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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
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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.
4 weeks ago
PROS: Easy to set up: just plug it in and it works
CONS: No problems
4 months ago
5 months ago
PROS: Worked for a bit
CONS: Died pretty quick for the price.