DisplayPort is also a cable connector that enables the transmission of high-definition video and audio data. Much like HDMI, DisplayPort can be connected to any data source for it to display the information on a monitor. DisplayPort is a type of video interface that provides digital video and audio on connections between nodes such as displays or computers. It can also manage other kinds of data.
To display 1080p content at 144Hz, use a DisplayPort cable, Dual-link DVI cable or an HDMI 1.3 and higher cable. Standard DisplayPort cables will work for any DisplayPort configuration - technically there is no such thing as DisplayPort 1.1 or DisplayPort 1.2 cables. For those who may be unfamiliar with the technical specs of their graphics cards: The two image quality settings are "1080p", representing high graphical detail; and "144Hz", meaning a refreshing 144 frames per second (the standard speed). Lower end monitors only have a refresh rate of 60Hz/75Hz.
HDMI and DisplayPort work simultaneously if the frame buffers for both interfaces are different. HDMI 2.0 supports a maximum bandwidth of 18 Gbps, enough to handle 4K resolution at up to 60Hz or 1080p at up to 240Hz. In contrast, DisplayPort 1.4 with a maximum bandwidth of 32Gbps allows much greater options in pixel size and refresh rate. At present, the best DisplayPort cable on the market is the 'Braided: JSAUX 2M DP 1.4', it supports 32.4Gbps bandwidth and up to 8K at a 60Hz refresh rate for a smooth gameplay experience, assuming you purchase a screen that can support it as well.
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