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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Monitor Connection via Adapter - Any benefits/detriments?

I have a new graphics card that has 1x DVI 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort However, at present, I only have two monitors - both using DVI. The three options available to me are: Hook up one monitor (the ...
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How to use the VGA/DVI/HDMI backward campatibility feature of DisplayPort?

I've heard that DisplayPort supports sending HDMI, VGA or DVI signal through its ports by using a passive adapter or cable. If true, how can you check if your GPU or laptop model supports that (or ...
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ASUS PA328Q 4K monitor Windows and DisplayPort issue

I have an ASUS PA328Q 4K monitor plugged onto the DisplayPort output of an MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4G. The monitor is configured to use DisplayPort 1.2. I am running Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit. The ...
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Computer keep restarting over and over when display port plugin

My PC system just have booting problem recently when I upgrade new parts. My system: Intel Core i7-2600 3.4GHz Asus P8H67-M PRO Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard Kingston 16GB (2 x 8GB) Crucial M500 ...
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DisplayPort to HDMI 2.0 Output

I just bought myself an Asus Swift PG278Q gaming monitor. When I bought it I was led to believe it had both DisplayPort and HDMI, to which I later found out its limited to the DisplayPort. I have an ...
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Monitor gets weird “blurry?” display

So I have bought a new monitor (Asus VG248 quite a while ago) and I noticed something. Whenever my monitor has been turned off, and I turn it back on, it sometimes gives me this display (hopefully ...
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Is there such thing as an 'active' adapter for DisplayPort to VGA?

I know in the past I've had to use active adapters when I'm dealing with a graphics card with DVI-I/DVI-D ports to get them to work with old VGA monitors. I'm wanting to know if when I'm buying an ...
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Display Port waking up resets graphics

so I have the Benq XL2420Z monitor with a MSI 390. Links here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HE61SOA?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00 ...
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Connect Macbook Air 2011 to DisplayPort Monitor

I'm struggling to connect my MacBook Air from 2011 to my Acer XB270HU G-Sync. My monitor carries a DisplayPort 2.0 and has no other ports except USB. I've tried a passive (male) mini-DisplayPort to ...
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2nd display in a dual display set up won't has no input signal

Brand new Dell OptiPlex 9020 - Core i7 4790 3.6 GHz desktop https://www.cdw.com/shop/products/Dell-OptiPlex-9020-Core-i7-4790-3.6-GHz-8-GB-500-GB/3851732.aspx?pfm=reo#PO and 2 Viewsonic 22' display ...
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4 Monitor Setup with a 980 GTX

Trying to get 4 monitors to be driven by my 980 GTX. I've got: 1 DVI to HDMI Connection (Works) 1 DVI Connection (Works) 1 DVI to Display Port Connection through an Active Adapter (Works) 1 HDMI to ...
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3 Monitors Connected, 2 Working Only

I have an AMD R9 200 Series graphic cards which has 2 DVI, 1 HDMI, and 1 DisplayPort ports available. I've connected two monitors which DVI and the other with HDMI but only 2 work. I've read from this ...
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What could be the cause of short flickering of screens

I have assembled a new computer lately and bought two new screens. The screens (two 4K Asus PB279Q) are each connected to the video card (EVGA GeForce 980Ti) by Display Port. In order to reach 60 ...
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HDMI to DVI Dual Link via displayport - Apple TV 4 to apple cinema display

I have been struggling with this one for the last two weeks. I have a new Apple TV (4) which I bought thinking it would be compatible with a 2010 DVI Apple Cinema Display 30 inch. Initially I just ...
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One monitor has low resolution in MST Daisy Chain Dell P2715Q

I am attempting to setup a DisplayPort 1.2 MST daisy chain with three Dell P2715Q monitors from a NVIDIA NVS 510 video card on a PC running Windows 8.1. The video card is using driver version ...
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Monitor blacks out randomly

I have 3 monitors connected to a Dell Display Link device that has 2 HDMI and one Display Port connections. The 3 monitors are almost identical : 24" Asus HDMI, only one having both HDMI and DP ...
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Can I run (5) 2560x1440 monitors on a single Radeon R9 290X?

I have a XFX Radeon R9 290X Model R9-290A-EDFD. It has (1) DisplayPort 1.2 (Max 4096x2160), (2) DVI-D (Max 2560x1600), and (1) HDMI (Max 4096x2160) ports. I just purchased (4) Acer K272HUL 27" WQHD ...
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4k Monitor Cable for 3840 x 2160 Resolution at 60Hz

I just purchased a Dell 4K monitor (P2715Q) and I am looking for an appropriate cable to use with my MacBook Pro. I've read that certified DisplayPort cables are best to use with a 4K monitor like ...
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Dell monitor stuck in power save mode

I recently bought a Dell P2414H monitor for my office work. Since I am using a MacBook Air, I also bought a Belkin docking station to connect all my peripherals. While all of them appear to work ...
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HP ZR2740w 2560x1440 monitor and Dell M4800 not working together

I've got the two pieces of hardware above. For the dell m4800, it has the i7-4700mq and nvidia quadro k1100m running windows 8/10. Enabling or disabling switchable graphics from the bios doesn't solve ...
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Display signal cuts out due to static electricity

I have two monitors hooked up to a Thinkpad T450 using Displayport MST, and every once in a while, the signal would cut out briefly before coming back. I had no idea what the issue was, and I ...
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howto conntect hp zbook 15 g2 to 2nd display over acer k272hul daisy chain incl. convert to DVI)

here is my setup: laptop: hp zbook 15 g2 , no docking station acer k272hul (2560*1140) dell p2311H (1900*1080) the goal is connect to both displays to to the laptop and run at max resolution. For ...
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DisplayPort: 2550x1440 fails, but supported by machine

I recently purchased a Dell U2515H monitor. I want to use it with my MacBook Pro 13'' 2012, non-Retina, 2.5GHz. According to the tech specs, this MacBook can drive a single 2560x1600 pixel display ...
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Pixel columns occasionally shift after starting fullscreen application

I have a setup with two EVGA GeForce 780 Ti video cards and two HP ZR2740w monitors connected with DisplayPort cables, one monitor to each video card. Occasionally when I start a fullscreen ...
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Laptop resolution cap below monitor 2560x1440

I have a few questions which Googling attempts have failed so asking here. So I have a hp-7063sa laptop, I've hooked it up to a bigger screen ( dell u2515h) to use it as a stationary machine. The ...
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External display via DispayPort shows black, when laptop closed (it's not off)

i connected my laptop (x230/Win7) to my new 4K Monitor from Phillips through it's Ultrabase 3 via the DisplayPort. I recognized that if connected over DP the external display shows black if i close ...
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MacBook Pro doesn't wake up 4K external display connected via the displayport

I have a MacBook Pro Retina 15" Mid 2015 running Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) and I have a Samsung U32D970Q 4K external display that I would like to use in a closed clamshell mode through displayport ...
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Can't run 3440x1440 monitor and 1920x1080 monitor at the same time

Relevant hardware: Acer Predator XR341CK 75Hz 34.0" Monitor Samsung 49UB8500 TV MSI GeForce GTX 780 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card Asus Maximus VI Extreme ATX LGA1150 Motherboard Corsair 1200W 80+ ...
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Daisy chain 2 external monitors on laptop without DisplayPort [closed]

I have: 2 Dell U2414H Monitors 1 DP in 1 mini DP in 1 DP out 2 HDMI A laptop with (No DisplayPort) i7-4710MQ processor 16GB DDR3 (2x8) GT 840M - 2.0GB DDR3 1 HDMI port 2 x USB 3.0 PORTS & ...
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AOC 4k monitor configuration

I just purchased a 4k AOC U2898 and am having a couple problems setting it up. I have a GTX 770 and am running the monitor through display port. I am having two problems (that are likely related): I ...
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Does the Gigabyte GTX 960 graphics card support DisplayPort dual mode DP++?

I currently run three DVI-D monitors on an aging Radeon 5770HD. Two monitors are plugged into the HD5770 and the third is plugged into the motherboard graphics port. I have 3 monitors mostly for ...
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Using USB keyboard on Dell U2514/MacBook Pro

I recently got a Dell U2415 monitor that I'm using with my MacBook Pro (2014). I want something I thought was simple: using a USB keyboard that's plugged in to the monitor's USB port. The monitor is ...
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Capabilities of new & upcoming Wireless based Display protocols & mechanisms?

The up & coming High Resolution/ HiDPI QHD, UHD, 4K Displays are currently being supported by newer & more capable revisions of Display Port, HDMI and possibly some merging/ overlaps with ...
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How do I know if a graphics card is capable of a high enough resolution or number of monitors?

Can I use the single DisplayPort output of the Inspiron 3050 Micro Desktop (Intel HD Graphics of Celeron J1800) to extend across three independent 1080p displays with a Multi-Stream Transport hub? How ...
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turning off one of my two monitors rearranges windows to the other

For some reason when one of my monitors goes off Windows is moving all of my applications to the remaining monitor. This isn't behavior I used to encounter I made some changes over the past 2 weeks ...
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Dell U2414H Triple Monitors Not All On After Wake Up

I have a triple monitor setup with DELL U2414H monitors running on Windows 10. They are hooked up in a daisy-chained multi-stream transport configuration (MST). I have not changed anything with the ...
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What version of DisplayPort does the Dell XPS L520X use? Or is there software that can check?

I have this laptop in hand. Is there software that can check? Nvidia GT 540M 2GB Is it 2560×1600 (WQXGA) DisplayPort 1.1a or 4096x2160 (4K) DisplayPort 1.2
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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 ...