What advantages does DisplayPort have over HDMI? 3 replies

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#1 1 year ago

Given my current monitor is an LG ultrawide 2560x1080 monitor, it has both DisplayPort and HDMI.

Currently I have to use HDMI as I have no DisplayPort cables. Would switching to DisplayPort offer any realistic benefits over HDMI? 


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#2 1 year ago

DisplayPort has less input lag if you happen to be playing Rocksmith. Slightly higher refresh rates, little bit less screen tearing, but not a huge difference since HDMI standards hit 2.0.

All you really get from DisplayPort these days is the ability to daisy-chain screens.


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#3 1 year ago

There's not really any true benefits, aside from what Mikouen mentioned. I use DisplayPort for my primary, but that's because it has no audio capabilities so I might as well.

If your monitor has speakers, you may as well go with HDMI.




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#4 1 year ago

It has a locking connector, so it won't fall out accidentally.


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