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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What kind of cable looks like HDMI but has only one slanted edge?

What kind of cable is this? It looks like a HDMI connector but it has a slanted edge at one side?
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Is it possible to connect 2 dvi monitors to 1 display port [duplicate]

I have a lenovo t530 laptop with nvidia optimus card and a single display port on it. I want to connect 2 dvi monitors to it, the documenation says this is possible with the docking station which ...
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How can I tell if a displayport / mini-DP to DVI adapter is active or passive?

I have a bunch of mini-Displayport to DVI adapters lying around. Some of them came from Macbooks, some came bundled with ATI video cards, and some I have no idea where they came from. How can I check ...
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MiniDisplay Port Adapaters

I just bought a new video card, a Radeon 7870. Quite excited. Problem is it has 1 DVI, 1 HDMI and 2 Mini DisplayPort ports. I have three monitors. High end IPS panels, 1920X1080 resolution. What ...
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Green screen on HDMI monitor from MacBookPro

I connected my MacBookPro into an HDMI monitor (Dell U2312HM) using a DisplayPort-HDMI cable. The result is a green screen as you can see in this video that I've uploaded just now: ...
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Connect a monitor with DisplayPort to a PC

I need to get a DisplayPort-connected monitor working on my PC. I have bought a new monitor for my PC. The monitor is a Samsung S27A850D, which utilities DisplayPort but not HDMI. My PC does not ...
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How to connect a laptop that has an HDMI out to a monitor that has a Mini DisplayPort cable?

Concretely, a Lenovo Y500 to a Apple Cinema Display. Note: I would like to transfer a 2560x1440 resolution!
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Do Blu-ray readers affect the HDMI or DisplayPort signal quality? [closed]

When a Blu-ray disc is being read by the Blu-ray reader in a computer or a stand-alone Blu-ray reader, does any kind of conversion or decoding process take place? I.e., is the signal in any way ...
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Does the Microsoft Surface Pro support multiple external monitors over displayport?

Has anyone tested a Microsoft Surface Pro with daisy-chained monitors? How many monitors are supported and at what resolution?
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How to connect multiple monitors to a AMD FirePro [closed]

I have a AMD FirePro V3900 (ATI FireGL) video card that according to AMD's site (http://www.amd.com/us/products/workstation/graphics/ati-firepro-3d/v3900/Pages/v3900.aspx#1) should let me use up to 5 ...
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How Daisy Chaining Monitors work?

Can this only be done with Display Port 1.2? Can someone please explain how does this works? Also, Dell u2713H supports Daisy Chaining, what advantage this support mean? Can I connect 3 2560x1440 ...
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how do I connect an Apple Thunderbolt display to a PC?

I have this Apple Thunderbolt display. it works fine with my Macbook Pro. I also want to connect it to my Windows laptop via HDMI. I bought this converter, which converts the HDMI signal to ...
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USB over DisplayPort

I know that DisplayPort (DP) can handle video, audio and other data (aux channel). Todays monitors does not support data over DP besides it has USB ports. I want to connect USB mouse to monitor and ...
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Cannot hear audio when connecting HP 8740w to Sony Bravia K46S4100 via displayport

I have an HP 8740w with Nvidia Quadro FX 3800M video card. I connect SIIG displayport to HDMI adapter to the displayport. I connect a standard HDMI cable to the adapter with other end going to the ...
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Thunderbolt to multiple non-apple monitors

I've found several Q&A barely touching this option, and therefore no fairly usable answer. I do have Macbook Pro 13" 2012'mid (not retina) with Thunderbolt port. I'd like to use from 3-6 monitors ...
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Looking forward to hiDPI screens: Is the maximum resolution listed on a graphics card absolute?

I have an aging video card in my Mac Pro (GT120) and my trustful Dell 2407WP just died after moving (although I hope to repair it). Looking at newer video cards and getting excited about large (24"+) ...
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HP Z210 SFF: two different video cards produce no Displayport output when installed

I have a HP Z210 SFF that I'm trying to install a video card into. I've tried two different cards in Slot 2 (a Quadro FX380LP and a Quadro 600). Neither of these cards produce a displayport signal ...
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xrandr doesn’t detect display ports

I have a ThinkPad T510 laptop with Gentoo Linux installed on it and I can’t manage to get VGA and DisplayPort working. xrandr -q won’t show them, so I’m guessing, that there’s a problem with my kernel ...
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System does not boot with DisplayPort plugged in [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H MB problems Swapped in a new motherboard and CPU today, and... My system would not boot with any DisplayPort monitor plugged in, but seems to work ...
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How does my active DisplayPort to DVI adapter work without power?

I have three screens connected to a Radeon 6850 card. Two are connected via DVI and the third is plugged into the DisplayPort using an active DisplayPort to DVI adapter. The adapter has a USB cable ...
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DisplayPort monitor turns off when 2 monitors are used

I have the motherboard "Gigabyte Z77x-ud3h" with a 3rd Gen Intel CPU with HD4000 graphics. I am using Ubuntu 12.10. When I connect one monitor (Dell 3011) with DisplayPort and a second monitor ...
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Graphics card for dual 2560 x 1440 output

As the title suggests I want to power two 2560 x 1440 monitors from one graphics card. I am just about to send my second graphics card back to Amazon, so before I purchase a 3rd incorrect card I ...
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Daisy-chain display port monitors on a MacBook Pro

According to this WikiPedia article version 1.2 of the Display port specification allows for multiple monitors to be daisy-chained. My question has two parts: Could this be done on a MacBook Pro ...
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ATI Firepro v4800 3 monitor support

I have an interesting, yet very frustrating problem. I have two computers, both running win7 32 bit, and both with ATI Firepro V4800 graphics cards. Both are using the DVI port and two DP to DVI ...
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DaisyChain Non-Apple monitors to Macbook Pro

I as hoping to daisychain some monitors to either my display port or my thunderbolt port for my early 2011 Macbook Pro (AMD Radeon HD 6490M). I don't want to buy the expensive Apple monitors but I'm ...
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Better clarity on Monitor for Development [closed]

I have a Dell e6400 running Win7 32 bit with "Mobile Intel 4 series express chipset family" display adapter. For work, I connect it to a Dell Monitor (SE198WFP) using DVI (Dual Link) cable between the ...
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Should I switch my monitor to using DisplayPort rather than DVI-D?

Is there any advantage to switiching the cable that I use for my monitor from a DVI-D cable to a DisplayPort cable? Or is there no noticable difference between the two? My monitor is working fine at ...
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Dell U2312HM (DP) + Intel HD 3000 = Flicker

I'm using a Dell U2312HM monitor with my Lenovo X220 (Intel HD 3000 graphics card) via DisplayPort at work. Sadly, there is an issue with this combination: The Dell flickers once in a while. It's only ...
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Connecting two computers to one monitor

My monitor has three input sources: VGA, DVI-D, and display port. My first computer is connected using DVI port and is working properly. I tried to connect another computer to the same monitor using ...
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Need a KVM setup to support HDMI and DisplayPort input with DVI or HDMI output

Here is what I want to connect via KVM to have one monitor and keyboard/mouse: 1st Work laptop (HP EliteBook 8560P) with a DisplayPort and VGA video output - I bought a passive DisplayPort to HDMI ...
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Radeon HD 5770 on three monitors. 95% working

Alright, so initially I ran into the typical problems associated with this setup (only two screens worked at a time, passive adapter does nothing yadda yadda). My problem now is that only two screens ...
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Can a Thunderbolt-equipped iMac be used as an external display for a DisplayPort-equipped PC?

I have a mid-2011 21.5" iMac with a Thunderbolt port. Can I use this port to have the iMac act as a external monitor for my Windows 7 laptop that has a DisplayPort video output? The MacOS Help Center ...
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HD5770 cannot detect third monitor

My computer can't detect the third monitor connected to the display port with an active single-link DP to DVI. The other two monitors connected to the DVI Port work correctly. I bought an Active ...
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No DisplayPort output via DisplayPort→HDMI adapter from Nvidia card using Linux on Thinkpad W520

I have a Thinkpad W520 laptop with Nvidia Quadro 1000M graphics running Debian testing (“wheezy”) and Nvidia driver version 295.40-1. The graphics mode is set to discrete in the BIOS. I would like to ...
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How to write script/program to duplicate a monitor (to fix HDMI audio issues)

Cliff's notes: Question: Is there a way to write a script to clone a monitor to another monitor (rather than do so manually in Control Panel or ATI driver)? I would like something similar to How can ...
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Dual Monitors with DisplayPort and DVI-D

I have a Dell Optiplex 990 with an AMD Radeon HD 6670 graphics card. I would like to use my two Dell UltraSharp U2711 monitors in a dual configuration with my computer. Both monitors have a single ...
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Turning off/on monitor reduces non-maximized window sizes?

I believe this is a very strange problem, but i just switched back to PC from Mac after nearly 20 years so I'm certainly no expert with Windows 7 yet. My new computer has a Gigabyte HD 6970 GPU ...
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Dell precision m6500 + docking station + 3 displays + ATI FirePro 7820

I have the following configuration: Dell Precision m6500 Video card: Ati FirePro 7820 Dell E-Port Plus port replicator 3 x Dell P2411H ( DVI or VGA) Dell says: Supports a maximum of three ...
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Connecting 3 monitors via HDMI

I am trying to hook 3 tv's up to one computer all via HDMI. This setup has already been installed and I do not have the option to switch to a DVI connection or use VGA. I have this graphics card: ...
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Dell U271 monitor DisplayPort suddenly not working

My new(ish) Dell U271 took a bit of a knock and it now suddenly doesn't recognise the Macbook plugged into it via DisplayPort - this had been working great for several months up until now. When I ...
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Displayport + VGA dual monitor in Redhat 6.2

I just got a new computer at work that only has a single DIsplay Port and a single VGA. I can get the dual monitors in Redhat 6.2 to detect both monitors - but they both display the same thing, and I ...
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Are there any cables available to port HDMI to Displayport (And possibly carry audio?)

I would like to use an HDMI output device with a DisplayPort monitor. My main issue is getting audio.. HDMI to DVI doesn't support audio. Are there any cables that do HDMI to Displayport and support ...
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Will a passive DisplayPort to DVI adapter work on my Thinkpad?

The Lenovo Thinkpad I have at the office has a DisplayPort output. Not DVI, HDMI, not mini-DisplayPort. Nothing in the office has a DisplayPort input: the monitors take DVI, the big screen takes ...
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Screen fuzzes/zig zags on a custom build

Recently, I built my first computer: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 4 x 1GB DDR2 RAM 500GB SATA hard drive Radeon HD 6770 graphics card by XFX - using one monitor via DisplayPort -> VGA adapter. MSI P6N SLI ...
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Can DisplayPort carry USB?

Are there any plans in current or future DisplayPort implementations to carry USB? I'm thinking that you could have your keyboard/mouse plugged into your monitor and then two DisplayPort inputs. The ...
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I'm using a compatible active DisplayPort to DVI adapter with EyeFinity, why does my monitor still flicker?

I specifically chose an active DisplayPort <-> DVI adapter for use with EyeFinity right out of my graphic card vendor's list of confirmed compatible adapters. Yet the screen fails horribly, it ...
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Dell U3011 + Quadro 4000: “Flashing” when using 30-bit DeepColor

I have OpenGL code which successfully acquires and renders to a RGB10_A2 visual on a Windows 7 system, using a Quadro 4000 (current and previous drivers) connected to a Dell U3011 display via ...
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Intel HD Graphics: After reboot or power state change one display blank [closed]

System specs: Lenovo 3269-B5U (desktop/workstation) Intel Core i5 CPU Intel HD Graphics Win XP Pro 2 identical 17" LCD monitors (ACER V173): one VGA, one DP (via DP-to-VGA adapter) On reboot the ...
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Intel Q45 graphics will not send correct resolution to second (DP) monitor

System is Lenovo 9964-A7U with Intel Q45 graphics running Windows XP. Monitors are both 17" Acer V173 with native resolution of 1280x1024. Both use VGA connectors. Secondary monitor is connected ...
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Dual Display - hardware and cables?

I am looking at moving onto a dual display for my Windows 7 Professional system. I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W500 and currently connect an external monitor via the VGA port. The Thinkpad also has a port ...