The Best DVI Cable for 144hz

 

Best DVI Cable for 144hz
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A DVI cable is one of the best cables you will need if you want to experience 1080p content at 144Hz. DVI ( Digital Visual Interface) is the most widely used connector replacing VGA due to the advancement of technology from analog to digital. The best DVI cable for 144hz can transmit both analog and digital data.

DVI can be configured in different modes to transmit analog or digital signals or both analog and digital. The DVI-D is for digital signals, DVI- A for analog signals and DVI-I for both digital and analog signals. It is however only the Dual-link DVI that has the capacity for 1080p content at 144Hz.

Cable Matters DVI to DVI Cable (DVI Dual Link Cable/DVI D Cable) 6 Feet

This 6-feet dual-link wired Cable Matters DVI to DVI Cable can connect a DVI equipped source to a high definition and DVI-D equipped monitor or projector. This cable can support 2 K video resolutions of 1920x1200 and 1080p @ 144Hz and 2560x1440 @ 60Hz (1440p).

This DVI dual link cable consists of connectors with gold plating, bare copper conductors, foils and braid shielding and dual ferrite cores. These components work together to provide maximum cable performance.

This cable features superior construction to ensure durability, easy plugging and unplugging as well as a secured connection. This DVI cable includes a ferrite core, PVC jacket, screws that are easy to tighten, connectors that are gold plated and molded for strain relief, insulated wires, cable with foil shielding as well as cable surface that is easy to grip.

The Cable Matters DVI to DVI Cable (DVI Dual Link Cable/DVI D Cable) ensures video transmission that is static-free and superior picture quality when connected to a 2K display or monitor.

DVI-D M/M Dual Link Digital Video Cable by C2G (26911)

The DVI-D M/M Dual Link Digital Video Cable by C2G (26911) connects PCs with DVI-D Dual-Link 24-pin Male to digital CRT displays, HDTVs and projectors with DVI-D Dual-Link 24-pin Male. This cable comes with gold plated connectors to ensure no loss data during transmission and tri shielded under-mold with dual braid shield and Mylar foil for protection against EMI/RFI interference.

The conductors are of 28AWG copper and individually foam-polypropylene insulated to ensure high speed and error-free transmission of signals. It allows dual-link digital signal transmission rates of up to 9.9 Gbps.

This DVI-D M/M Dual Link Digital Video Cable by C2G can support up to 2048 x 1536 resolutions and is compatible with PCs and Macs. It also supports the hot-plugging of DVI enabled display devices.

Com Dual Link DVI-D Cable Male to Male

The StarTech.com Dual Link DVI-D Cable Male to Male comes with two 25-pin connectors providing a purely digital reliable connection between your laptop and desktop and a DVI-D enabled display or projector.

This Dual Link DVI-D Male to Male cable comes with connectors molded against strain relief to prevent damage and for secure and error-free video performance. It supports up to 2560x1600 maximum resolutions and up to 9.9 Gbits/sec transmission rates.

The cable also comes with a large Ferrite core for crystal clear and high-speed connection to your DVI enabled devices. The Ferrite core also prevents EMI interference which may reduce signal strength or resolution considering that this cable is 6 feet long.

The StarTech.com Dual Link DVI-D Cable Male to Male comes with maximum durability backed by a Lifetime warranty.

DVI to DVI  Male to Male Dual Link DVI-D Cable by SHD

The DVI to DVI Male to Male Dual Link DVI-D Cable by SHD comes with gold-plated connectors to ensure high and reliable data transmission performance. It also comes with copper conductors that are 99.9% oxygen-free to ensure good quality pictures.

This 10-foot DVI male to DVI male Dual Link DVI-D cable features 2 ferrite cores and aluminum foil shielding to prevent EMI/RFI interference during data transmission. This cable supports the transmission of data from a DVI enabled source with 24+1 port or 24+5 port to any DVI enabled LCD/LED, monitor, HDTV or projector with (24+1) and DVI (24+5) port.

The DVI to DVI Male to Male Dual Link DVI-D Cable by SHD is a sturdy, durable and reliable cable. It comes with a one year warranty.

Postta DVI-D Male to Male Dual Link Cable

The Postta DVI-D Male to Male Dual Link Cable comes with 24K gold-plated connectors making it corrosion resistant. This cable is made from PVC material and equipped with hand-tightened screws to make sure of a secure connection. This shielded cable features a conductor that is made of copper which is 99.99% Oxygen Free.

The two Ferrite Cores together with the gold-plated connectors protect data transmission from radio frequency interference (RFI) and electromagnetic interference (EMI). The Ferrite Core together with the shielded cable minimizes noise, suppress and crosstalk.

With this 6 feet male to male DVI-D you can connect your DVI-enabled devices to digital CRT displays, flat panel displays, HDTV and projectors (including LCD and DFP). It can support up to 1920x1200, 2560x1440 and 2560x1600 as well as 1080p (Full HD).

The Postta DVI-D Male to Male Dual Link Cable comes with a one year warranty.

Different Types of DVI Cables

It is important to know which DVI cable to use (DVI-D, DVI- A or DVI-I) for your device. You should use the right cable to get optimum video and audio quality. The right DVI cable is the one that is compatible with your device.

DVI-A Cable   

This DVI cable is used to transmit the signal to an analog display (e.g. CRT monitor). This cable is commonly used to connect to a VGA device because DVI-A and VGA cables have the same signals. A DVI-A cable is also used to connect a DVI-A source to a DVI-I monitor.

DVI-D Cable   

This DVI cable is used to transmit digital signals from the video source (video cards) to an LCD monitor. It allows a faster and provides higher quality images between the source and display than analog. It provides better connections, too.

DVI-I Cable

This DVI combines the best of both worlds. It can transmit signals from an analog source to an analog display as well as from a digital source to a digital display.

It is important to note that it is not possible to interchange analog and digital formats. A DVI-A cable will not work on a digital system and a DVI-D cable cannot be used on an analog system. You will need a DVI-D to VGA converter to connect a digital source to an analog display and a VGA to DVI-D converter to make an analog source work with a digital display.

Single Link and Dual-Link DVI

DVI-D and DVI-I cables come in single or dual links format connectors.

Single Link

  • Uses 12 of its 24 pins
  • Supports up to 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz resolution

Dual Link

  • Uses all 24 pins
  • Supports up to 2048 x 1536 @ 60 Hz resolution
  • Each link comes with 3 data channels with 165 MHz maximum bandwidth

Most DVI digital cables come with connectors that support dual-link cables. There are however some plasma TVs that support only single link cables. Always make it a point to check for the right DVI cable to use.

Cable Lengths

A standard copper wired DVI digital cable is approximately 5 meters long. Fiber optic DVI cables can be up to 100 meters long.

While DVI-I cable can handle both analog and digital signals, it is useless to use one because only the analog or the digital component of the DVI-I cable will be used.

Conclusion

Displaying HD content with fast refresh rates and high bandwidth require the best DVI cable for 144hz and the most preferred choice is a Dual-link DVI cable. Any of the dual-link DVI cable mentioned above will perfectly carry 1080p @144 Hz. The choice depends on which brand you are most comfortable with.

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