Featuring the DisplayLink DL-3100 USB 3.0 graphics chipset, the Plugable UGA-3000 display adapter enables USB to DVI, as well as VGA and HDMI (with included passive adapters) connections to multiple monitors with any laptop or desktop. One adapter is required per monitor, up to six adapters supported on each PC. Multitask with a dedicated monitor for each document or application with screen resolutions up to 2048×1152. View whole document pages in portrait mode with a rotating stand. No power adapter is needed for the adapter. Power is provided by USB. When the adapter is connected to your PC, graphics processing is still handled by your computer's central processor and graphics processor. The USB graphic adapter's DisplayLink drivers on the PC compress and transmit pixels to the USB adapter as pixels are updated. The adapter's DisplayLink DL-3100 chipset decodes the data and displays it For anyone doing information work in several applications or files all at once, multiple monitors can be indispensable. You can duplicate or extend your Windows desktop to the additional monitors connected via USB adapters. All monitors are configured using the standard Windows display control panel. Gain multitasking efficiency by using each monitor to show a different document or application. Simply drag a window from one monitor to another.