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What cable should i use

Just now, Constantin said:

DP 1.2 or 1.4?

I would go with 1.4 just in case.

 1.2 Technically support 4k 60fps, but probably at 8bits not 10.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

 Hello!

I recently bought the LG 27uk600-w 4K IPS HDR 10 Free-Sync

What is the best cable i should use for this monitor to be fully covered?

Thanks!


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Posted · Original PosterOP

 

3 minutes ago, GoldenLag said:

Most likely Displayport. 

 

 

It will say which to use in the manual. 

It doesn't say, there are 2 cables in the package, one HDMI and one DP, but they are to short, so i need to buy another one DP preff


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It should have come with an HDMI or DP cable depending on which country you're in.

 

Edit: for HDR you'll want HDMI 2.0+, or DP 1.4+

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1 minute ago, Labeled said:

It should have come with an HDMI or DP cable depending on which country you're in.

they are to short


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Just now, Origami Cactus said:

My 1080ti doesn't allow 10bit color over HDMI unlike AMD cards, so if you have an nvidia card you have to use Displayport. Also to get freesync on nvidia; displayport.

 

I have the RTX 2070


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Does the dp 1.2 cover all the needs or should i get a DP 1.4? 


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1 minute ago, Origami Cactus said:

Then no question about it, you have to use displayport if you want to use Freesync, 10bit color etc.

DP 1.2 or 1.4?

I don't have problem with the cost


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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, Origami Cactus said:

I would go with 1.4 just in case.

 1.2 Technically support 4k 60fps, but probably at 8bits not 10.

thats what i though also, thanks!


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DP cables do not have versions. Just get the necessary length you need. Ports define the DP versions.

 

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Displayport has RBR (Reduced Bit Rate) cables  and then standard cables. RBR cables max out at 1080p and have some uses for specific devices. Like HDMI, pretty much every cable you come across is going to be the standard cable which supports all current DP revisions. 

 

So, there's no such thing as an HDMI 1.4 or 2.0 cable, or a Displayport 1.2 or 1.3 cable. They market them as such, partly to get consumers who don't know the difference to buy new cables and partly (in the case of third party listings) due to ignorance. General rule of thumb is to buy a cable from a somewhat known and trusted manufacturer rather than the cheapest one you can find on eBay. As long as they made it to spec, you'll be able to run all current revisions on both (though that will change with HDMI 2.1)

 

 


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8 hours ago, jj9987 said:

DP cables do not have versions. Just get the necessary length you need. Ports define the DP versions.

 

 

 

DisplayPort cables are not classified by version, but that doesn't mean they are all the same. They are classified by their speed rating, and not all DP cables will work for all formats as a result. Standard DP cable certification is certified only up to HBR2 speed, DP8K certification was introduced in 2018 for HBR3 speed and above.

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11 hours ago, Glenwing said:

DP 1.2 supports 4K 60 Hz 10 bpc.

And HDR 10?


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