DisplayPort is a digital audio/video interface used primarily for attaching external monitors to computers, though it can also be used to transmit audio, USB, and other forms of data.

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Will an HDMI-DisplayPort cable be capable of >60Hz?

I just bought a Asus VG248QE 24-Inch LED-Lit Monitor whose refresh rate goes upto 144Hz. I play computer games a lot and that's the reason I bought it. Now the problem is that I connect it to my ...
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NVidia GTX 970: Second monitor disables when third is plugged in

I just got a new PC with a GTX 970 video card. It has a DisplayPort, HDMI and 2 DVI ports. When I plug a monitor into the DisplayPort and one into a DVI port, they work perfectly. When I plug another ...
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HP Z230 tower display ports on motherboard not working

I have a HP Z230 Tower Workstation an AMD FirePro V3900 GPU installed. I have 2 screens connected to the GPU and they work fine, but when I connect a screen on the displayport on the motherboard, the ...
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How do I rotate 1 of 2 external displays to portrait, in OSX Yosemite?

I have a 2015 MacBook Pro Retina, and two Dell U2414 24" displays. Each display is connected directly to the MacBook by DisplayPort. When I try to rotate one of the displays to portrait, using the ...
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Monitors not turning on with computer

I have 3 monitors connected through displayport cords and they do not turn on when my PC powers up and only turn on after I hit the PC's reset button. Here are some details: Graphics card has 3 ...
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DisplayPort Link Failure after monitor sleep?

I just added a 3rd monitor to my Windows 7 64-bit computer. When the monitor goes to sleep, it won't wake up. The other two monitors wake up fine (connected via hdmi and DVI). The new monitor I ...
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DisplayPort MST and HDMI adapter

I have a Dell u2715h monitor which has both a DisplayPorts in and a DisplayPort out. It claims to support DisplayPort 1.2 and MST (Multi-Stream Transport). I do not have a second DisplayPort ...
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Macbook Pro and Acer external monitor text rendering

I just purchased this Acer B276HUL 27 inch IPS monitor from amazon and connected it to my Macbook Pro (late 2013 with retina display) with a thunderbolt to display port cable. The resolution of the ...
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Displayport specs: How to interpret and convert to DVI-Dual Link?

I need to drive a Dell 30" display, that is dual link DVI, 1600x2560 I am looking at an AMD board that has 4 mini DP outputs. It says, on the box: Max DVI resolution: 1920x1200 per output Max DP ...
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How to connect Dell Vostro with HDMI to Matrox TripleHead2Go with DisplayPort?

I like to connect my Dell Vostro 3700 with HDMI output to the Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital SE with DisplayPort. Does somebody know if an active HDMI to DisplayPort converter works with the Matrox and ...
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Does MacBook Air 11" (Early 2015) Broadwell support DisplayPort MST?

Does MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015), powered by Broadwell with Intel HD Graphics 6000, and Thunderbolt 2 port (up to 20 Gbps), support DisplayPort 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport? ...
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Select DisplayPort for audio output

I can't get my head around a solution to output sound via DisplayPort to my monitor with integrated speakers. I have a MSI z87i gaming ac mainboard with no additional graphics or sound cards. My ...
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3 displays, one GPU, passive DP, ubuntu

I have a Radeon HD6850 card that I was using with Ubuntu 14. I had 3 dell monitors connected to this card and they worked great at 1600x1200. I had bought a Displayport to DVI adapter to get it ...
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Can I use a DisplayPort cable to connect from MacBook Pro's Thunderbolt port to a DisplayPort monitor and maintain 4K resolution 60Hz

My purpose is to connect a MacBook Pro to an HDMI/DisplayPort monitor and maintain 4K resolution with 60Hz. But since MacBooks still lack support for HDMI2 and Thunderbolt cabels are expensive, I ...
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Will XPS 13 2015 laptop support daisy chaining multiple monitors from a single display port?

Will my XPS 13 2015 laptop support daisy chaining multiple monitors from a single display port output? I understand that this will require display port v 1.2, but I've not so far been able to find ...
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Second screen goes black on certain website (Firefox/Chrome on Windows 8.1 on MacBook Air)

Whenever I go to http://htw-berlin.de (the only URL with this issue so far) with Firefox 38 or Chrome Canary 45, the entire screen goes black until I close the tab. But only if the window is larger ...
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4K monitor does not support 60HZ via HDMI on 3840x2160

I am confused about HDMI -- I have a GTX 770 with 1xDP, 1xHDMI and 2xDVI. I just bought two Dell Ultra HD 4k Monitors (P2715Q) and while the first one gives me 60HZ over DP, another only shows 30HZ ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI out and DisplayPort with daisy chaining simultaneously?

Specifically, I'd be interested in if such a combo works on notebooks with graphic adapters such as the Geforce GTX 850M . E.G.: Monitor 1: internal Monitor 2: external via HDMI Monitor 3,4,5... ...
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DisplayPort to DVI adapter: quality concerns

So I searched the local market and was not able to find a DisplayPort to DVI-D cable. My next option is to buy a DP-to-DVI adapter and then attach it to my monitor using a standard DVI-to-DVI cable. ...
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Use Displayport-Splitter to connect two computers to one Displayport jack of a monitor

I have here a Windows computer (Lenovo W510) and a MacBook Pro (Early 2011). Now I want to connect each Displayport output of the computers to one Displayport input of the monitor (iiyama PL2779Q). So ...
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OSD not working on AOC q2770pqu monitor

I have a newish AOC q2770pqu monitor and it has been working ok until today. I usually use it with a DP connection, but this morning I want to use it with HDMI. I couldn't get into the menu system to ...
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QHD through HDMI on Dell U2715H

I have an Acer TimelineX 4820TG laptop. I'd like to buy the Dell U2715H screen (sorry link in french). It is a 2560x1440 px display. But My laptop has only VGA and HDMI port, and the screen has ...
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Daisy chaining monitors with no DisplayPort on laptop

I purchased two U2414H monitors from Dell and am trying to connect them to my laptop (Inspiron 3421) but I don't have a DisplayPort on my laptop. The laptop has 2-USB 3.0, 1-HDMI, 1-USB 2.0 The ...
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How do I get full resolution out of my monitor?

I have a Monoprice 27in IPS-ZERO-G Slim Monitor WQHD 2560x1440 - Dual Link DVI, VGA with a max resolution of 2560 x 1440 connected to a NVIDIA Quadro K620 video card. The Connection is as follows: ...
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Connect non-displayport GPU to displayport monitor

I am trying to connect my GeForce 690 GTX to Asus Swift PG2780. I have tried http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/product/product_index.aspx?pid=357&lid=1 but the monitor has no signal. Any ...
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Cant select which HDMI/DisplayPort monitor to output sound to

I've been banging my head against this issue ever since I got a third monitor. I have searched all over and can't seem to find anyone having the same issue. Currently I resort to physically ...
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Linux Mint: Power Management does not turn off displayport monitor

I have two monitors connected to this system... one via displayport and one via DVI. When I go into the screen saver settings, I enabled Power Management and set standby, suspend, and off to 1 minute. ...
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DisplayPort monitor keeps “disconnecting”, but is still detected

Currently I have 3 monitors on an Sapphire R9 280x Overclocked GPU. One is connected through DVI, one through VGA, and one through an active Display port adapter to DVI. I've had this setup for a week ...
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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m Displayport

I have an issue with a HP EliteBook Folio 9470m, when the laptop boots out of the docking station and I then connect the laptop to the docking station with an external monitor connected to the docking ...
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ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q Stuck at 24hz (DisplayPort connection)

So, as the title states, I'm having an issue with my new monitor. It just came yesterday. Last night, it worked beautifully. No issues. It was flawless. When I booted up my computer today after ...
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3 Screen Setup with 2 MiniDP, 1 HDMI, 1 DVI Port Available?

I have a GPU with 2 mini display ports, a dvi port, and an hdmi port. I have previously tried to set up three screens with this but wasn't able to do so as the displayport screen didn't show anything. ...
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Howto enable GPU-scaling with nVidia GTX 680 and UltraHD-DisplayPort-1.2-monitor?

I am running a Dell UltraHD-monitor in 3840x2160 at 60 Hz (DisplayPort 1.2). This monitor doesn’t support upscaling when running in DP 1.2 mode. nVidia's latest drivers seem to prevent GPU scaling ...
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Use two monitors over one displayport

My colleague has a laptop with one DisplayPort, but he wants to attach two (HDMI) monitors to it. I've seen adapters that can split the signal over two monitors (with the addition of DisplayPort to ...
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Can't get third monitor to work

I am running Windows 8.1 (64x bit) with all the latest updates. I have three monitors connected to my PC at work. The connections used are HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort. The DisplayPort connection is not ...
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Is there a difference between “Thunderbolt” and “Mini DisplayPort” cables?

TB-to-TB cables seems to be more expensive than mDP-to-mDP cables. Is there any actual difference besides the branding? This is for use in connecting a MacBook Pro to a dock with multiple ports (USB ...
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DisplayPort 1.2 DaisyChain with a DisplayPort to HDMI node at the end of the chain

I recently bought a Dell monitor which has only DisplayPort and HDMI. and I was very excited to learn about the DisplayPort 1.2 daisy-chain. I was wondering if I could create a chain as follows ...
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Is it possible to force 2560x1440 over HDMI on mid 2010 Macbook Pro?

I am trying to use my mid 2010 macbook pro over one of the two available HDMI ports on the monitor (displayport taken by primary pc). Whenever I connect with the equipment below I can only select ...
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Does DisplayPort cables only one-way?

I saw this DELOCK 82438 Mini DisplayPort - Displayport cable where the image shows one end is an input, while the other is an output. They also say in the description that this is a Mini DisplayPort ...
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Make Intel HD Graphics 3000 use two external displays

I have a quite old work laptop but need it to display picture on two external monitors. It has classic VGA output as well as DisplayPort output. The graphics card is Intel HD Graphics 3000. I use ...
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DisplayPort on AMD 780G based Mainboard

I just bought a Dell U2415 monitor and connected it to my ASUS M3A78-VM Mainboard via the DisplayPort to mini DP cable. The BIOS shows correctly on the monitor, but as soon as it switches graphics ...
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Thinkpad W510 plus 2 monitors

Is it possible to connect a Lenovo W510 to two external DVI monitors and also use the built in screen, so that I am using a total of three monitors? I don't have, nor do I want to purchase a dock, ...
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Will a GTX 970 support a dual monitor setup using a Gsync panel on DisplayPort as the primary and a second panel on DVI?

I'm looking at upgrading my rig with this card: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NN0GEXQ/ Its a MSI GTX 970 I'd like to run a Gsync panel on the DisplayPort as a primary and then move my second panel ...
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How do I connect a PC with my Apple Cinema 27" Display [duplicate]

I have a PC that has displayport, DVI, and HDMI out. I would like to connect this to an Apple Cinema 27" Display. The apple display only has a mini displayport male connector coming out (it is not ...
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displayport + 3.5mm audio to HDMI?

I have a Lenovo W500 and apparently, the graphics card (ati radeon) doesn't support audio output through the display port. But, connecting separately from the headphones to the RCA inputs in the TV ...
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Troubles with connected second monitor to Nvidia FX 580

I'm running Win7 Pro, 1st monitor connected via HDMI is a Samsung S24D300 (main monitor) no problems. 2nd monitor is an LG W2261VP connected to one of the DisplayPort with a DisplayPort to DVI cable. ...
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How do I route audio to my HDMI port instead of the display port

My Dell Studio 1747 notebook has an ATI radeon HD 4650 graphic card. The card has both HDMI as well as Display port output. However, the audio routes to the Display port instead of the HDMI. Since ...
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Why does my monitor sometimes display a moira pattern (of sorts)

I recently bought a SIIG CE-KV0411-S1 (2-port DisplayPort KVM) to share an Asus VK278Q between my gaming PC and a MacBook. The Mac never gives me any trouble, but if the PC goes to sleep while it is ...
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DisplayPort monitor with USB hub, switch to another machine with all USBs?

So, I'd really like to just be able to sit down at my desk, with my gaming pc all connected up and working, plug my MacBook Air in to the DisplayPort and pick up all the USB devices. ...
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AMD card fails to start when displayport plugged in

I've been encountering this issue for a while now and it has finally fried enough nerves that I'd find some support for it. Googling around has revealed little. I have an AMD Radeon HD 5900 with 2 ...
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Disable Windows 8 Monitor detection with display port monitors [duplicate]

I have 3 Dell UltraSharp U2414H Monitors connected to a NVIDIA Geforce GTX 980 graphics card via display port. The monitors are not chained. So each monitor is connected directly to the graphics ...