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11-03-2011, 12:49 PM
Does wanting a Display Port output mean I can't get an Nvidia card?

I would really like a GTX560 or 570 but I cant find any with a Display Port?

Speedy Gonzales
11-03-2011, 12:55 PM
Doesnt look like they have any / make them. Besides this (http://www.nvidia.com/object/product_quadro_nvs_450_us.html). But thats for business not for gaming. Unless you buy a mobo with it onboard

11-03-2011, 12:56 PM
Do you mean you want a VGA port rather than HDMI?

If so then use an HDMI > VGA adapter. Some cards come with them anyway.

11-03-2011, 01:02 PM
No, but it severely limits your choice, as nVidia's reference design prefers HDMI over DisplayPort. A few of nVididas manufacturing partners put out products with DisplayPort, though.I've seen 460s/470s from Gainward & Zotac with Displayport, not sure about Asus/Gigabyte/EVGA.

Edit: Asus' GTX570 DCUII (http://www.asus.co.nz/product.aspx?P_ID=VYgqC64S2N4G9395&templete=2) includes a DisplayPort

11-03-2011, 02:16 PM
Cheers inphinity, just saw that card in computer lounge newsletter, and Snorkbox I'm looking for Display Port rather then VGA.

11-03-2011, 03:30 PM
Eww to VGA, I didnt know that any nvidia cards did display port, handy to know though. The cable is so similar to HDMI though that I always end up trying to shove it in the wrong socket