Question is a DisplayPort Needed for a high refresh rate monitor?

ShwaBdudle

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I've been using a 1080p 60hz monitor but I wanted a second monitor (which ill use as my main when I get it). I found a good 1080p 144hz 1ms adaptive sync monitor. A friend of mine told me that I would need a DisplayPort to display 144hz. on my current 60hz monitor I use a regular HDMI cable.

QUESTIONS:

Do I need to get a display port for the 144hz monitor?

if I need to get a display port cable for the 144hz monitor do I need to switch the HDMI cable (from my 60hz monitor) to a DisplayPort cable? will the two different cables interfere with each other? or do I need both of the monitors to have a DisplayPort Cable?

I Found 3 Different Companies; Club 3D, Gold Touch, ETION

The Club 3D Cable Says That it "Supports resolutions up to 8K @ 60Hz". This Cable is 2 Meters Long and costs 19 USD.

Gold Touch Says that it supports "4K*2K" Resolution(s) and 60Hz. This Cable is 1.8 Meters Long and Costs 10 USD.

ETION Says that it supports "4K 120Hz 3840 × 2160" & "8K 60Hz 7680 × 4320" (and the cable supports HDR). This Cable is 2 Meters Long And Costs 19 USD.

From all of these, is ETION Really the only one that does support 120Hz+?

From all of these options, ETION looks like the one I should get. What Do you think?
 

FarmerFran

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The thing is... there is no cable that comes with the monitor. or at least it doesn't mention one in the package description
Here you go... It says it does not.

VGA cable(Optional)
Audio cable(Optional)
Power cord
DisplayPort cable (Optional)
Quick start guide
HDMI cable (Optional)
Warranty Card
 

ShwaBdudle

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Here you go... It says it does not.

VGA cable(Optional)
Audio cable(Optional)
Power cord
DisplayPort cable (Optional)
Quick start guide
HDMI cable (Optional)
Warranty Card
That's Great! but ill still need a cable since it's not included in the packaging so I might as well get a DisplayPort
 

ShwaBdudle

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look above your last post, I put one there...
oh, that's ok, ill be getting one from my local store. I Found This One from the company "ETION" and in the description, it says: "4K 120Hz 3840 × 2160" & "8K 60Hz 7680 × 4320" (and the cable supports HDR). what do you think? looks like a good option to get?
 

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oh, that's ok, ill be getting one from my local store. I Found This One from the company "ETION" and in the description, it says: "4K 120Hz 3840 × 2160" & "8K 60Hz 7680 × 4320" (and the cable supports HDR). what do you think? looks like a good option to get?
if it is local and does not work, take it back.
 

ShwaBdudle

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if it is local and does not work, take it back.
BTW The monitor that I want to buy says that it's "Adaptive-Sync (FreeSync)" Does adaptive sync mean that it's from Nvidia? I have an RTX 2060 and I want to use something along the lines of Adaptive sync/ G Sync. also is Nvidia G sync the same as adaptive sync?
 

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That means it does include one... (optional) means you don't have to use it.
Then shouldn't the quick start guide be optional?

Or is optional "depends on how the person packing your monitor feels that day". You might get it, and you might not

And mine said "included" (below) on the website not optional, I guess the person doing mine had better writers.

Cables Included
  • Power cable
  • DP cable
  • MiniDP-DP cable
  • USB 3.0 Upstream cable
 
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