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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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 ...
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Can I connect a DisplayPort monitor to the Thunderbolt port on a Mac, and vice-versa?

Does anyone know if a monitor equipped with a DisplayPort (e.g. the Dell U2311h LCD screen) can be connected to the Thunderbolt port on a Mac? I want to connect two of these LCDs (one via Thunderbolt,...
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Can I use DisplayPort with the other ports on my video card?

I have a Radeon HD5570 I am planning on using this adapter to place a third VGA monitor in the DisplayPort: However, before I spend the money on this particular adapter, I need to know if it will ...
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Can you use the Sandy Bridge H67 IGP and an additional graphics card to drive 2 monitors via DisplayPort?

I'm going to build a new pc. I want it to be connected to my two monitors via DisplayPort because the other ports on the monitors are already in use by another computer. I'm thinking about going with ...
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Radeon 5830: How to get two monitors working?

Using Windows 7. I got a new Radeon HD 5830 video card with 1 DVI, 1 HDMI, and 1 DisplayPort. I'm trying to get two monitors working. First monitor connected to DVI port works. Second monitor ...
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GeForce 210 and its outputs

I have GeForce 210 graphic card. could I plug in my extension cables in all of its 3 outputs and get output at the same time or I have to plug into one output at once?
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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 station)....
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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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ATI Radeon HD 5750 no DP port?

I just bought an acer aspire m5400. It states it comes with an AMD Rradeon HR 5750, but when I look at the back it only has three outputs: DVI, VGA and HDMI. I am trying to connect a third monitor ...
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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. http://en....
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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 adaptor that I would like to connect to another ...
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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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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 between ...
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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 ...