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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Connecting HDMI-only monitor to GPU or motherboard

I have a Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970. My GPU has 3 Display Ports and 1 HDMI. I have two monitors, which only support HDMI. So I wanted to know, should I connect one monitor to my GPU and the other to my ...
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Can an hdmi to vga adapter have a resolution limit?

I purchased an hdmi to vga adapter but when I connected the hdmi part to my laptop and the vga part to my monitor, laptop told me that the optimal resolution for that device was 1024x768 even though I ...
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Is this a display port for high res?

Is this port (circled) a display port, if so what type ? I'm considering this high res monitor(2560x1440) : ...
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Why does a HDMI cable not work, but a Display-Port cable does work?

I have a Macbook Pro connected to a Dell P2714H IPS 27-Inch monitor. It connects with a mini display port to display port cable. (The monitor has only a large display port connector, it does not ...
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Splitting 4K output to be displayed on 4x1080p screens without adding a gfx card

How can a 4K image from a single output be displayed on four tiled 1080p screens E.g. monitor 1 showing top left part of the 4k output, screen 2 showing top right part of the 4k output... ...
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Audio over displayport suddenly stopped working

I used to connect my Surface Pro 3 via DisplayPort to my LG display, playing the sound though the LG. Today when I tried to connect the Surface it didn't worked. I checked if somehow the default ...
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FirePro W4100 video card drive won't drive a displayport monitor at full resolution

I have an AMD FirePro W4100 card and it has 4 displayport outputs on the back. I have discovered an infuriating limitation which is that it won't seem to drive my Dell UltraSharp U2713HM 27" monitor ...
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Windows moving after standby (3 Monitor Setup)

It's Windows 10 Pro (1511) on a HP Elitedesk 800 G1 Mini with 1 UHD 4k Acer (CB280HK) Monitor (DP native) MAIN Monitor in center with Taskbar 1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Samsung (DP -> DVI Adapter) 1 ...
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Reconnect VGA cable doesnt give signal until reboot

My equip is connected to a VGA monitor through a DisplayPort To VGA adapter. When the computer is powered on with this adapter connected, the monitor outputs a video signal as expected. However, if I ...
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Display issues with Intel NUC6i5SYH and MST hub

Recently got a new Intel NUC6i5SYH. For my display setup I have 2 x Dell ST2220M monitors, which have been working fine for years on 2 x DVI > DVI leads fed from an 8800GT. When I got the new NUC I ...
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Displayport monitor to HDMI video card

I recently purchased the following: Computer - XPS 8900 w/ NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GT 730 2GB DDR3 Monitor - Dell 22-inch Monitor - E2216H My issue is that the monitor has VGA and Displayport and the ...
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Connect two monitors to laptop by USB hub and USB display adapters?

I would like to connect USB hub to my laptop and then connect two monitors (by USB display adapter) and mouse to the hub. I wonder if this is possible? Can a single USB port on a laptop handle all ...
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DisplayPort, Intel 5500, MST: Can I daisy chain 2 x 2560x1440 and 1x 1920x1080 displays?

I have a Thinkpad T450s laptop. It comes with Intel 5500 graphics and a displayport 1.2 (don't think it's 1.3). I'm trying to figure out if I can add 2 screens @ 2560x1440 and retain the laptop ...
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Why does text seem a little blurry when I switched from DisplayPort to HDMI?

I recently switched to another laptop that doesn't have a miniDisplayPort, only USB Type-C. I haven't got the adapter for type-C yet so I'm using an HDMI cable to connect to my monitor ...
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Can a non spec conforming DisplayPort cable damage motherboard or graphics card?

I'm having some weird problems with my workstation, here are the relevant components: PSU: Corsair AX860i CPU: Intel Core i7 6700K GPU: Asus STRIX GTX970 RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2x16GB ...
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Add DisplayPort output to PC

I have a PC with an AMD Kaveri APU running Linux. I'm just fine with the internal GPU but would like to connect to a displayport display and my motherboard does not have a connector. Is there any ...
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DisplayPort vs Mini DisplayPort

Is DisplayPort identical to Mini DisplayPort in everything except physical configuration? Same capacity/bandwidth/etc? Is there ANY advantage to using one over the other beside the physical size?
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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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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 ...