The Tom’s Hardware Show: DisplayPort Demystified

Craig Wiley discusses the latest DisplayPort news with Tom’s Hardware.

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Updated DisplayPort Alt Mode Spec to Bring DisplayPort 2.0 Performance to USB4 and New USB Type-C® Devices

DisplayPort Alt Mode version 2.0 enables all of the latest capabilities of DisplayPort through the USB Type-C connector, including beyond-8K resolution and higher refresh rates, along with USB data delivery

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DisplayPort 2.0 Announced

DisplayPort 2.0 enables up to 3X increase in video bandwidth performance (max payload of 77.37 Gbps); new built-in features enable improved user experience, greater flexibility and improved power efficiency

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Bring Games, Movies and Apps to Life

More Immersive Experiences

The world’s highest performance and most versatile connection technology displays your content exactly how it was meant to be seen and heard.

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The Power to Connect Us All

The most advanced A/V display connection technology now uses the most versatile connector. Learn how one connection can revolutionize the way you experience your content, both today and tomorrow.

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The Ultimate Alt-Mode

DisplayPort™ is compatible with legacy display connections, making it the universal A/V video source connection. It is backward compatible with HDMI, VGA, and DVI with simple adapters.

Connect DisplayPort™ to the following:

  • VGA
  • HDMI
  • DVI
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Incredible Displays of Versatility

Higher Productivity

Whether it’s running multi-screens to increase productivity or running 45 feet to power a conference room projector, DisplayPort™ is up to the task. It even connects, via adapters to older DVI, HDMI, and VGA ports.

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Stunning 4K and HDR

Brilliant Ultra HD and Beyond

Enjoy your desktop, television, and gaming experiences in brilliant Ultra HD and beyond.

DisplayPort™ can deliver digital content at resolutions above Ultra HD, the highest available from a single A/V connector. This makes it ready for future applications, including VR and 8K HDR displays.

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