FLJerseyBoy
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DisplayPort vs. Mini DisplayPort: pros/cons, if any?

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I've got a new U2515H. The video connectivity options are many -- DisplayPort, Mini DP, HDMI, etc.

The monitor itself comes with a DP-to-Mini DP cable. I noticed that this cable is not among those certified by the DP standards organization, and thought, well, hmm, maybe I'll shop around for a certified cable. I've found them of course, but now I'm wondering: given a choice, should I look for DP-to-DP cables? Or is a DP-to-Mini DP cable okay? Everything I've read about the DP vs. Mini DP standards indicates no difference, but my intuition is always to go with the simpler-is-better option and not to mix standards.

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RE: DisplayPort vs. Mini DisplayPort: pros/cons, if any?

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There is no difference in the resolution supported, 2560x1440 60Hz. You will not "see" any difference between mDP to DP or DP to DP. But you should test it to prove this.

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RE: DisplayPort vs. Mini DisplayPort: pros/cons, if any?

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Thank you, Chris!

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RE: DisplayPort vs. Mini DisplayPort: pros/cons, if any?

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P.S. This wonderful discussion on Reddit (Dec. 2015) led me to that VESA product certification database:

www.reddit.com/.../

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RE: DisplayPort vs. Mini DisplayPort: pros/cons, if any?

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There is no difference in the resolution supported, 2560x1440 60Hz. You will not "see" any difference between mDP to DP or DP to DP. But you should test it to prove this.

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RE: DisplayPort vs. Mini DisplayPort: pros/cons, if any?

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Thank you, Chris!

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