While it didn t introduce any new transmission modes and therefore did not increase the available bandwidth or data rate it did maintain the strong showing from displayport 1 3.
Displayport 1 4 cable length limit.
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This decision limited confusion in the market place but set the maximum limit for a certified displayport cable at 5 metres.
For example a standalone hdmi cable can go up to 65 while a standard displayport cable can go up to 15.
Working up to 165hz.
While displayport offers support for cables of varying lengths the maximum cable length that dell recommends for optimal performance is 1 8 meters around 6 feet.
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According to dell the maximum recommended cable length to ensure optimal performance is 1 8 meters 6 feet.
That gives displayport 1 4 a maximum total bandwidth of 32 4gbps and a maximum total data rate of 25.
The displayport standard does not specify any maximum length for cables though the displayport 1 2 standard does set a minimum requirement that all cables up to 2 meters in length must support hbr2 speeds 21 6 gbit s and all cables of any length must support rbr speeds 6 48 gbit s.
Below is a list of common a v signal types and their length limitations.
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Working up to 165hz.
If you re just looking to buy a passive hdmi cable then your realistic maximum range is around 25ft.
Therefore an hdmi to displayport cable will be stuck at 15 for its maximum length.
The displayport 1 4 standard was first published in march 2016.
The maximum length for passive hdmi cables.
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These standards have been defined by industry associations.
Using anything beyond that increases the chances of the risks mentioned previously.
Because displayport was so ahead of its time in terms of bandwidth and resolution capability when it was launched strict limits were set on what cable lengths could be certified.
For example a thin cable won t be able to transmit a 4k signal as long as a 1080p signal.
Using a displayport cable beyond 1 8 meters in length may cause data loss and a negative impact to display quality.
Displayport 15 meters about 49ft dvi digital 5 meters about 16 5ft.