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Dell 8700 PC - What are these ports?

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Can someone identify and tell me what these ports are called and what they're for?

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The one that is on the motherboard is Display port:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DisplayPort

The one on the display adapter is HDMI:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HDMI
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Wow that display port can support up to 6 monitors at once... pretty impressive...
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One is HDMI to DisplayPort.. another one, i do not aware..
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The first one is actually called "Display port" akalyan... and the second HDMI
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So should I use the HDMI port on the motherboard or the display card?
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I would use the one on the add in card... it prob has better specs :)
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