Pros

  • 'Fit to TV' fine-tunes desktop size to fit an HDTV
  • Inexpensive, simple way to connect HDMI displays

Cons

  • Compression algorithm can degrade video quality
  • Setup can be tricky

At A Glance

Adapter is a quick and inexpensive alternative to installing a graphics card to support multiple monitors, but the compression used to make video fit the USB 2.0 pipe degrades the image quality.