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Check out this "hot deal" for the two pack and then facepalm.


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https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07F6XXTH8
 

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Reminds me of the Cockney saying "Cheap at half the price"
 
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That is a great deal... for the seller
 
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I have one of those which is surprisingly useful for old PCs...when it works.
 

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I have a few of these and it works surprisingly well.
+1 I've seen these in action too. Solves the problem of using modern graphics cards with digital only outputs with a CRT monitor.


I think OP means the 2-pack does not bring extra "value" over buying 2*1.
Indeed. Couldn't believe it when I saw it and just had to share. :D
 

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I think OP means the 2-pack does not bring extra "value" over buying 2*1.
Yeah, no I get it. I was just confirming that they do work well and it's a good price for anyone wondering. The last one I bought was $30 usd for 1x. The prices he listed makes the 2*1 deal even better than the 1*2.
 

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Isn't HDMI also kinda bring phased out?
 
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Isn't HDMI also kinda bring phased out?
In what fashion? If it was being phased out, why would they still be making new standards? Currently HDMI 2.1 is the only one that can offer uncompressed 4K @ 120Hz without chroma-subsampling.
 
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Isn't HDMI also kinda bring phased out?
I wish. DP is pretty much superior in every way.

AFAIK, the only reason HDMI is still ubiquitous is that it supports HDCP; a "feature" that no end-user would care about but multimedia companies love.
 

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HDMI will live forever, but will be secondary in the PC world

bad deals? bad deals are gunna be here til entropy consumes the universe
 
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I wish. DP is pretty much superior in every way.

AFAIK, the only reason HDMI is still ubiquitous is that it supports HDCP; a "feature" that no end-user would care about but multimedia companies love.
Hdmi 2.1 is better than DP 1.4 (technically) but dp 2.0 should change that.
 
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