A passive adapter is the most basic type of DisplayPort to DVI adapter that is available. A passive DisplayPort video adapter allows the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) to communicate with any DVI monitor that does not support the DisplayPort video output on the computer.
In contrast, IOGEAR's Active DisplayPort to DVI adapter will actively convert the display's DVI signal into a DisplayPort signal for your GPU to interpret. These active adapters are required when connecting more than 2 displays to a video card such as an AMD Radeon GPU that supports Eyefinity technology. The native DisplayPort signals are able to be recognized and controlled by the GPU, ensuring all the connected monitors are synchronized.
IOGEAR's Active DisplayPort to DVI adapter is the ideal hardware solution to convert any DisplayPort output to an DVI output. This allows you to connect your DisplayPort equipped video source (i.e. Computer, Laptop or DisplayPort Graphics Card) to a DVI based monitor, projector or HDTV. The built-in chipset actively communicates with the GPU for a synchronized display working in harmony with your computer.
The IOGEAR Active DisplayPort to DVI Adapter supports the latest DisplayPort 1.2 standard for the best video playback, with resolutions of up to 3840x2160. This results in high levels of visual fidelity giving you the ability to display crisp content from your DisplayPort equipped device on the latest DVI equipped displays.
IOGEAR's DisplayPort to DVI adapter features an extremely easy to use, Plug-N-Play design which requires no external power, software or drivers to be installed. Simply connect the adapter to the DisplayPort video out on your computer or laptop and connect a DVI cable to your monitor and you are ready to go!
IOGEAR offers a wide selection of DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort adapters, providing cost-effective solutions to integrate the latest technology into your existing equipment setup.
- Product Description IOGEAR DisplayPort to DVI Adapter - display adapter - 6.9 in
- Type Display adapter
- Features HDCP compliant, DPCP compliant, Linear Pulse Code Modulation (LPCM), Ultra HD (4K) support
- Length 6.9 in
- Connector DisplayPort - male (input)
- Connector (Second End) DVI-I - female (output)