I'm looking at "Gigabyte Geforce GTX 1050 2GB GDDR5 128 Bit PCI-E Graphic Card (GV-N1050OC-2GD)". It has 1 display port, 1 hdmi, and 1 DVI.

After googling around, I can't find out if I can use 1 display port and 1 hdmi to setup dual monitors (HP 27ea). Most of the answers (I've found on google) used HDMI and DVI. I don't understand why.

Could you someone explain why (or how) HDMI + DVI is better than HDMI + Displayport?

Thank you!


It isn't, but most people don't have DP-cables at home, while nearly everyone has some HDMI and at least one DVI-cable. It shouldn't be a problem to use it for dual-monitor-setups - in fact, each connector should have its own signal output, meaning you could even have three independent monitors.

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According to this spec the HP27ea has one VGA and two HDMI ports so you need an adapter/cable for either DVI or DP to HDMI to connect two Monitors to the Gigabyte Geforce GTX 1050

I don't see any problem with that configuration independent from the (not mentioned) OS.

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