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Many others may still use DVI. Most of them would require it for 2560 x 1440 or 1600 monitors and high refresh rate screens. I think this is why users want DVI to be left on the card. HDMI is able to deal with 2560 x 1440(even from a DVI port with a passive cable on many cards). This is done with a higher link speed. This does not work the other way unfortunately(DVI devices not made for the higher link speed).

Even some 144hz screens with HDMI do not support over 60hz(85 with a custom resolution) at only 1920 x 1080. This leaves dual link DVI as required(if they lack DP)

Yup. I posted the pic and double checked, the rx 480 has the board setup for a dual link dvi-d single dvi port on the pcb. So it will be up to the aib. If not you can have a single slot watercooled card which would be perfect for HTPC or mitx setups. Should be killer.
    
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Yes, yes, I know there are adapters, but when the vast majority of the people will be using DVI anyway it makes little sense to exclude it.

What 1080P monitor has a DVI port but no HDMI input?
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Yup. I posted the pic and double checked, the rx 480 has the board setup for a dual link dvi-d single dvi port on the pcb. So it will be up to the aib. If not you can have a single slot watercooled card which would be perfect for HTPC or mitx setups. Should be killer.
I hope AMD fixes the higher than expected power draw when watching bluray/HD video(Nvidia wins pretty hands down for that). The Fury series fixed the high consumption for multi monitor so that is a good start.

My first post was before I saw your image(thread moved along pretty good when I was away for a bit.).
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What 1080P monitor has a DVI port but no HDMI input?
Some 120/144hz screens may be this way(before DP took off).
Edited by Nukemaster - 6/17/16 at 3:15pm
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I hope AMD fixes the higher than expected power draw when watching bluray/HD video(Nvidia wins pretty hands down for that). The Fury series fixed the high consumption for multi monitor so that is a good start.

My first post was before I saw your image(thread moved along pretty good when I was away for a bit.).
Some 120/144hz screens may be this way(before DP took off).

I dont pc bluray or multi i usually just switch screens plugging the pc into the tv to watch vpn netflix thats about it.

I think it has to do with the fact that bluray/multi pins the vram for some reason.
    
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HDMI is a plug used for connecting your bluray player to a TV. Any use on a PC or laptop is just to provide compatibility with TVs.

It never was, and never will be the best choice for monitors. That is now DisplayPort. DisplayPort is the future.
Must have been using some fancy Monster cables for that rolleyes.gif

You might want to put on your dunce cap.

VR headsets use HDMI. and what was this card marketed mainly as?
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Originally Posted by Dyson Poindexter View Post

HDMI is a plug used for connecting your bluray player to a TV. Any use on a PC or laptop is just to provide compatibility with TVs.

It never was, and never will be the best choice for monitors. That is now DisplayPort. DisplayPort is the future.
Must have been using some fancy Monster cables for that rolleyes.gif

You might want to put on your dunce cap.

VR headsets use HDMI. and what was this card marketed mainly as?
I can't help that they chose an inferior technology. When 4k 144Hz headsets come out I bet they won't be using HDMI. It is a toy interface for people who shop at Best Buy.
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You might want to put on your dunce cap.

VR headsets use HDMI. and what was this card marketed mainly as?

And hence why it now has hdmi 2.0 lol. And pretty much VR is still 1080p 60hz at this point.
    
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AMD thinks you should throw away your perfectly fine monitors because your connector takes too much place so feel free to spend few hundreds bucks on new ones.

http://www.uk.insight.com/en-gb/productinfo/av-cables/0000644940-00000001
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What 1080P monitor has a DVI port but no HDMI input?

The one i'm using right now is either DVI or VGA.

I didn't know there would be so much resistance to DVI. I guess 3 Displayport outputs is more useful than one DVI-I output for a $200 card rolleyes.gif
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The one i'm using right now is either DVI or VGA.

I didn't know there would be so much resistance to DVI. I guess 3 Displayport outputs is more useful than one DVI-I output for a $200 card rolleyes.gif

Guys, again. The card HAS dvi layout the reference one has no dvi output but you can bet aib ones WILL. So it does indeed have a single dvi-d output.
    
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