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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Can I use VGA and displayPort of my laptop to have triple display?

All is in the question.. I have a laptop with display port and vga.. Can I connect one monitor with vga and one Displayport monitor to the Display port to make me a triple monitor system? I prefer to ...
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Integrated VGA and DisplayPort to power dual monitors?

I'm trying to add a second monitor to my work Windows 7 hp PC. It's a low-profile model so won't take a full height graphics card with 2 outputs. It does have a DisplayPort socket though. Is it ...
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ATI Radeon 5770: Which combinations of 3 screens are possible? (In terms of connection: DSUB, DVI, HDMI, DP)

My Radeon 5770 has 2 DVI, 1 HDMI and 1 DP socket, the following are used: 1 DVI digital 1 DVI -> DSUB analog Now I want to add another monitor with an analog DSUB connection (a 15" one, not much ...
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Resolution problems with MSI R5770 Hawk through DisplayPort

I just picked up a MSI R5770 Hawk card from the parts picking megathread. I run dual 2560x1600 monitors (LG W3000H, for what it's worth) but for some reason I can only get the native resolution for ...
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DualLink DVI-D to DisplayPort

I have a Dell 3007WFP monitor which features only DualLink DVI-D for video input. The computer I am trying to connect it to only features VGA, DisplayPort, and SingleLink DVI-D (via a docking ...
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Can I use 2 DVIs and a DisplayPort for 3 monitors?

I have a Zotac GeForce GTS 450, can I use three monitors using 2 DVI ports and a DisplayPort with a DisplayPort to DVI converter?
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Multiple Monitors with one DisplayPort

I've read that DisplayPort supports multiple monitors. My question is how can I connect 3 monitors with one display port, is there such a splitter? I have 2 DVI monitors and one VGA (which I could use ...
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Are there disadvantages for using different port types for a dual monitor display

I am thinking of purchasing the XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770. The card features a variety of ports: 1 x HDMI 1 x DisplayPort 2 x DVI Currently, I own two Dell UltraSharp 2407WFP 24-inch ...
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How many external displays can I connect to the new iMac (May 2011)

The new iMac has just been released with two thunderbolt ports. For those that don't know, thunderbolt comprises of PCI Express and Display Port technology, is also known as 'LightPeak' and is ...
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Can I force my Thinkpad T520 with NVS4200m to output WQXGA on the displayport?

Edit - this is no longer an issue due to a series of driver updates. Sometime in August/September 2011 (I think, maybe even earlier) an NVidia driver update made it possible to run WQXGA resolution ...
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HDMI to DisplayPort monitor?

I got a monitor with DVI-D and DisplayPort, and I have a a notebook and a graphics card I want to connect to it. The graphics card has DVI-D output, so that's the simple part. But the notebook has ...
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Why is my monitor performing voodoo magic and how do I fix it?

I have a mini display port output on my laptop and a 27" widescreen LCD monitor that takes in DVI (dual link I presume). To rectify the issue, I purchased a display port to DVI dual link adapter. ...
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Radeon 68xx, 69xx cards and support for 10-bit color over displayport

10-bit color, aka "Deep Color" is a scheme where 10 bits are used for each color channel. This makes for a 30 bit RGB implementation. IE: red: 10 bits green: 10 bits blue: 10 bits total: 30 bits ...
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DisplayPort to DVI not working on Quadro FX 580

I have a PNY NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 graphics card with 1x DVI and 2x DisplayPorts. The DVI port works fine with both my Viewsonic monitors but I cannot get either of the DPs to work using the supplied ...
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Windows 7 login screen not cloned by second display

Windows 7 Home-Edition (64-bit): Windows logon screen is only at VGA (TV connected) and not as clone at DVI (Digital Display connected)
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No sound through DisplayPort

I'm trying to connect my Elitebook 8440p laptop to my Samsung HDTV. The laptop does not have a HDMI connection, but it does have DisplayPort. I bought a C&E TOOGOO DisplayPort-to-HDMI adapter, ...
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Looking for a real DisplayPort hub/splitter [closed]

In my search for a new display, I came across the Dell Multi-Monitor Hub MMH11, which seemed to be an alternative to my search for daisy-chainable DisplayPort displays. However, before I cave and ...
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Does DisplayPort carry sound as HDMI does?

Does DisplayPort carry sound as HDMI does? Specifically, I am looking at Lenovo Laptops T410 or T510. I'm wondering if the spec permits for audio over DP and if possible if the Lenovo laptops I ...
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Daisy-chainable DisplayPort Monitors

I am the proud new owner of a MacBook Pro with a mini-DisplayPort. My desk setup used to allow me to position the screen of my old MacBook beside an external monitor, essentially allowing dual-head. ...
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Can I run the video output on my motherboard along side a separate video card?

I recently built a new computer using a ASUS M4A785TD-V motherboard. So far I've only been using the on-board video, but recently just orderd a HIS H577FK1GD Radeon HD 5770. After reading about the ...
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Windows 7 flash monitor black?

I have a laptop connected to a monitor that uses Displayport. My monitor flashes black for a split second randomly while connected to Displayport but does not while connected via DVI out. I've ...
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Dell E6410 laptop with Dell E1909 external monitor resolution stuck at 640x480

I have a new Windows 7 (32-bit) Dell Latitude E6410 laptop, and a new Dell E1909WDD Flat Panel Monitor. The only way to connect to the monitor is via an integrated DisplayPort cable. ...
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Can I connect two other monitors to my Dell Studio XPS?

I currently have a Dell Studio XPS laptop that I connect to an external monitor with the standard VGA output. I have also bought a Display port to DVI connector that I would like to connect to ...
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Low-end triple monitor setup problem

I've just setup my triple monitor configuration here at work and am running into some snags with one of the monitors. The problem: Two of the monitors are identical, but one of these two (the one ...
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graphics-card compatibility

How can I connect and use two HP LP3065 monitors with an NVIDIA® Quadro® FX 4800 graphics card installed in a HP z800 computer?
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Does the DisplayPort on the Dell UltraSharp U2311H Monitor work with a MacBook Pro?

I'm thinking of getting the Dell UltraSharp U2311H monitor which apparently comes with a DisplayPort. (I used the word "apparently" because I find DisplayPort support a little bit too good to be true, ...
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Quadro FX580: DVI->VGA + 2 DisplayPort->DVI (3 screens?)

Have a FX580 that has 1x DVI & 2x DisplayPort I've got 3 screen hooked up as so: DVI Port: DVI-to-VGA to Screen 1 DisplayPort 1: DP-to-DVI to Screen 2 DisplayPort 2: DP-to-DVI to Screen 3 ...
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Sapphiere HD 5770 - 3 monitors

I have a Sapphire HD 5770 and I'm trying to connect 3 monitors. I have: 2x DVI 1x Displayport I installed the latest CCC driver but my menu is not the right one. It can only activate two ...
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HP Probook 6540b with dual screens using DisplayPort and VGA

Is it possible to use the DisplayPort and VGA output at the same time to run two screens.
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HP Z200 DisplayPort is not working with DVI LCD screen

I finalized the process of imaging a bunch of Z200. Right now, I need to setup a computer running Windows 7 with a DVI screen and the other one, connected with the DisplayPort/DVI adapter. This one is ...
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Is there a way to hook up my may 2010 17" macbook pro to two external monitors? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can the new MacBook / MacBook Pro Support Dual EXTERNAL Monitors I think having three screens would be cool =)
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Dual display from DisplayPort

I have a Dell Optiplex 780 with an Intel GMA 4500 onboard GPU It has one DiplayPort and one VGA connection. I can drive two monitors using the DP for one and the VGA for the other but the VGA output ...
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Radeon HD 5770 - DisplayPort Problem

I am trying to set up 3 monitors with the Radeon HD 5770 I recieved a few days ago. I have read that I can use 2 DVI ports and an active DisplayPort adapter for a third DVI monitor. I have purchased ...
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Why does my monitor keep cutting out?

(This is jeopardy-style; I found the answer eventually, but it is not what I expected. Posting here for search etc). I have a Dell laptop and external monitor (on DisplayPort). It was fine for ages, ...
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ATI graphics card to feed three monitors

Assuming the monitors can take any kind of port and signal (digital/analog, DVI/HTMI, VGA, DisplayPort) so as to keep this only video card related: I'm looking to get a three-monitor setup using a ...
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59 vs 60 hertz on external display via DisplayPort

Don't know if this is a really specific question or you'll help me out. Please do. I just bought a DeLock DisplayPort cable for my Lenovo T500. Tried to use it with the in-built Intel MHD4500, no use. ...
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What's the difference between DisplayPort, DVI and HDMI? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: HDMI vs Component vs VGA vs DVI vs DisplayPort Is Displayport preferable to DVI for monitor connections? As an end consumer, are there any significant differences ...
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Bad resolution from Displayport converter on third of three screens

I am currently using three screens at the same time with my ATI 5770 & an active Displayport converter The thing is that the third screen (the one using the active Displayport converter) is ...
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Third monitor randomly defaults to 640 x 480 on startup

I purchased a PowerColor HD 5770 video card so I could get a third monitor working. I have two widescreen monitors, one attached via HDMI and the other attached via DVI. My third monitor is attached ...
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DisplayPort -> DVI Adapter, Active or Passive?

I read somewhere that you only need an active adapter (usb powered) if you want resolutions greater than 1920x1200. I also heard from someone that you need it when running triple-monitor because more ...
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Why is my Mac not displaying anything to my LCD tv using HDMI?

I've got an iMac desktop computer. Love it. I wish to connect it to my LCD TV using HDMI. There is no HDMI output on the iMac so i had to buy one of these bad boys :- So now I can output video (via ...
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Tripple-Head Setup: Raedon 5770

I currently own a Sapphire Raedon HD 5770 1GB w/ DDR5 (Link) I've got two LCDs set up in this configuration: +---------++------+ | || | | 1 || 2 | +---------++------+ ...
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Is it possible to run 2 additional monitors from a 27" iMac?

Is it possible to run 2 additional monitors from a 27" iMac?
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3 Monitors powered from a Nvidia fx580

I have a NVidia FX580 card in a Dell Precision T1500. The outputs of the back of the card are DVI and 2x displayport. I tried to run 3 screens from the DVI + 2x displayport to dvi adaptors, but the ...
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Converting DisplayPort and/or HDMI to DVI-D?

Newer Radeon video cards come with four ports standard: DVI (x2) HDMI DisplayPort If I want to run three 24" monitors, all of which are DVI only, from this video card -- is it possible to ...
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Dual VGA monitors with Quadro FX 580?

I have a machine with a Quadro FX 580 card (DVI and two Displayport). Attached to it are two 19" Acer screens, which are both (annoyingly) VGA. The first one works perfectly, with a DVI->VGA adaptor. ...
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Second monitor with an Intel iMac?

Is anyone able to attach a second monitor to their Intel iMac? Trying to connect a Dell 1909W monitor - the connection is DVI cable plugging into an Apple DVI-to-Displayport adapter which is ...
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Mini displayport to displayport cable? [closed]

I have a MacBook pro with a mini-display port, I have a Dell 2709W display with a DisplayPort (not mini). I cannot for the life of me find a cable or adapter for sale in the UK that will let me plug a ...
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Is it possible to connect two monitors on a laptop, one through HDMI and the other through DisplayPort?

For example the Alienware m17x offers 3 connections, HDMI, DisplayPort, and VGA. Is it possible to connect two independent external monitors, one through the DisplayPort and one through the HDMI port? ...
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30" monitor that supports mini DisplayPort? [closed]

I want to buy a 30" monitor to go with my new MacBook pro, but the 30" monitor in the Apple store seems to use a dual link DVI connection (which requires a $100 adapter). Are there any 30" monitors ...