What is HDMI 2.1 And Is It Important To Have For Next Gen?

The PS5 and Xbox Series X/S all support HDMI 2.1. But what does that mean for your gaming experience, and is it worth the upgrade for your TV?

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  1. HELP LOL! Not really big on modern PC gaming. However, I do run emulators on the PC. Will HDMI 2.1 matter when running emulators for Retro gaming, or does it only matter when playing modern PC games and ps5, Xbox series x?

  2. Hello,i hope someone can answer my question,if i want to play ps5 and just settle for 4k at 60fps,can i just use a tv or monitor that only support hdmi 2.0?

  3. can anyone tell me: How many HDMI 2.1 ports need TV at least for future? i mean 1 won't be enough? bcuz i plan to buy Xbox series x + samsung TV Q70A and it has only 1 HDMI 2.1 port so will it be enough or no? please anyone answer me

  4. What if my monitor supports 4k 120 hz but the hdmi port is 2.0? Will it still run with the hdmi 2.1 cable from a series X to get 4k 120hz? If not why does it state so?

  5. So what happens if I game on a 2.0 hdmi tv with 4K 120 frames, would I get like a black screen or will the picture just lag or something

  6. how much more can a game look better with the 2.1 HDMI port if you're using already HDR with 60 frames per second at 4K on a Sony TV lol

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