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Displayport switch for 1440 or 4k?

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I'm curious if there's any reasonable switches out there for some of these new monitors that only have one input? I've searched a little bit and seen a few options but most either are extremely expensive or badly reviewed. Is it really that complicated?
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post #2 of 4
(Bump/Hijack for similar issue)

I Have a single Displayport input on my 2560x1440 monitor but have two devices that use it (Sig Rig and Work laptop)

I don't need a KVM or MST switch, I just want a 2x Displayport to Displayport hub that allows me to switch between inputs, No processing required.

Has anyone encountered one of these in the wild? If were to buy an active MST splitter and use it backwards, will that work?

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Kinda janky but I bought this...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00L1K1C3M?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s00

...and plugged it into my 1440p monitor. Then, I have one cable that comes out of my gaming rig and one out of my testing rig with the other ends next to each other on my desk. I hot swap them as necessary.
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That would make things more tolerable.

I'll keep my eyes open for now but could end up with that.
    
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