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StarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

  • 2 Connector Number
  • Black
  • M-M
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Learn more about the STARTECH DISPLPORT6L

General

Brand
StarTech
Model
DISPLPORT6L
Type
DisplayPort Cable
Color
Black

Spec

Length
6 ft.
Connector Number
2
Connector Detail
Connector 1: 1 - DisplayPort (20 pin) Male
Connector 2: 1 - DisplayPort (20 pin) Male
Terminal Gender
M-M
Specifications
Number of Conductors: 19

Connector Plating: Nickel

Cable Jacket Type: PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride

Cable Shield Type: Aluminum-Mylar Foil with Braid

Fire Rating: CMG Rated (General Purpose)

Connector Style: Latching

Wire Gauge: 30 AWG

Features

Features
The DISPLPORT6L 6-foot DisplayPort Cable supports a maximum bandwidth of 10.8 Gbps, and is capable of providing higher performance than either HDMI or dual link DVI and supporting next generation multimedia applications with a maximum resolution capability of up to WQXGA (2560 x1600).

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  • Andrius M.
  • 1/12/2015 4:58:39 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDoesn't connect

This review is from: StarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

Pros: Cheap

Cons: It gets disconnected every other time when I turn my monitor. What you pay is what you get.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Andrius,

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for the DISPLPORT6L 6ft DisplayPort cable, we are sorry to hear that it is not working as expected.

The issue you are experiencing is not something we see commonly. It’s possible the cable you received is faulty. Here are a few quick things to try, if you haven't already.

• Test with a different source (PC)
• Test with a different destination (Display)
• Ensure cables are not stretched or strained, which may cause them to come loose when moved.

Please get in touch with us and reference case number 303-179601 if you have any further questions or concern, or would like us to send you a replacement cable.

Quality is a very important thing here at StarTech.com and we take issues like this seriously.

You can also follow up here and we will be sure to respond.

Customer Support
StarTech.com
http://www.startech.com/techsupport

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  • Joseph B.
  • 11/12/2014 1:47:17 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsThese can ruin your graphics card!

This review is from: StarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

Pros: -None. Would give 0 eggs if I could

Cons: BE WARNED. These are NOT VESA-Certified cables. These cables can ruin your graphics card by feeding extraneous power into your card. Even without this risk, these cables cause various bugs such as a "No input error" bug or even BSODs due to the extra fed power from the extra 20-pin that SHOULD NOT be connected. Would recommend any Accell cables, which are VESA-Certified and do not have the above described bugs or risk.

Other Thoughts: These cables, and other cables like them are the cause for many issues that Nvidia 980 GTX users are experiencing. Took me a while to research what the problem was but I finally found it.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Joseph,

Thank you for reviewing our cable. We are sorry to hear you experienced issues using our product with your setup, and we would like to help.

Please note that we have tested our cables to ensure they meet applicable standards, and have confirmed that pin 20 is not connected.

We would like to help you troubleshoot the issue you are seeing, so feel free to contact us via the signature link below, and kindly reference case number 303-229953.

Thank you.

Customer Support
StarTech.com
http://www.startech.com/techsupport

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  • Charles W.
  • 8/27/2014 2:56:10 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsNot Pleased

This review is from: StarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

Pros: -Strong plug latch

Cons: -Weird no input errors

Other Thoughts: -Too often when exiting out of a PC game, or 3DMark, Valley, Heaven benchmarks, the screen would go entirely black and "No Input Detected" would appear on my ASUS VG248QE with G-Sync mod. The only way to correct the problem was to turn the monitor off, unplug cable, reconnect, turn monitor back on. After getting tired of this, i swtiched to the included displayport cable that came with the G-Sync kit and have not had this problem since.

Do not buy in my opinion.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Charles,

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on our 6 ft DisplayPort 1.2 Cable. We are sorry to hear about the trouble you experienced with the cable when exiting from 3D software.

It is possible you have received a faulty cable. Please do connect with us directly about this issue via Phone, Live Chat, or E-mail, and kindly reference 303-229898. Once we have verified the details of your configuration we may be able to offer some additional troubleshooting steps.

In the event the cable is faulty, sending you a replacement will not be a problem as the cable is backed by a lifetime warranty.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Thank you,

Customer Support
StarTech.com
http://www.startech.com/techsupport

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  • Diane S.
  • 8/27/2014 1:11:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsSends power through pin 20

This review is from: StarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

Pros: None.

Cons: This cable violates the DP standards by senbding power through pin 20, this results in some system being unable to boot with it connected and can cause damage. Avoid this like a plague.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Diane,

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for the DISPLPORT6L DisplayPort cable. We’re sorry to hear that you’re experiencing problems with the cable and would like to offer assistance.

We would like to start by assuring you that all of our cables conform to their respective standards, and our 6ft DisplayPort cable is no different; we have tested our cables and can verify that pin 20 is not connected. It seems there is another factor that is causing your issue.

In order to better understand the problems that you are experiencing, we would need to gather some additional information. Can you provide us with the make and model of your computer and graphics card? What type of monitor are you connected to? If your computer will not boot with this cable plugged in, do you experience any problems if you plug it in after booting?

To better assist you, we have opened a support ticket under case number 303-229879. Please contact us via the signature link below and reference that case number; we will be glad to help.

We look forward to speaking with you!

Customer Support
StarTech.com
http://www.startech.com/techsupport

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  • Andrew M.
  • 8/6/2014 7:47:30 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: StarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

Pros: Works great, would recommend.

Cons: None; works great for over a year now.

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  • Chancey L.
  • 7/11/2014 5:27:01 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: StarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

Pros: Inexpensive and does the job rather well. It is a cable, what more can I say?

Cons: None, so far. Will update if I run into any issues.

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  • Francis B.
  • 6/17/2014 12:52:21 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery Nice Cable

This review is from: StarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

Pros: The cable is high quality and does what it needs to be done. I used it on my asus 144hz monitor and it works well, No audio interference picture quality is nice

Cons: None

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  • Richie g.
  • 3/7/2014 12:30:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCable works

This review is from: StarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

Pros: Functionality for full size DP 1.2 male to male. Available in various lengths according to what you need. Massive visual quality upgrade in my LG 29" monitor from a cheap DVI cable I was using before I got this.

Cons: Possible quality issues, cable feels somewhat light compared to a similar price/quality HDMI cable. BUT, I had no issues with this cable

Other Thoughts: This cable is just what I needed. My new monitor has full size DP 1.2 as well as HDMI and DVI. I wanted to use this function and have this cable available for future situations. I am using an LG 29" @ 2560x1080@60Hz

The connector ends don't feel like they can take much twisting and pressure in either direction once they are plugged in. I would advise not putting any pressure on the connector ends once plugged in. This is possibly how people are breaking the ends off in their devices(monitors/TVs/PCs pushed up against a wall or other cords tugging on it). My cable plugged in easy, but firmly and has plenty of room behind/around it to prevent any disasters. I have a Mini DP on my Radeon GPU which I used one of the free Full to Mini adapters that came with my GPU to plug one end of the full size into my GPU. There are most certainly better quality cables out there, but I am VERY happy with this cable considering I had been using a cheap DVI cable before hand.

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  • Anonymous
  • 3/1/2014 6:01:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsQuality cable

This review is from: StarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

Pros: Works great! Nothing fancy just a solid displayport cable. Runs my ASUS vg248qe at 144hz.

Cons: None

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  • Anthony D.
  • 2/10/2014 7:00:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

This review is from: StarTech Model DISPLPORT6L 6 ft. DisplayPort Cable M-M

Pros: Works as it should.

Cons: None

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