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What the pro's/Con's of HDMI vs Display Port

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September 11, 2012 3:00:59 AM

What is the difference of HDMI Vs Display Port
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I'm planning on getting two of these guys
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
for games that have a lot of spell detail, fast action, and in general gaming like WoW and other PC games(guild wars 2 mostly).

The graphics card i want to run the monitors off of will be
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
With HDMI ports im not sure if i should change the card up to a card with display ports.

Can i get more information on the differences?
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September 11, 2012 3:41:05 AM

Both are digital.

HDMI carries sound. Sometimes HDMI has issues with overscan or underscan. This can be adjusted, but can be a hassle.

Displayport supports higher resolutions and refresh rates (only matters if the monitor is 1440p or higher, or 120hz at 1080p).
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