DisplayPort 1.2a to VGA Active Adapter, Black
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    DisplayPort 1.2a to VGA Active Adapter, Black
    Product # 12790
    $8.49 $9.99
    Color : Black
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    DisplayPort 1.2a to VGA Active Adapter, Black

    Connect your DisplayPort equipped PC to a VGA monitor using this DisplayPort 1.2a to VGA Active Adapter from Monoprice!

    This adapter is designed to allow you to connect a VGA monitor to a DisplayPort video output. It conforms to the DisplayPort 1.2a standard and supports resolutions up to 1920x1080p @60Hz. Being an active adapter, it is fully compatible with the AMD® Eyefinity and nVidia® Surround multidisplay modes.

    It features a true 6" cable length with polycarbonate connector heads. The VGA end has panel screw holes, so you can secure the cable to the connector. The DP connector head measures 14.5mm thick, 25.5mm wide, and 31.0mm long. The VGA connector head measures 19.5mm thick, 42.0mm wide, and 47.0mm long.


    • Conforms to DisplayPort 1.2a standard
    • Supports VGA resolutions up to 1920x1080p @60Hz
    • ACTIVE adapter is compatible with nVidia Surround and AMD Eyefinity multidisplay modes

    AMD is a registered trademark of Advanced Micro Devices.

    NVIDIA is a trademark of NVIDIA Corporation.

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    Is this a hdmi connection for the computer and a vga connection for the monitor?
    Clifton D on Jan 9, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Where HDMI has two curved notches, DisplayPort only has one, straight notch, as well as a slightly larger connector. If you want to use this over HDMI, you should look elsewhere. However, if your computer has a DisplayPort output, this willgive you much better results than an HDMI adapter.
    3.9 / 5.0
    7 Reviews
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    Didn't expect much, but was very pleasantly surprised.
    I've heard many bad things about these active adapters, so I wasn't expecting much when the item first arrived, other than the general ability to display on my monitor.
    I wanted to see how bad it was, so I took two monitors, identical model, identical settings, and both DVI and VGA inputs, and tested it. I tested several configurations, including active adapter vs native vga/passive adapter and active adapter vs native DVI, and the results I found were very pleasantly surprising. Not only did it outpace the passive VGA adapter in the lagom.nl/lcd-test latency timer photo comparison, but it also outpaced DVI, to my jaw-dropped levels of surprise. I will buy another one if the need arises and am glad that my favorite monitor of seven years can last me for another year or so of gaming, with my RX 480.
    April 8, 2017
    4 weeks ago
    DisplayPort 1.2a to VGA Active Adapter, Black
    Adaptor works perfectly and is a quality product. I would definitely recommend this to anyone needing this type of adaptor!
    March 21, 2016
    Functions as advertised. Excellent price for this adapter. Not flimsy and the connections fit tightly.
    September 28, 2015
    Excellent product
    Convert computer's DisplayPort output to the monitor's VGA input. We have used these adapters on several computers and they work great.

    PROS: Easy to set up: just plug it in and it works

    CONS: No problems
    June 28, 2016
    Works as Advertised
    It works as advertised, and delivery was prompt. No complaints.
    January 3, 2017
    4 months ago
    Didn't work
    Bought two adapters and they did not work with Dell computers.
    December 27, 2016
    5 months ago
    Response from Monoprice
    I'm sorry to hear that, please feel free to contact us at reviews@monoprice.com with a detailed summary of the issue you are experiencing and our knowledgeable Technical Support staff would be more than happy to assist. Thank you
    January 26, 2017
    John LStaff
    Failed in less than 3 months
    This worked great for ALMOST 3 months and now the screen cuts out and you get a lot of analog static. It is currently in an unusable state. I am using this with the nVidia GTX 980ti graphics card.

    PROS: Worked for a bit

    CONS: Died pretty quick for the price.
    May 8, 2016

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