VESA has unveiled the latest DisplayPort 2.0 standard, featuring the biggest update since initial ratification in 2007. The new specifications will have bandwidth of up to 80Gbps. Which is more than twice that of DP 1.3/1.4’s 32.4Gbps. Even the link efficiency is now up to 97% from 80% of previous standards.
DP 2.0 will both use the native DP connector as well as the USB Type-C connector. Allowing for the DP audio/video signal through DisplayPort Alt Mode. Furthermore, DP 2.0 is backward compatible with previous versions of DisplayPort and incorporates all of the key features of DP 1.4a. This includes support for visually lossless Display Stream Compression (DSC) with Forward Error Correction (FEC), HDR metadata transport, and other advanced features.
Single display resolutions
Dual display resolutions
Triple display resolutions
When using only two lanes on the USB-C connector via DP Alt Mode to allow for simultaneous SuperSpeed USB data and video, DP 2.0 can enable such configurations as:
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