What is a DisplayPort?

26.04.2017 11:36

DisplayPort is a digital interface for transmitting video and audio signals.

The DisplayPort specification was released first in 2006 and is constantly being expanded. Depending on the version, different resolutions and additional functions are supported.

Most current graphics cards have at least one DisplayPort. Please note that depending on the specification of the DisplayPort you can also connect several monitors through one port. In addition, with an adapter can also connect an HDMI or DVI-D device.

Resolutions
The following resolutions can be achieved using the corresponding DisplayPort version:

DisplayPort 1.0 to 1.1a
1920x1080 at up to 144Hz
2560x1440 at up to 75Hz
3840x2160 at 30 Hz

DisplayPort 1.2 to 1.2a
1920x1080 at up to 240Hz
2560x1440 at up to 165Hz
3840x2160 at up to 75Hz
5120x2880 at 30Hz

DisplayPort 1.3
1920x1080 at up to 240Hz
2560x1440 at up to 240Hz
3840x2160 at up to 120Hz
5120x2880 at up to 60Hz
7680x4320 at 30Hz

DisplayPort 1.4
1920x1080 at up to 240Hz
2560x1440 at up to 240Hz
3840x2160 at up to 240Hz
5120x2880 at up to 120Hz
7680x4320 at up to 60Hz

Connections
Mainly you can find two different DisplayPort connections on computers or notebooks today:

on the left site you can see a miniDisplayPort and on the right the normal DisplayPort


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