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I have an LG 34in 3440x1440 144hz IPS Freesync HDR2 monitor that I love. It came with a very specific Display Port 1.4 cable with a "5K" tag on it. The issue is that the cable is too short for my tastes and cannot run it properly through cable management around my desk. A replacement cable needs to be at least 6 feet, preferably 10 feet and can handle the resolution and refresh rate of the monitor. My problem is that cables on Amazon, NewEegg, etc are all labeled as 4k 60FPS or 1440p@144hz. None of them appear to support 3440x1440 @ 144hz.

Example:

This one fits the length of durability requirement but will it handle the monitor properly?


or this one:

 
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@FordGT90Concept probably knows. You have to be careful about buying display port cables that are labeled as adhering to standard, but are actually not up to standard.
 
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Hrm, I am not seeing the model I have on there. Odd.
I see the LG monitor you have was released in October for Europe, and USA?

You can still browse through the list of certified cables.
Just as an example I found this DP to DP cable that's 3M in length made by Club3D.
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Not finding anything in the database rated as 5K it would seem they now only list cables with rating of up to 8K.
 
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You're going to want a HBR3 certified cable. Anything less and you'll probably have issues.
 

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