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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HDMI/DVI/DisplayPort cables and image quality (color, sharpness)

I am planning on running some very long digital cables (HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort). I want to make absolutely sure that as long as the cable works with my desired settings (resolution and hz), there's ...
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Can my AMD Radeon HD 6950 graphics card take a minidisplay port to displayport?

So I've had my AMD Radeon HD 6950 for around 3 years now, and I've always had 2 DVI's connected to it. I have decided that I would like to connect another monitor to it, without buying another card. ...
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AMD Radeon 7900 series: setting up 3 monitors

I have an AMD Radeon 7900 series, which should support up to 6 screens. I'm having problems getting my third one working. Im running windows 8, and have installed all the latest AMD drivers. My ...
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Send sleep/wake command via displayport to computer

Is it possible for windows or linux based system to check if displayport display has been turned off/on and react accordingly to sleep/wake/shutdown/start system?
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Origin of display connector numbers in XServer (e.g. HDMI1, HDMI2, DP1)

a custom mainboard has a DVI and a DisplayPort connector on the board. Currently, everything that is connected at DVI will be named "HDMI2" in XServer. I can see that by calling the "xrandr" tool (in ...
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Can DisplayPort enhance resolution

I'm a little new to the gaming laptop scene and I was wondering if I bought a laptop with a native resolution of 1920x1080 and hooked up a DisplayPort cable to an external monitor, would the monitor ...
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Mini DisplayPort daisy-chaining

I haven't found any documentation saying it's not possible, but I've been trying to find if daisy-chaining Mini DisplayPort-to-DisplayPort with successive monitors connected using DisplayPort. So: ...
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2560 x 1440 Resolution: is Mini DisplayPort or HDMI better?

My first foray beyond 1080p begins today. Should I use HDMI or DisplayPort to connect my new laptop to my monitor? If I have both cables, which will allow me to maximize my graphics experience? ...
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ASUS Computer with Standard Graphics Card and Intel HD Graphics and problems with the second monitor

The problem I have is as follows: I connected the graphics card to one monitor first with DVI and a second one through a DisplayPort to DVI adapter. The computer has a Standard VGA adapter and an ...
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How to select video connector between laptop and external monitor?

I want to connect a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop to a Dell 2408 WFP external monitor. The ThinkPad laptop has a 14.0" WQHD (2560x1440) onboard display. It has Mini-DP and HDMI ports, and via a ...
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Surface Pro 2 DisplayPort 1.2 since recent update

I'm using the Surface Pro 2 and two Dell U2414H Displays connected via DaisyChain (Displayport to first monitor and then from the first monitor to the second monitor). This worked a long time, but I ...
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Displayport 1.2 Daisychain Hub - which keywords to search? [closed]

While attempting to look for a device that allows me to drive multiple monitors from my single Displayport (1.2), I noticed that most search results were splitters that merely duplicate the input ...
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Monitor HDMI and CPU Displayport and performance

I have a desktop that has two DisplayPorts. However my monitor accepts only HDMI and VGA input. How can I connect the DisplayPort 1.2 output to my monitor? I plan to use multiple monitors in the ...
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Connecting 4 monitors to a Radeon HD 6850

Is it possible to hook up 4 monitors to a Radeon HD 6850? Mostly for web and mobile development, so performance is not a big issue here. I have two monitors already hooked up via DVI. I know we can't ...
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DisplayPort 1.2 (Daisy-Chain) over normal DisplayPort cable

I want to daisy chain two DisplayPort 1.2 Monitors and need to know if I can use normal DisplayPort cables? On all Display Port cables I see the specification of maximum resolution WQXGA (2560 x ...
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How do I know if I will be able to daisy-chain monitors? (connect two monitors to 1 DisplayPort)

I am planning to use Surface Pro 2 with a dock station as my main computer and I would like to connect two external monitors to it, but the dock station only contains a single DisplayPort socket. ...
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How do I use the Mini DP on my HD6950 to connect my U3011 monitor

I have a HD9650 and a Dell U3011. The HD6950 has 2 mini DPs and the U3011 has an input DP. The U3011 came with a DP to DP cable. So I bought a mini DP to DP adaptor and tried to use it with the ...
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DisplayPort 1.2 Daisy Chain Third Monitor Not Working

I have: 3x Dell 24" U2414H monitors 1x AMD Radeon R9 200 Series graphics card I am attempting to daisy chain the three monitors together to take advantage of multi-stream transport (MST). When I ...
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WHY: Mini Displayport to Displayport adapter connected to Alienware m17 laptop for dual monitor not working?

I just bought this: accellcables.com/K088B-003B.html and am trying to connect my ASUS 27" (2560x1440) monitor up to my laptop through it's mini displayport. After wrestling through possible solutions ...
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Connecting two 2560x1440 monitors to Alienware laptop while keeping refresh rate @60hz?

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions... Recently I purchased 2 ASUS PB278Q monitors (2560x1440 resolution w/ max refresh rate @60hz) and am trying to connect them to my Alienware M17 laptop (Intel HD ...
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easy win+p switching between a dual monitor setup (extended desktop) AND a TV..? [duplicate]

My question is about "triple" display quick switching; My setup is the following: 2x24" monitors in my work room (displays #1 & #2) 1x32" TV in my living room (display #3) All 3 are connected ...
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how can I smooth pixels on a DP monitor?

I've got 2 monitors, same model (LP2361). But they connect via different cables because of what ports I have on my video card. The monitor that connects via display port has very chunky text. I took a ...
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Disable audio output to DisplayPort device

I'm on OSX 10.9.2 using a Samsung SA850 Display connected to the display port of my MBP 15" Late 2012 Model. All seems fine, but there is a problem with audio. Generally, whenever the display goes to ...
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Display port Monitor (NEC PA272W connect to PC thunderbolt connection [duplicate]

I would like to know if the thunderbolt output on the ASUS Z87 deluxe/dual MB will work with my NEC PA272W monitor displayport input? If so I would be utilizing the builtin graphics of the i7-4770k ...
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Improving input lag on 2650x1440 display on MacBook Pro displayport

As the title says, i experience a certain lag when working on my main screen (a Samsung SyncMaster SA850) when connected to my MacBook Pro (Late 2012), using a Mini-DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable ...
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Dual 2560x1600 resolution on the intel Haswell NUCs

Do the current 4th generation intel NUC kits support driving a 2560x1600 (WQHD) resolution to two such monitors at the same time in extended desktop mode (not cloning one display)? As an example, ...
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Trying to connect 3 monitors to Dell E6530

For work, I had a Dell E6530 with the e-port plus docking station (and additional shelf thing above it). After looking up the CPU, it uses integrated HD 4000, and claims up to 3 monitors. What I'm ...
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Laptop freezes when I plug in a new monitor displayport cable

I have a Dell Studio 1749 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 Graphics card. I've just purchased a Dell U2713HM Monitor. I need to connect them Displayport > Displayport in order to acheive the ...
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Only two screens can be active at the same time

I'm having the problem that only 2 monitors seem to work simultaneously. Right now I have these monitors: Samsung SyncMaster S24B350 (VGA to DVI adapter) Samsung SyncMaster P2450H (DVI to DVI) ...
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MIniDisplayport -> HDMI -> DVI(24+1) gives snow on monitor at 1600x900 or higher resolutions

I've got a Macbook 2012 (non-retina) and I've always used a MiniDisplayport to HDMI adapter for my own monitor. Now I'm at the office where I only have a DVI monitor at hand. So I've bought a HDMI-> ...
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Multiple Monitors connecting technique

I have AMD radeon 7470 graphics card with 1 dvi port and 1 displayport 1.2 I want to connect three monitors to my system. I don't get displayport to multi-port hub here. So I was thinking is it ...
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Displayport connector on Thinkpad dock stopped working

I have a Thinkpad W520 and a docking station. The system has a monitor (NEC PA-301W) connected to the displayport connector. Until I ran Windows update the DP connector on the dock worked fine. ...
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Using external monitor only via Displayport on Lenovo W510 results in “Out Of Range” error

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W510 and a ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3. I want to connect a iiyama ProLite XB2779QS to the docking station. To get the full resolution I only can use the displayport ...
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How can I connect a third LCD monitor?

I have a problem. I have 3 LCD dell u2412m a motherboard gigabyte GA-Z77-UD4H. According to description it supports 2 LCD monitors on Intel HD 4000. I bought older graphic card Nvidia GTX260 with 2 ...
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Windows 7: VGA only unless safe made, where display port works

I have a windows 7 Dell machine which used to have 2 monitors: 1 on VGA, and 1 on display. The one which was connected by VGA is now gone, leaving just the display port connected monitor. Now when ...
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DisplayPort 1.2 MST Hub to Multiple 1.1 Monitors

I am considering getting a laptop which has a 4th Gen (Haswell) Intel Chipset. It is equipped with a mini-Displayport 1.2 port. Can I connect a DP 1.2 MST hub and then connect two monitors which are ...
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DISPLAYPORT TO HDMI ADAPTER. QUADRO 600

I have the nvidia quadro 600 graphic card. I use one monitor via DVI and i am trying days now to connect the TV also, through a displayport to HDMI adapter and a HDMI cable and system does't recognise ...
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Dell U2414H monitor not recognized as supporting MST (Daisy chaining DisplayLink)

I have two Dell U2414H monitors, and I'm trying to use multi-stream transport to daisy-chain the second monitor from the first monitor. According to the manual, this is supported. I've also followed ...
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Is there an analog usecase of DMS/VGA/DVI for DP/HDMI? [duplicate]

At my workplace we use DMS-59 to VGA to serve two monitors with one output. I never heard DMS (dual monitor sotlution) before. Is there a way to use one DP or HDMI port to control two displays? E.g. ...
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Slow flicker when video output from DisplayPort to TV HDMI input

I connected my new laptop (HP EliteBook 8570w running Windows 8.1 Pro) to my 4-year-old Sony HD TV using a DisplayPort to HDMI cable. It almost works. I get a 1920x1080 display, crisp, stable, except ...
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Non-Apple monitor with DisplayPort not recognized by a Mac

I just got a new monitor: an Acer B276HUL. Its native resolution is 2560x1440. I didn't do my research before ordering it; that resolution is too high for single-link DVI! So I have yet to see it ...
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Connect laptop to second monitor - impossible?

There must be a really simple solution, so I feel a bit stupid having to ask: I want to get a Samsung Ativ 9 Plus which has a Micro-HDMI and some weird proprietary (or maybe not?) small VGA port. As ...
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Can HDMI or DisplayPort output to 1600x1200?

The Background: I have 3 Samsung 204b monitors that I'm currently powering via NVidia 650 GTX (2 via DVI and one VGA). The monitors support DVI-D (digital) and VGA signals. I'm thinking of upgrading ...
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What is an Acer Converter Port?

What is this port "Acer Converter Port"? Very little information can be found on the internet. It's basically the same as miniDP? Can I connect a monitor like Dell U2713H on this one? EDIT From this ...
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Displayport to HDMI no audio

Here's a link to a thread I made on another forum with all the details: http://www.pchelpforum.com/xf/threads/displayport-to-hdmi-no-sound.158412/ I'm having a problem trying to connect my hdtv as a ...
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DisplayPort stopped working - nVidia Geforce 660 Ti on Windows 7

I have a computer with 3 monitors connected to my nVidia Geforce 660 Ti graphics card. I had to move the computer across the room the other day, and after the move the one monitor connected using ...
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Is it possible to enable software brightness control on Dell U2412M

Well, I just wanted this yes/no simple question to Dell e-mail support. Their web site required service code just to send an e-mail. Then I tried their "technical" chat support. Some Indian person ...
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Mouse intermittently freezes when laptop is closed but monitors connected via DisplayPort

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 on an HP Envy 17 3D. I like to use extra monitors so I connected one via the DisplayPort port. I plan to add a second external monitor later, and use this laptop as a desktop ...
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Cannot extend desktop to 3 monitors

I have an annoying problem. I problem on my old notebook I had a HDMI and VGA port however I could only extend my desktop to one additional screen. I sold that notebook and purchased a new notebook ...
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Why does one of my two Dell monitors unexpectedly enter power save mode when using DisplayPort daisychaining?

I have two monitors connected using DisplayPort 1.2 MST in a daisychain configuration. Each monitor has both a DisplayPort In and DisplayPort Out port to acheive this. Here is the hardware I am ...