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zoran

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What is the most common port that a display might have, in order to connect to a laptop to work as an external display?
 

zoran

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I have neither of both, but it will be a pc laptop and a display that im not aware of which it will be!
 

ssmed

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HDMI is most universal, a few still have DVI and many have DisplayPort. Some conversion is available HDMI to DVI works well, but lose sound if that is needed.

Increasing numbers have TB or USB-C and these may offer a hub and power supply solution.
 
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maflynn

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May 3, 2009
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HDMI is by far the most common, as mentioned USB-C is another that's increasing in commonality, but I think for the most of us, we looked to ensure that we have HDMI. Even Apple that was pushing USB-C/TB for everything has HDMI in their MBPs
 
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