and one of them uses the same bandwidth as the HDMI. I can use DVI-DVI-DP or DVI-HDMI-DP but not DVI-DVI-HDMI for three monitor setup because one DVI shares bandwidth with HDMI.)