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Cables for 8K

We thought it was about time to summarize where we’re up to on cables for 8K display use. As some readers may want to know ‘what do I need to buy?’, we’ll cover that first and then dig into some options and special cases. Video Interface Cables There are two current output protocols from consumer […]

Thunderbolt 3 and 4 Compared

The development of the Thunderbolt interface has been intriguing. Historically, PCs have often had both high speed and low speed interfaces. In the past, interfaces including SCSI and P.1394 (FireWire) were used to connect higher bandwidth devices, while USB was the primary connection for lower speed devices. Thunderbolt was conceived by Intel as an alternative […]

VESA Clarifies DisplayPort 2.0 Cable Labelling

This week VESA, the PC-centric video and graphics standards organization, announced that it has a new certification program for devices (including video sources, displays and the cables that connect them) that support the DisplayPort UHBR (Ultra-high Bit Rate) feature that is part of DisplayPort Version 2.0. Why should you care if you are interested in […]