Recommended adapters for Windows Mixed Reality Capable PCs

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Your Windows Mixed Reality compatible PC may not have the full-sized HDMI and USB 3.0 ports needed to connect your immersive headset. If that's the case, you'll need adapters to connect your headset. Below you'll find a list of adapter types you may need, and some recommendations on specific adapter models.

Recommended display adapters for Windows Mixed Reality capable PCs

Note: Microsoft does not manufacture, test, certify, nor guarantee the functionality, reliability or quality of any adapter. For any questions, concerns or issues with any adapter, you should contact the seller or manufacturer of your adapter.

TypeAdapter60Hz capable90Hz capable
Mini DisplayPort (MiniDP) to HDMI 2.0Club3D HDMI 2.0 Active Adapter✔️✔️
Surface Mini DisplayPort to HDMI 2.0 Adapter✔️✔️
Plugable miniDP to Active HDMI 2.0✔️✔️
Cable Matters Active Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter Supporting 4K 60Hz✔️✔️
USB 3.0 Type-C (with Thunderbolt 3 support)Plugable USB-C to HDMI 2.0✔️✔️
Accell USB-C to HDMI 2.0✔️✔️

Windows Mixed Reality port compatibility and adapter requirements tables

These tables will help you determine if you'll need display or USB adapters for your Windows Mixed Reality PC or Windows Mixed Reality Ultra PC and, if so, which you'll need. See the table above for recommended display adapter models.

BadgeBuilt-in display portBuilt-in data portRequired adapter(s)
HDMI 1.4HDMI 2.0DisplayPort 1.2Mini DisplayPort 1.2USB 3.0 Type-CUSB 3.0 Type-AUSB 3.0 Type-C
Windows Mixed Reality Ultra PCNot supported✔️ - - -✔️ -None
✔️ - - - -✔️USB 3.0 Type-C to USB 3.0 Type-A
-✔️ - -✔️ -DisplayPort 1.x to HDMI 2.0
-✔️ - - -✔️DisplayPort 1.x to HDMI 2.0 USB 3.0 Type-C to USB 3.0 Type-A
- -✔️ -✔️ -Mini DisplayPort 1.x to HDMI 2.0
- -✔️ - -✔️Mini DisplayPort 1.x to HDMI 2.0 USB 3.0 Type-C to USB 3.0 Type-A
- - -✔️✔️ -USB 3.0 Type-C to HDMI 2.0
- - -✔️ -✔️USB 3.0 Type-C to HDMI 2.0 USB 3.0 Type-C to USB 3.0 Type-A
BadgeBuilt-in display portBuilt-in data portRequired adapter(s)
HDMI 1.4HDMI 2.0DisplayPort 1.2Mini DisplayPort 1.2USB 3.0 Type-CUSB 3.0 Type-AUSB 3.0 Type-C
Windows Mixed Reality PC✔️ - - - -✔️ -None
✔️ - - - - -✔️USB 3.0 Type-C to USB 3.0 Type-A
-✔️ - - -✔️ -None
-✔️ - - - -✔️USB 3.0 Type-C to USB 3.0 Type-A
- -✔️ - -✔️ -DisplayPort 1.x to HDMI 2.0
- -✔️ - - -✔️DisplayPort 1.x to HDMI 2.0 USB 3.0 Type-C to USB 3.0 Type-A
- - -✔️ -✔️ -Mini DisplayPort 1.x to HDMI 2.0
- - -✔️ - -✔️Mini DisplayPort 1.x to HDMI 2.0 USB 3.0 Type-C to USB 3.0 Type-A
- - - -✔️✔️ -USB 3.0 Type-C to HDMI 2.0
- - - -✔️ -✔️USB 3.0 Type-C to HDMI 2.0 USB 3.0 Type-C to USB 3.0 Type-A

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