USB graphics adapters work by rendering 2D/3D with your computer's CPU and GPU, and then compressing and transmitting the pixels that change over USB. Dual core or 2Ghz or better CPU recommended. Recommended for web and applications, not 3D gaming or motion video playback.
Windows 10/8.1/8/7 32 and 64 bit, XP SP3 32 bit. Drivers can be automatically installed from Windows Update or downloaded from Plugable.com/drivers.
Supports monitors and PC-compatible TVs up to 1920x1080.
Requires Intel / AMD / nVidia main GPU and driver with Windows Aero enabled. USB graphics requires dual core or 2 Ghz or better CPU and 2GB RAM for best performance.
Does not support HDCP, and will not allow for playback of encrypted Bluray disks or copy-protected content. Not recommended for gaming or HD video playback.
Cannot be mixed with non-DisplayLink USB graphics adapters and drivers (e.g. MCT, j5, or SMSC).
If converting DVI output to HDMI, signal will carry video only, not audio.
Not compatible with ARM-based Windows (Surface RT). Vista Home Basic and Win7 Starter Edition disable multiple monitors and are not supported.
Mac OS X and Linux not supported.
In the Box
UGA-2KA USB graphics adapter, USB 2.0 cable, hardware adapters for the different connector types (DVI to VGA/D-Sub and DVI HDMI), driver CD, quick install guide