I am using a 3400G with this motherboard and my SFF case doesn’t allow for a dedicated GPU.
I was under the impression my motherboard had a faulty DisplayPort on my motherboard so I was going to have it replaced by NewEgg. My last resort before sending it in I look at the io shield to see if there may be anything wrong and that’s when I spot the “DP In”. I checked the website and to my surprise the HDMI works fine while the DisplayPort is “Graphics Input”.
My questions are this -
Why would motherboards have a Graphics input rather than output? Especially for the DisplayPort?
AsRock specifies this for the DisplayPort “To use a Type-C monitor, connect your graphics card to this DisplayPort 1.4 Input port with a DisplayPort cable.” - Can I not use a Type-C monitor otherwise? And wouldn’t this be unclean to have a cable coming out of my PC just to plug into DisplayPort?