Flying somewhat under the radar, DockPort from AMD is designed to be a low-cost all-in-one solution for external connectivity for a PC or tablet. Sound familiar? Like Thunderbolt familiar? This is AMD’s solution to the issue of connectivity, using the DisplayPort connector to transfer USB information as well as audio/visual. Not a lot has been said about DockPort, despite originally being given a name sometime in 2012, but since CES 2014 has been adopted as an official DisplayPort standard extension by VESA with a finalized standard expected in Q2. With the combination of DisplayPort and USB 3.0 over a single cable, AMD’s video explains it best how it can be used: To list the possible uses: Charging (over USB 3.0 standard we would assume) Docking...

AMD/TI's DockPort Adopted As Official Extension to DisplayPort Standard

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25 by Ryan Smith on 1/7/2014

Nixeus NX-VUE27D : A 27" $450 WQHD (2560x1440) IPS LED DP-Only Monitor

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30 by Ganesh T S on 10/1/2013

Zotac releases DisplayPort to dual HDMI adapter

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DisplayPort: Active Single-Link DVI Adaptors Available Soon

For quite a while now one of the largest obsticles for using Eyefinity in budget scanrios has been an issue of connectivity. Eyefinity video cards are cheap and large...

24 by Ryan Smith on 8/30/2010

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