10 Best Plugable Graphic Cards
for September 2021

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9.7
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Plugable USB 3.0 to DisplayPort 4K UHD (Ultra-High-Definition) Video Graphics Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 3840x2160 (Supports Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7)

Plugable USB 3.0 to DisplayPort 4K UHD (Ultra-High-Definition) Video Graphics Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 3840x2160 (Supports Windows 10

8.1, 8, 7)

by Plugable
What We like

BROAD COMPATIBILITY - Works with any modern Windows laptop, desktop, or tablet device, and most legacy Windows systems

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Product Features

  • COMPACT AND PORTABLE - Easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. No external power adapter needed
  • BOOST PRODUCTIVITY - Maximize your productivity and workspace. With multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs
  • MULTIPLE DISPLAYS - Connect multiple USB 3.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 3840x2160 DisplayPort displays (one 4K display per adapter)

Compact and portable - easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. no external power adapter needed Multiple displays - connect multiple usb 3.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 3840x2160 displayport displays (one 4k display per adapter) Boost productivity - maximize your productivity and workspace. with multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs

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9.6
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Plugable Performance NIX Video Game Capture Card 1080P 60FPS, USB C & USB 3.0 and HDMI Passthrough for Monitor - Compatible with Windows, Linux, macOS, OBS Streaming

Plugable Performance NIX Video Game Capture Card 1080P 60FPS, USB C & USB 3.0 and HDMI Passthrough for Monitor

Compatible with Windows, Linux, macOS, OBS Streaming

by Plugable
What We like

PLATFORM DETAILS - Includes USB 3.0 and USB-C cables to capture, stream, and record with most modern Windows, macOS*, or Linux systems with USB 3.0 (or higher) ports. Captures HDMI sources without HDCP like PS4 (has HDCP toggle option), Xbox One, and PC

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Product Features

  • NIX THE LATENCY - The NIX capture card's HDMI pass through port keeps you playing at your best without adding latency. You'll never need to stress about how your capture setup will affect your performance. Compete and capture in full HD at 1080p 60Hz
  • MAX PERFORMANCE - The lowest resource usage around, this capture card doesn't waste precious memory capacity, or processor/graphics card performance, to capture your gaming footage. Works with popular software streaming solutions such as OBS and XSplit
  • COMPATIBILITY - Recording sources that force HDCP like Blu-ray players, iPads/Macs, and streaming boxes, aren't supported. Not for industrial use. HDMI pass through supports a max resolution of 1920x1080 @ 60Hz and can't use DVI/VGA/DP to HDMI adapters

Max performance - the lowest resource usage around, this capture card doesn't waste precious memory capacity, or processor/graphics card performance, to capture your gaming footage. works with popular software streaming solutions such as obs and xsplit Compatibility - recording sources that force hdcp like blu-ray players, ipads/macs, and streaming boxes, aren't supported. not for industrial use. hdmi pass through supports a max resolution of 1920x1080 @ 60hz and can't use dvi/vga/dp to hdmi adapters Nix the latency - the nix capture card's hdmi pass through port keeps you playing at your best without adding latency. you'll never need to stress about how your capture setup will affect your performance. compete and capture in full hd at 1080p 60hz

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9.3
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Plugable USB 3.0 to HDMI 4K UHD Video Graphics Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 3840x2160 Supports Windows 10, 8.1, 7

Plugable USB 3.0 to HDMI 4K UHD Video Graphics Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 3840x2160 Supports Windows 10

8.1, 7

by Plugable
What We like

BROAD COMPATIBILITY - Works with any modern Windows laptop, desktop, or tablet device, and most legacy Windows systems

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Product Features

  • COMPACT AND PORTABLE - Easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. No external power adapter needed
  • MULTIPLE DISPLAYS - Connect multiple USB 3.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 3840x2160 HDMI displays (one 4K display per adapter)
  • BOOST PRODUCTIVITY - Maximize your productivity and workspace. With multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs

Boost productivity - maximize your productivity and workspace. with multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs Multiple displays - connect multiple usb 3.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 3840x2160 hdmi displays (one 4k display per adapter) Compact and portable - easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. no external power adapter needed

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9
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Plugable USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA/HDMI Video Graphics Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 2048x1152 Supports Windows 10, 8.1, 7, XP

Plugable USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA/HDMI Video Graphics Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 2048x1152 Supports Windows 10

8.1, 7, XP

by Plugable
What We like

BROAD COMPATIBILITY - Works with any modern Windows laptop, desktop, or tablet device, and most legacy Windows systems

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Product Features

  • MULTIPLE DISPLAYS - Connect multiple USB 3.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 2048x1152 HDMI, DVI, or VGA displays (one 1080p display per adapter)
  • COMPACT AND PORTABLE - Easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. No external power adapter needed
  • BOOST PRODUCTIVITY - Maximize your productivity and workspace. With multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs

Multiple displays - connect multiple usb 3.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 2048x1152 hdmi, dvi, or vga displays (one 1080p display per adapter) Boost productivity - maximize your productivity and workspace. with multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs Compact and portable - easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. no external power adapter needed

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8.9
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Plugable USB C Dock with 85W Charging Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C MacBooks and Select Windows Laptops (HDMI up to 4K@30Hz, Ethernet, 4X USB 3.0 Ports, USB-C PD, Includes VESA Mount)

Plugable USB C Dock with 85W Charging Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C MacBooks and Select Windows Laptops (HDMI up to [email protected]

Ethernet, 4X USB 3.0 Ports, USB-C PD, Includes VESA Mount)

by Plugable
What We like

SMALL-SCALE DESIGN - This USB C docking station offers a sleek and minimal form factor which means saving valuable desk space and avoiding a clutter of electronics and cables. Includes a VESA mount to tuck the dock behind a monitor for an even lower profile at your workstation

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Product Features

  • COMPATIBILITY - Requires compatible USB-C port supporting both video and charging or Thunderbolt 3 system (USB-C Chromebooks, Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3, HP Spectre, Dell XPS). Not compatible with legacy USB 3.0 systems. Not all USB-C ports and systems support Power Delivery or Alt Mode; please see our website for compatibility tables. DisplayPort monitors are not supported
  • POWERFUL USB-C DOCK - Power up your productivity with a single 4K HDMI output (supports 4K 30Hz, 2560x1600 and lower at 60Hz), Ethernet, audio input/output, and four additional USB ports while providing up to 85W of power to charge your attached USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 system
  • 4K PERFORMANCE - With VESA DisplayPort Alternate Mode over USB-C (Alt Mode), the dock establishes a direct pipeline to your host graphics processor. Enjoy native-level display performances up to the host system's GPU capabilities

Compatibility - requires compatible usb-c port supporting both video and charging or thunderbolt 3 system (usb-c chromebooks, surface pro 7, surface laptop 3, hp spectre, dell xps). not compatible with legacy usb 3.0 systems. not all usb-c ports and systems support power delivery or alt mode; please see our website for compatibility tables. displayport monitors are not supported 4k performance - with vesa displayport alternate mode over usb-c (alt mode), the dock establishes a direct pipeline to your host graphics processor. enjoy native-level display performances up to the host system's gpu capabilities Powerful usb-c dock - power up your productivity with a single 4k hdmi output (supports 4k 30hz, 2560x1600 and lower at 60hz), ethernet, audio input/output, and four additional usb ports while providing up to 85w of power to charge your attached usb-c or thunderbolt 3 system

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8.8
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Plugable USB 2.0 to VGA/DVI/HDMI Video Graphics Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 1920x1080 (Supports Windows 10, 8.1, 7, XP)

Plugable USB 2.0 to VGA/DVI/HDMI Video Graphics Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 1920x1080 (Supports Windows 10

8.1, 7, XP)

by Plugable
What We like

BROAD COMPATIBILITY - Works with any modern Windows laptop, desktop, or tablet device, and most legacy Windows systems

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Product Features

  • BOOST PRODUCTIVITY - Maximize your productivity and workspace. With multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs
  • COMPACT AND PORTABLE - Easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. No external power adapter needed
  • MULTIPLE DISPLAYS - Connect multiple USB 2.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 1920x1080 HDMI, DVI, or VGA displays (one 1080p display per adapter)

Multiple displays - connect multiple usb 2.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 1920x1080 hdmi, dvi, or vga displays (one 1080p display per adapter) Compact and portable - easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. no external power adapter needed Boost productivity - maximize your productivity and workspace. with multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs

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8.6
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Plugable USB 3.0 to HDMI Video Graphics Adapter with Audio for Multiple Monitors up to 2560x1440 (Supports Windows 10, 8.1, 7)

Plugable USB 3.0 to HDMI Video Graphics Adapter with Audio for Multiple Monitors up to 2560x1440 (Supports Windows 10

8.1, 7)

by Plugable
What We like

BROAD COMPATIBILITY - Works with any modern Windows laptop, desktop, or tablet device, and most legacy Windows systems

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • MULTIPLE DISPLAYS - Connect multiple USB 3.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 2560x1440 HDMI displays (one 2K display per adapter)
  • COMPACT AND PORTABLE - Easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. No external power adapter needed
  • BOOST PRODUCTIVITY - Maximize your productivity and workspace. With multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs

Compact and portable - easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. no external power adapter needed Multiple displays - connect multiple usb 3.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 2560x1440 hdmi displays (one 2k display per adapter) Boost productivity - maximize your productivity and workspace. with multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs

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7
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Plugable USB-C Dual 4K DisplayPort Adapter with Gigabit Ethernet for Windows (Supports Two DisplayPort Displays up to 3840x2160@60Hz, Windows 10, 8.1 & 7).

Plugable USB-C Dual 4K DisplayPort Adapter with Gigabit Ethernet for Windows (Supports Two DisplayPort Displays up to [email protected]

Windows 10, 8.1 & 7).

by Plugable
What We like

DESIGNED FOR WINDOWS - Compatible with, and easily installed, on most Windows 10, 8.x, and 7 computers. Linux, macOS, and Chrome OS are not supported

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Product Features

  • WIRED ETHERNET - This adapter also features a Gigabit Ethernet connection, making it easy to wire up to 2 displays and a network connection when you are at your desk, then quickly unplug when you go to an important meeting or on a trip
  • 4K 60Hz DP - Featuring 2x DisplayPort ports, connect up to 2 displays at up to 4K 60Hz, through a single USB 3.0 port. These graphics adapters from Plugable are the first in the industry to offer 2 display outputs using the DisplayLink DL-6950 chipset
  • IMPORTANT NOTES - Doesn't support content requiring HDCP (Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Video, iTunes, HBO Go, etc.) Not recommended for gaming, or software requiring a dedicated graphics card. Can't be converted to dual link DVI. Check system requirements below

Important notes - doesn't support content requiring hdcp (hulu, netflix, amazon video, itunes, hbo go, etc.) not recommended for gaming, or software requiring a dedicated graphics card. can't be converted to dual link dvi. check system requirements below Wired ethernet - this adapter also features a gigabit ethernet connection, making it easy to wire up to 2 displays and a network connection when you are at your desk, then quickly unplug when you go to an important meeting or on a trip 4k 60hz dp - featuring 2x displayport ports, connect up to 2 displays at up to 4k 60hz, through a single usb 3.0 port. these graphics adapters from Plugable are the first in the industry to offer 2 display outputs using the displaylink dl-6950 chipset

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7
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Plugable 4K DisplayPort and HDMI Dual Monitor Adapter for USB 3.0 and USB-C, Compatible with Windows

Plugable 4K DisplayPort and HDMI Dual Monitor Adapter for USB 3.0 and USB-C

Compatible with Windows

by Plugable
What We like

MIX AND MATCH - Add 2 monitors using either DisplayPort or HDMI allowing for a versatile 1 in 2 out solution to fit your equipment. Easily adapt USB 3.0 systems with included USB C to USB 3.0 adapter, fulfilling your USB C to HDMI adapter needs and more

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Product Features

  • DUAL 4K MONITORS - Video adapter is equipped with dual DisplayPort and HDMI ports for easy connection to two 4K monitors. Each supporting resolutions up to 3840x2160 @ 60Hz and lower resolutions such 1920x1080 (1080p)
  • IMPORTANT NOTES - Great for web and productivity software. Doesn't support playback of HDCP-protected content (Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Video, iTunes, HBO Go, etc.) Not recommended for gaming or software requiring a dedicated graphics card. See system requirements below
  • DESIGNED FOR WINDOWS - This USB-C adapter hub is easily installed and compatible with most Windows 10, 8.x, and 7 computers/laptops, with additional requirements for 4K output. Linux, macOS, and Chrome OS are not supported

Designed for windows - this usb-c adapter hub is easily installed and compatible with most windows 10, 8.x, and 7 computers/laptops, with additional requirements for 4k output. linux, macos, and chrome os are not supported Important notes - great for web and productivity software. doesn't support playback of hdcp-protected content (hulu, netflix, amazon video, itunes, hbo go, etc.) not recommended for gaming or software requiring a dedicated graphics card. see system requirements below Dual 4k monitors - video adapter is equipped with dual displayport and hdmi ports for easy connection to two 4k monitors. each supporting resolutions up to 3840x2160 @ 60hz and lower resolutions such 1920x1080 (1080p)

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7
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Plugable 4K DisplayPort and HDMI Dual Monitor Adapter with Ethernet for USB 3.0 and USB-C, Compatible with Windows

Plugable 4K DisplayPort and HDMI Dual Monitor Adapter with Ethernet for USB 3.0 and USB-C

Compatible with Windows

by Plugable
What We like

FLEXIBLE CONNECTION - Add 2 monitors using either DisplayPort or HDMI allowing for a versatile 1 in 2 out solution to fit your equipment. Easily adapt USB 3.0 systems with included USB-C to USB 3.0 adapter, fulfilling your USB C to HDMI adapter needs and more

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Product Features

  • IMPORTANT NOTES - Supports most modern Windows and Mac systems, with additional requirements for 4K output. Doesn't support playback of HDCP-protected content. Not recommended for gaming or software requiring a dedicated graphics card. See system requirements below
  • DUAL 4K MONITORS - Video adapter is equipped with dual DisplayPort and HDMI ports for easy connection to two 4K monitors. Each monitor can run in extended mode displaying unique content, and supporting resolutions up to 3840x2160 @ 60Hz and lower resolutions such as 1920x1080 (1080p)
  • SUPPORTS WINDOWS AND MAC - Compatible with, and easily installed, on most Windows 10, 8.x, and 7 computers and macOS 10.14+. Linux and Chrome OS are not supported

Dual 4k monitors - video adapter is equipped with dual displayport and hdmi ports for easy connection to two 4k monitors. each monitor can run in extended mode displaying unique content, and supporting resolutions up to 3840x2160 @ 60hz and lower resolutions such as 1920x1080 (1080p) Important notes - supports most modern windows and mac systems, with additional requirements for 4k output. doesn't support playback of hdcp-protected content. not recommended for gaming or software requiring a dedicated graphics card. see system requirements below Supports windows and mac - compatible with, and easily installed, on most windows 10, 8.x, and 7 computers and macos 10.14+. linux and chrome os are not supported

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