1. T

    Please Help: a VGA, DisplayPort, HDMI, USB-C, 2-laptop, docking nightmare!

    I'm having a real hard time figuring out a set-up that works for me. So here's the details: I have a company-issued laptop, an HP Elitebook 840 G3 (link to specs), and a personal laptop (a Dell). I have a home desk set-up using a USB-C docking station connected to the following: Monitor #1...
  2. Fade In

    HDMI out to DisplayPort in cable?

    Sorry if this is in the wrong sub-forum. I'm attempting to connect a Sky Q mini box which has HDMI out, to a monitor which has a DisplayPort in. The cable must also carry audio. There are plenty of DisplayPort -> HDMI, but the only HDMI -> DisplayPort cable I've found is close to £40(!). Not...
  3. T

    HDMI 2.0 Switch vs HDMI 2.0 to DisplayPort 1.4 Active Adapter

    Hi All, I am looking for some advise. I have a 4k gaming PC monitor, this has 1 HDMI 2.0 port (currently used for xbox), DisplayPort (used for PC), and 2 spare DisplayPort (1.2 and 1.4), 2 HDMI 1.4 ports. I am looking to hook up a Playstation but with only one available HDMI 2.0 available for...
  4. L

    Need specific switch with button to decide which of 2 laptops uses my dual monitors.

    I have dual monitors, each with two inputs (HDMI and DisplayPort). I have two laptops, one with two HDMI outputs and the other with two DisplayPort outputs. I have both laptops outputs connected to my dual monitors' inputs at the same time, but I have to unplug the outputs from one laptop when I...
  5. JonnyTester

    Recommend a DisplayPort 1.4(a?) to hdmi cable or adapter

    I need a DisplayPort to hdmi adapter (preferably) or cable. It needs to be hdcp 2.2, 4k 60hz and hdr compatible. I've been looking at a few on Amazon but the details are sketchy (to say the least) and half the time the questions/reviews appear to be for totally different products to the one on...
  6. famasfilms

    Displayport and HDMI Audio Issues

    I've always had my PC connected with a DVI-HDMI cable from my Geforce 1650 gfx card to my LG monitor, and then HDMI cable from gfx card to my Denon 3200. This worked fine to use the monitor as the primary display with audio to the receiver, and my LG OLED TV as an occasional secondary display...
  7. S

    DisplayPort KVM Switch

    Hello everyone, Im hoping I can get some help here with my setup. I am running 3 Dell monitors using displayport daisy chain. Since i have been working from home i have been switching the monitor inputs over to HDMI and moving around between different keyboards and mice while working. I...
  8. Evokazz

    New Monitor, HDMI or Displayport?

    Hiya guys, I am going to be ordering a Samsung U32H850UMU 4K Monitor soon, and it will be connected to a NVIDIA GTX 1060 card, would HDMI or Displayport be the better connection? I'm getting the vibe via Google that Displayport is the best way, but wanted to double check before ordering the cables.
  9. M

    Question Why does my internet connection drop when using DisplayPort cable?

    So i've just purchased a new monitor and a DisplayPort cable to use G-Sync. Unfortunately using the DP cable kills my internet connection. Download speeds are terrible and, due to the lag, it's virtually impossible to play games online. Everything's fine when I use the HDMI cable. But of...
  10. J

    Please suggest a converter or a graphics card

    Guys, I have a DELL OPTIPLEX 7010 - I7-3770 3.40GHZ in a SFF chassis. This has an "Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 2500/4000" graphics card with 2 VGA and 2 displayport outputs. As per documentation, any of these displayports should be able to offer a 2560X1440 resolution that my 27' Samsung...
  11. Quartz

    Question How do I test a fibre-optic Displayport 1.4 cable? Better UK source?

    How do I test a fibre-optic Displayport 1.4 cable? At considerable expense I've shelled out for a 10m Displayport 1.4 cable from China to link my PC and my Acer Nitro 4k @ 120 Hz monitor. I only needed a 5 meter cable but hey ho. Anyway, it seems to be doing the business, but is there any way...
  12. J

    Question Use of displayport

    Hi guys, I've just had sky q installed and noticed that at some point my uhd hdmi port has broken so I can't get uhd. Is it possible to use the displayport with an active converter similar to this https://www.amazon.co.uk/LINDY-HDMI-DisplayPort-Converter-Supports/dp/B00NM6TM8K ? I have a...
  13. Mark Kristensen

    Question Mini Displayport - 4K 60hz?

    Hi! I see a lot of shops trying to sell Mini Displayport cables in all kinds of price ranges. However, is there actually a difference? Won’t any Mini Displayport 1.2 to HDMI adapter/cable support 4K as well as 60hz and audio? Thank you.
  14. R

    Question DisplayPort 1.4 from PC to (HDCP 2.2)

    hello i have just about bought a C7 OLED 4K HDR Smart TV - 65 it has HDMI 2.2 I guess. my video card in my PC gtx1080 has DisplayPort 1.4 how do i get these to play together? the cable needs to about 20 feet long to the tv. how long can you go be four you get signal degradation. thanks
  15. Jake3103

    Question Are there any 65-inch or above 4K TVs that have a 60Hz DVI or DisplayPort?

    We are looking for a 4K TV for the office that is at least 65-inch in size and has a 60Hz DisplayPort. I've looked around for something that matches this, but I haven't found anything outside of the Panasonic TC-65AX900U from 2015 which is now quite hard to find. Does anyone know of any other...
  16. tomu94

    Question DisplayPort to HDMI 2.0a

    Hi, I'm new here and although I've done quite a bit of research I'm fairly inexperienced with 4K, chroma, colour depth etc. so go easy on me! I have the Samsung UE49KU6400U which I'm very happy with but I'm having trouble getting HDR to work with my PC. It's through my own fault really as I...
  17. M

    DisplayPort not working - help!

    I've got a 5 year old Lenovo Thinkpad T410 with DisplayPort and VGA outputs. I've recently bought a new Dell monitor that takes HDMI, DisplayPort or mini-DisplayPort inputs. I've plugged the laptop into it using Displayport to Disaplyport, and Displayport to mini-DisplayPort (both cables brand...
  18. D

    Can Lenovo P40 effectively drive 4K Sony television?

    Can the Lenovo P40 Yoga drive a 4K Sony television? Before plunking down $2k+, I'd sure appreciate hearing some experts review my plan. I want to use a 40" TV as a computer monitor. It will also be used to watch BluRay movies and occasionally even some over-the-air television shows. Computer...
  19. pinnocchio

    Question Circa 40", 4K, HDR and possibly with HDMI and DP inputs?

    I'm looking for a circa 40" screen, 4K, HDR and possibly having both HDMI and Displayport inputs with built in speakers if possible. Budget is not an issue so I'll consider anything subject to premium price give definitive benefits. Suggestions?
  20. S

    If laptop has both Mini DisplayPort & HDMI, can I connect TWO external monitors at same time?

    Hi, I am planning on buying this laptop:N551VW-FW238T, ASUS N551VW-FW238T, 6850752 - Save on Laptops In the description, it says it has both an HDMI port and a Mini DisplayPort. Does this mean I could connect two external monitors to this laptop without needing any other adapter? Specifically...
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