Things to know about DisplayPort Cables
A DisplayPort Cable is designed in such a way that it can work with any displayport source device. This can include any kind of displayport monitor such as a laptop or a PC. A standard DisplayPort Cable can be used between a PC and a multi-stream hub. You do not need a special cable for supporting specific displayport capabilities.
The standard DisplayPort cable can support HBR (High Bit Rate), HBR2 (High Bit Rate 2) and RBR which can support 4K at 60Hz, or up to 4 1080p displays by using multi-stream. While buying these cables from SF Cable, you must keep certain things in mind. Some of them are mentioned below:
Expensive doesn’t always mean better
Although most of the cables at SF Cable are available at wholesale prices, you must remember that the quality of cable has nothing to do with its price. So if you are thinking, expensive cables will give you better picture quality, you might be wrong. If you do not want to compromise with quality, make sure you buy from a trustworthy source.
Consider the connector type
Broadly, there are two types of DisplayPort cables:
- Standard DisplayPort Cables – which is used on DisplayPort enabled PC monitors
- Mini DisplayPort Cables - which is used for DisplayPort output on notebook PCs as well as Apple products.
Type of connector and length
In order to select a DisplayPort Cable, you must know the type of Displayport connector which is needed at each end. Thereafter you should keep the length of the cable in mind. This can be found in the length of 1 to 3 meters – which is about 10 feet.