You’ll be able to connect an 8K display to a USB 4 port thanks to DisplayPort Alt Mode 2.0

USB 4 is on the way, and when it arrives it’ll support data transfer speeds up to 40 Gbps. At least that’s what we learned when the specification was released last year. But it turns out that speeds actually top out at 80 Gbps when using DisplayPort Alt Mode 2.0 to drive an 8K display. […]

DisplayPort 1.4 will support 8K displays

There aren’t many 8K displays available yet, but by the time they become common (or at least more common), your laptop or even smartphone might be able to connect to your 8K TV and crank out super-high-resolution video. The Video Electronics Standards Association has published the specifications for DisplayPort 1.4, which will support 8K displays. DisplayPort 1.4 […]