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DisplayPort 1.2 brings active cable support, longer cords and a new logo

DisplayPort 1.2 brings new things to the table

Anthony Garreffa | Jun 22, 2011 at 9:00 pm CDT (0 mins, 28 secs time to read)

VESA have popped their heads up quickly to announce an update to the DisplayPort 1.2 standard. The updates include video connections that can be stretched up to 100 feet - five times that of what is out now and will use thinner gauge wire for more flexible cords. The one backlash is the cables are directional, but the new logo should help the confusion over which end goes where.

DisplayPort 1.2 brings active cable support, longer cords and a new logo | TweakTown.com

For those of you with DisplayPort hardware, and for those who over time will end up going DisplayPort, this is good news. Longer cables mean more options!

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Anthony Garreffa

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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