DisplayPort

Updated: 10/04/2017 by Computer Hope

DisplayPort may refer to any of the following:

Displayport1. Primarily used to connect a video source to a display device, DisplayPort (DP) is a digital interface created by VESA. The cables come in two varieties: standard, (shown in the picture) and Mini DisplayPort. Despite the difference in size, their functionality is identical.

DisplayPort cables are very similar to high speed HDMI in terms of bandwidth, but can have a much higher refresh rate at peak resolution (60 Hz vs. HDMI's 24 Hz).

2. When referring to hardware connectivity, a display port is an opening the back or side of the computer that receives a monitor cable. There are two types of display ports: VGA and DVI.

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