Advice about new PC needed, please!

Started May 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
Tom_N
Veteran MemberPosts: 8,065
Like?
Re: Advice about new PC needed, please!
In reply to rio911, May 22, 2013

rio911 wrote:

One last thing, if you are also getting a proper monitor make sure that both the monitor and graphics card have a Display port or at least Dual DVI.  I'm not sure why but some people suggest staying away from HDMI connection.

The latest versions of the HDMI specification allow for high resolutions (e.g., 2560 x 1440 pixels). However, vendors are much more uneven about implementing high-resolution HDMI than thay are about implementing high-resolution dual-link DVI (the POINT of dual links) or DisplayPort.

So you might get a high-resolution monitor that accepts proper resolution over HDMI, only to find that your video card's HDMI output only goes up to 1080p (HDTV) or 1920x1200 pixels (monitor).

Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow