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.


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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