The Best USB-C Video Cables and Adapters Reviewed

Numerous cutting edge PCs utilize little, adaptable USB-C ports to associate with everything from chargers to screens to hard drives, yet most screens, TVs, projectors still just have more seasoned, more typical ports like HDMI or DisplayPort. We’ve discovered the best USB-C to HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI, and VGA links and connectors to give you a chance to utilize your new PC with the video show you incline toward.

HundoP Club® GoPro USB Cable USB-C Type C USB Data Sync Charger Power Cable Cord For GoPro Hero 5 Session Sports Action Video Cameras

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  • USB Type-C Cable for GoPro HERO5 Black
  • USB C Data Transfer/Charger Cable | - USB data sync and Charging Cable (2 in 1). High Quality Premium cable supports fast charging. New Type-C connector.
  • Work For GoPro Hero 5 Session Sports Action Video Cameras CHDHS-501
  • Connect devices with the new USB 3.1 Type-C connector to standard USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports. Suitable for both charging and data transfer.
  • USB3.1 Type - C interface contains 24 pin terminal, support for positive and negative to the plug.

Raptas USB-C Type-C 31 Phone to HDMI 4K HDTV Video Cable and USB Type C Charging Holder + Desktop Station + Sync Data Transfer Dock Charger

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  • Easy to use Just plug and play, no external power or additional driver required with this cable It also obtain a fast transmission and stable signal Fully reversible USB-C interface for providing maximum conductivity and improving the Hi-Speed signal transmission
  • This USB C to HDMI enables you to directly connect your USB Type-C computer to any HDMI display, such as 2016 MacBook Pro, 2017 MacBook, ChromeBook Pixel, it also can support Samsung Galaxy S8/ S8 Plus, LG G5/G6, HTC Ultra, Lumia950/950XL etc
  • This docking station is ideal for use on your desktop, provide a good angle for you to use the device
  • Portable design and convenient, easy to Carry and use
  • Note: The color of the product may be Random.

Shopline Type C to HDMI HDTV 1080P Audio Video MHL Cable for Universal Micro USB Type C Adapter with Type C to HDMI, USB C to HDTV Cable Compatible with All Type C Enabled Smartphones

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  • Material: Plastic shell & Metal inside Color: Red Length:2m
  • USB Type C Compatible Devices: 2016 MacBook Pro 2015 MacBook 12" ChromeBook Pixel Dell XPS 13-9350-R1609 13.3", XPS 15 Acer V15 Nitro ASUS GA-Z170X HP EliteBook Folio G1 Asus ZenBook UX390UAK Samsung Notebook 9 900X5L-K01 Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus
  • Warm Note : The cable works for Thunderbolt 3 compatible Type-C port only. The cable is not compatible with devices which do not support the protocol of DP Alt Mode.
  • As for Type C Smart Phones, this cable only support Samsung Galaxy S8/ S8 Plus/LG G5/G6/HTC ULTRA/Lumia950/950XL. It needs 8 to 10 seconds for the data to synchronize from computer with your monitor
  • Note: Some USB C ports only has charging or data transfer function, NO video output function. Please make sure your USB C Port has video output function and compatible with our cable or it wont work. Just plug and play, there is no need to install any drivers or additional power supply. It also obtain a fast transmission and stable signal.

Why you should confide in me?

As Wirecutter’s embellishment author, I’ve tried many frill over a wide swath of classifications in the course of recent years. I’ve been profoundly drenched in the confounding scene that that is USB-C since the standard propelled. Prior to that, I was the extras editorial manager at iLounge for somewhat more than three years, where I looked into in excess of 1,000 items, including many connectors.

The best USB-C– to– HDMI link

Choetech’s USB-C to HDMI Cable is a costly inclination nylon twisted link with a USB-C connector set at a correct point to the link (the main such astute outline among the links we tried), which means it’ll remain out of your way; it’ll keep running again from the PC and towards your screen without putting any strain on the link itself. It works flawlessly: the 3.9-foot link legitimately transmitted a 4K motion at 60 Hz from our Dell XPS 13.

  • Choetech USB-C to HDMI Cable

The best link to associate with a HDMI screen or TV

Something beyond useful (the links we tried worked indistinguishably), this link is particularly very much planned, with a right-point connector on the USB-C end to diminish strain on your USB-C port. Transmits a 4K motion at 60 Hz.



The best USB-C– to– HDMI connector

Plugable’s USB-C to HDMI 2.0 Adapter is the most ideal approach to interface a USB-C PC to a top notch TV or screen in the event that you as of now have a HDMI link you like. The Plugable is our pick since it’s genuinely reasonable, its plastic body won’t consume up much space in your sack, and it works legitimately with the two Windows PCs and Macs, so it’s the most flexible (it underpins 60 Hz 4K video for Windows PCs, yet just 30 Hz 4K for the 2016 MacBook Pro we tried it with). Some other models’ spec sheets unequivocally list that they don’t work with the freshest Macs, or we discovered client surveys cautioning that they don’t.

  • Plugable USB-C to HDMI 2.0 Adapter

The best connector to associate with a HDMI screen or TV

One of the minimum costly connectors that backings 4K video at 60 Hz for HDMI 2.0 PCs and screens. Dissimilar to a few models we tried, it additionally works with the most current Macs, but at just 30 Hz for 4K screens.



The vast majority who need to associate a Mac to a 60 Hz 4K screen will be best off doing as such with a DisplayPort link or connector. On the off chance that you completely need to utilize HDMI you’ll have to ensure that your screen or TV is HDMI 2.0-empowered, and utilize a HDMI 2.0 connector and HDMI 2.0 link; Apple prescribes Belkin’s USB-C to HDMI Adapter and Ultra High Speed 4K HDMI Cable. And still, at the end of the day, you may need to modify the settings on the screen with the goal that it doesn’t default to 30 Hz task. DisplayPort works without the majority of this nonsense, and is less expensive, as well.

The best USB-C– to– DisplayPort link

Each USB-C– to– DisplayPort link we tried worked flawlessly, offering a pixel-idealize picture and full 60 Hz execution, even at 4K. All things considered, we prescribe the Cable Matters USB-C to DisplayPort 4K 60Hz Cable since it’s the just a single of the five links we tried that has a clasp on the DisplayPort plug lodging to hold the module put safely—you need to crush the clasp to discharge the link from the port. This is just a modest preferred standpoint, and the Accell U188B-006B USB-C to DisplayPort Cable, Plugable USB-C to DisplayPort Adapter Cable, and StarTech USB-C to DisplayPort Adapter Cable, which are generally indistinguishable to each other yet missing the previously mentioned cut, work similarly also if the Cable Matters link is out of stock or more costly. The Cable Matters comes in 3-foot, 6-foot, and 10-foot lengths.

  • Cable Matters USB-C to DisplayPort 4K 60Hz Cable

The best link to associate a DisplayPort show

All the DisplayPort links we tried worked impeccably at 4K goals and 60 Hz, yet this one will remain set up better on account of the clasp on its DisplayPort end.




The best USB-C– to– DisplayPort connector

In the event that you as of now have a DisplayPort link or simply need to convey a connector for interfacing with a DisplayPort screen and link at an office or workspace, we prescribe the Cable Matters USB-C to DisplayPort Adapter. It passed an appropriate 60 Hz invigorate rate at 4K goals and is a couple of dollars less expensive than the opposition.

  • Cable Matters USB-C to DisplayPort Adapter

The best connector to associate a DisplayPort show

A basic connector that can drive 60 Hz 4K screens with the two PCs and Macs.




The best USB-C– to– DVI link

We discovered just a bunch of USB-C– to– DVI links in our examination, and the best among them is the Cable Matters USB-C to DVI Cable. The 6-foot link can leave a flag behind to 1920×1200 at 60 Hz; USB-C Dual-Link DVI links that help higher goals don’t exist yet. Not at all like alternate links we tried, this one doesn’t have a major plastic neckline around the link to contain its converter chip and DisplayPort controller, which improves it for pressing.

  • Cable Matters USB-C to DVI Cable

The best link to interface with a DVI show

Backings up to 1920×1200 at 60 Hz, and no compelling reason to purchase a different DVI link.




The best USB-C– to– DVI connector

Kanex’s USB-C to DVI Adapter executes and in addition StarTech’s link (and each other DVI connector we tried). The primary preferred standpoint it has over the opposition is that it’s slightly more, 9.75 creeps from end to end, at a similar cost. It’s a sufficient contrast to give you more choices for situating the link around your work area, yet less that the additional length will act as a burden or make it less compact.

  • Kanex USB-C to DVI Adapter

To associate with a DVI show

A helpful single-connect DVI connector that beats the opposition by being slightly more; underpins goals up to 1920×1200 at 60 Hz.




The best USB-C– to– VGA links

In the event that you require VGA to associate with a more seasoned projector or screen, we prescribe grabbing Plugable’s USB-C to VGA Cable. The 6-foot link puts out 1920×1080 goals at 60 Hz at a sensible cost. We like that the VGA end of the links has thumb screws, considering a safe association into your show (most other VGA links we tried did not have these).

  • Plugable USB-C to VGA Cable

The best USB-C-to-VGA link

Associates with VGA screens and projectors at up to 1920×1080 at 60 Hz.





The best USB-C– to– VGA connector

On the off chance that you as of now have a VGA link and simply need a connector (or need to bear one on the off chance that you have to utilize a more established projector for introductions), we prescribe the Kanex USB-C to VGA Adapter. Every one of the connectors we tried worked similarly well, pushing out 1920×1080 goals at 60 Hz. The Kanex display is one of the slightest costly we found. It originates from an exceptionally legitimate brand, and its 7-inch link gives you more adaptability making your link keeps running than alternate models we considered.

  • Kanex USB C to VGA Adapter

The best connector to associate with a VGA screen or projector

A strong decision for a more seasoned projector or show with a VGA input.





How we picked and tried?

We concentrated our exploration on straightforward, cheap connectors and links from respectable organizations. There are more costly choices that give additional highlights, for example, passthrough power or USB-A ports, however this guide is particularly about video adornments.

All in all, we prescribe USB-C-to-video links that connect straightforwardly to your PC and your screen as opposed to connectors to make more established links USB-C-perfect, since links cost around a similar cost and there’s one less thing to incidentally disengage. Be that as it may, on the off chance that you as of now have a link you’d get a kick out of the chance to continue utilizing—in light of the fact that it’s as of now wired into your setup or it’s a particular length—a connector might be better.

We tried every connector and link with both a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) and the mid 2018 USB-C– just Dell XPS 13 to guarantee similarity crosswise over stages. This was particularly essential when it came to HDMI, as Macs don’t bolster a 60 Hz revive rate at 4K goals over HDMI, yet PCs with HDMI 2.0 ports do. For the male-to-male links, we associated specifically to the screen we were utilizing, and we utilized links we knew to regard interface the male-to-female connectors. We utilized a Dell P2715Q for HDMI and DisplayPort testing and a more seasoned Dell screen with DVI and VGA contributions for those connector composes. To quantify the revive rate, we depended on the Blur Busters Motion Tests.

The opposition

Except if determined beneath, the majority of the links and connectors we tried worked the manner in which they assumed, and by and large the distinction between a pick and a non-pick came down to a couple of Amazon surveys, a value contrast, or better sending choices.


The item posting for the Cable Matters USB 3.1 Type C to HDMI 4K UHD Adapter says it works with Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro models, yet we can’t prescribe it in light of the fact that an excessive number of client surveys on Amazon say they’ve encountered issues utilizing it with those PCs.

The Plugable USB-C to HDMI 2.0 Adapter has a notice that expressly says “NOT good with late 2016 MacBook Pro.”

The Accell U187B-002B USB-C to HDMI 2.0 Adapter and StarTech USB-C to HDMI Adapter both function admirably, yet were more costly than our pick when we tried and don’t give any focal points.

The Choetech USB 3.1 Type-C to HDMI Adapter and Kimwood USB C to HDMI Adapter performed well and are both somewhat less expensive than our pick, yet they additionally felt less expensive as far as materials and fabricate quality.

The connectors we tried from AmazonBasics, Monoprice, and Kanex were plastic, despite the fact that regardless they appeared to be well-made. We incline toward our pick, however in the event that it’s out of stock any of these would do.

Nonda’s USB-C to HDMI Adapter performed fine and had a charming fold-up outline, yet we thought that it was difficult to loosen (exceeding the adorableness of said plan).

Satechi’s Aluminum Type-C to HDMI Adapter looks extravagant (and it is) however it felt wobbly to hold and didn’t beat our pick.

We enjoyed USB-C to HDMI links from Cable Matters, Plugable, and Nekteck, yet none contrasted with our pick from Choetech as far as fabricate quality or the smart right edge USB-C connector.

Anker’s Premium USB-C to HDMI Adapter works similarly and in addition our pick, the Plugable USB-C to HDMI 2.0 Adapter, however is somewhat more and more costly with no advantages.

USB-C– to– DisplayPort connectors

The Accell U188B-006B USB-C to DisplayPort Cable, Plugable USB-C to DisplayPort Adapter Cable, Moshi USB-C to DisplayPort Cable, and StarTech USB-C to DisplayPort Adapter Cable are indistinguishable to each other and work and in addition our best pick—they simply do not have the clasp that secures the DisplayPort plug. Try not to falter to get one of these if the cost is especially great or if our choose from stock.

Monoprice’s Select Series USB-C to DisplayPort Adapter fills in and additionally our pick, however Monoprice’s delivery isn’t exactly as advantageous as obtaining from Amazon, particularly not in case you’re an Amazon Prime part.

Kanex’s USB-C to DisplayPort Adapter is likewise a solid contender, however it is more costly than our pick by a reasonable edge with no advantages.

USB-C– to– DVI

Link Matters’ USB-C to DisplayPort Adapter is slightly shorter than our pick, however it generally fills in also.

StarTech’s USB-C to DVI Cable is more costly than our pick without playing out any in an unexpected way, and it has a substantial plastic neckline around the link that makes it less helpful to take with you.

USB-C– to– VGA

The Accell U187B-004B USB-C to VGA Adapter and Aukey Aluminum USB-C to VGA Adapter (at present inaccessible) both need screw openings to hold the appended link set up. It’s a little blame, however considering that everything else performed similarly also, it’s sufficient to thump these links out of the running.

The Aukey USB-C to VGA Adapter, Belkin USB-IF Certified USB Type C (USB-C) to VGA Adapter, and Cable Matters USB 3.1 Type C to VGA Adapter are for the most part practically proportional to our pick, however they cost progressively and offer no focal points.

The CableCreation Gold USB 3.1 Type C (USB-C) to VGA Adapter functioned admirably in our testing, yet enough client audits refer to disappointment after some time that we don’t feel good suggesting this connector.

The Monoprice Select Series USB-C to VGA Adapter executes and our connector pick, however it’s somewhat more costly when you factor in transportation.

The Cable Matters USB-C to VGA Cable costs the same as our pick and works similarly too, yet doesn’t have the same number of client surveys to back it up.

Nekteck’s USB-C to VGA Cable detailed the correct goals and invigorate rate in our testing, yet the picture on the show looked fluffy and the workstation screen passed out amid a portion of our tests.

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