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smithinator
15-01-2012, 08:56 PM
Hi

I was looking at purchasing the Samsung SA750D 120HZ 3D monitor which uses a Display Port as its primary connector (it doesn't have a DVI port), however my GPU only has a Mini Display Port.

My question is can I use a display port to mini display port adapter/cable and still run 3D at 120HZ?

Ive done some research into this and from what I understand the two are the same apart from the connecters size and using an adapter should be OK but I wanted to check before I went and purchased my new monitor.

jareemon
16-01-2012, 06:28 PM
Yes they are the same connector, just different sizes. You shouldn't have a problem using a DP to mDP adapter for 3D 120hz

icow
16-01-2012, 06:58 PM
Just out of interest what GPU do you have and what games (im assuming) are you intending to play. As a single GPU may not be up to the job (with decent settings).

smithinator
16-01-2012, 07:17 PM
I've got a 1gb hd5850 atm but will be upgrading soon, I will mostly be using it for 2d full HD 120HZ gaming (I've heard the smoothness is unmatched by 60HZ monitors) but I would like to try out games like MW3, l4d2, skyrim, battlefield etc in 3D, I know my GPU might struggle with some of them but as I said I will be upgrading soon :)

icow
16-01-2012, 07:30 PM
Yeah it's smooth because you can actually see above 60 FPS. The problem with standard screens is that their refresh rate isn't good enough to show all the frames.

smithinator
16-01-2012, 08:38 PM
With my current card will I be looking at reasonably high fps for the games I listed (in 2d mode)? I was thinking about going with one of these when the price drops and I recover from the horrendous price of my monitor :D

http://www.itexpress.co.nz/epages/shop.sf/?ObjectPath=/Shops/itexpress/Products/GR7970

jareemon
17-01-2012, 09:50 AM
I will mostly be using it for 2d full HD 120HZ gaming (I've heard the smoothness is unmatched by 60HZ monitors)

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