Digital Visual Interface is a interface for the transmission of video between a source device and a display device.

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HDMI to DVI (and viceversa)

Does the conversion between those ports imply some data loss? If so, can you quantify it? E.g. connecting a Blu-ray reader to your PC monitor or your PC to your HD TV
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How to tell if my laptop will support a second monitor

I have a Toshiba Satellite P775(given by employer) and google isn't really giving me an answer about multiple monitors. Is there a way to tell if my laptop will support a second external monitor(3 ...
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Trying to set up dual monitors (Won't Detect monitor)

Hi I'm trying to set up dual monitors on my new PC. I bought a dvi to vga converting wire because of the inputs I had on the PC and monitor. So I plug them in and nothing happens.. the monitor turns ...
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Laptop doesn't recognize Second monitor

I have a problem with my XPS17. It doesn't recognize monitors when connected, but does recognize TVs. I tried plugging monitors to either the HDMI port or the Mini-DVI port, using an adapter. The ...
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Dual/Extended monitors with VGA + HDMI to DVI

I want to buy two monitors for using with my laptop (without using the laptop's screen) My laptop has VGA and HDMI outputs. 1st scenario: VGA output of laptop -> VGA input of monitor + HDMI output ...
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Display picture jumps once a few minutes

I had flickering on my Acer monitor with this new second-hand Sapphire 7950 Vapor-X I got and I read it was incompatiable with it (DVI to VGA problems). I got a new Samsung one and I made a ...
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Get Boot screen on HDMI rather than DVI

I have a dual monitor setup with a GeForce 750Ti. One monitor uses the DVI port and other uses the HDMI port. I have noticed that while booting, the boot screen is visible on DVI connected monitor. ...
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VGA CLUB3D Radeon HD 7770 dvi-i port dead?

I bought a new desktop computer a couple of months ago and it has a VGA CLUB3D Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition Core 1GHz RAM GDDR5 4.5GHz 1GB VGA DVI HDMI graphic card mounted (product link: ...
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VGA (D-Sub) for 1920x1200 Monitor

I have 2 1920x1200 monitors of a single model that has DVI, DP and VGA ports. The Graphics card has a DVI, an HDMI and a VGA port. The specs of the card say: Maximum Digital Resolution:2560x1600 ...
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DVI-I as intermediary to extend both HDMI and VGA

I need to run cabling from a stage where presenters will be connecting their laptops via VGA or HDMI for a projector connection, depending on the capabilities of their machines. I understand that a ...
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3 Monitor display on a AMD A8-6600k

I have an AMD A8-6600k. I can extend my display using VGA and HDMI. Vga to my widescreen lcd, and HDMI to my TV. I am a programmer and I needed to test resolutions from the TV, and monitor. One of my ...
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Are there any adapters available (or is it even possible) to convert 2 single link DVI to a Dual Link DVI? [closed]

Ideally I'd like to get two of these: http://www.amazon.com/Plugable-Graphics-1920x1080-1600x1200-DisplayLink/dp/B004AIJE9G/ And then have a converter combine them into one Dual Link that I can plug ...
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LINUX: Audio over DVI through a Geforce 295 GTX

I just installed CentOS7 on a frankenserver I made and I can't get audio over DVI. I have used this exact cable/hdmi-dvi-adapter/tv setup on my windows computer with a Geforce 480 gtx and it worked ...
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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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One DVI cable isn't working with new graphics card?

I've just bought a new 750 Ti, and unlike my old 5750 which had 2x DVI-I ports, this has 1x DVI-I and 1x DVI-D, but I'm not sure if that's causing the problem here: I've also noticed that my two ...
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What is the technical name for the [cable] in a laptop that connects to the [LCD] [duplicate]

I wanted to google it and learn about the connector; with the ultimate goal of learning how to turn it into a DVI, VGA or HDMI (To turn a naked laptop LCD into an ad hoc monitor) But when I started, ...
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Dual Monitor Won't work with DVI and VGA Together

I have a replicator port (VGA only) that goes with my Dell Laptop. I also have one Dell monitor (VGA) and a second Dell monitor with both VGA and DVI. The replicator port only has one VGA port. I ...
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Converting DVI to HDMI

I have a graphics card with a VGA and DVI-I Dual Link ports but my monitor/screen only supports HDMI. I've search over the web of pictures if it is possible and I get a lot of images of DVI to HDMI ...
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Connect Dell Optiplex 980/990 to LG LED HDTV

I have the following TV: http://www.amazon.com/LG-Electronics-42LN5300-42-Inch-1080p/dp/B00BB0ZTO0 And I want to connect my computer to it: http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/optiplex-980/pd Now, ...
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Mac Mini with two monitors (HDMI and DVI)

I've got Mac Mini connected to a LG Flatron IPS235t-bn monitor using Thunderbolt to DVI cable. I want to purchase an HDMI monitor as a second for this system. Will this work if I just connect my new ...
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Monitor enters standby mode on windows 7 startup screen - functions normally in safe mode

Recently when I try to boot my desktop PC I see the BIOS post tests then the Windows Is Starting screen and then my monitor shows 'no video input' error message and goes to standby mode. The Monitor ...
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Macbook: Mini-DVI to DVI + DVI to VGA works?

I have a Macbook 2,1 late 2007 and I'm wondering if it's possible to use a Mini-DVI to DVI adapter combined with a DVI to VGA adapter to use a VGA Monitor as a second display screen. Someone has ...
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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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Games, Windows 8.1 and 144Hz display

So I have been having problems with few games after switching from 7 to 8.1, which seems to be related to my 144Hz monitor. Few examples: Shank, Shank 2, Blood of the Werewolf, Astebreed, the Sims 2 ...
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Why does modern graphics with 2Gb memory come with VGA output?

I recently bought a new computer with a ATI HD8570 2GB (VGA+HDMI). I pay top dollars for a powerful graphics card. I have two (older) monitors from Dell 1600*900 which have a DVI input and a VGA ...
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Windows does not recognize my monitor any more

I was running Windows 8.1 on a Intel i7 with an Asus Radeon 270X connected to a Yamakasi Q271 display at 2560x1440 via DVI. Everything was totally fine until today. When i powered up my Computer in ...
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connecting DVI monitor to HDMI port

Can I connect computer monitor with the case by using DVI to HDMI cable? monitor side is DVI and the case side id HDMI. I want to choose the correct cable for this connection. My graphic card is 2 GB ...
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graphics card / computer cant detect dvi monitor

my monitor is not being detected by my computer. this problem has come after i updated my graphics card drivers. my card is an old gtx 460 and its drivers had never been updated and so were at ...
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Quality issues with 1 DVI Monitor and 1 VGA Monitor

I have a laptop that has one DVI-D port and one VGA port. I can use two monitors using one port each but the problem is that there is significant quality issues when using the two side by side. By ...
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Is monitor suspending supported via a HDMI to DVI cable?

My computer has DVI and HDMI video outputs while I have two DVI monitors and a cheap HDMI to DVI cable. Both monitors go fine into and out of standby using DVI-to-DVI connection. Both also display ...
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my dvi-d port is not working for dual monitoring?

I have two monitors. The first is an LG Flatron w1946sn and the second is an LG Flatron ezt710sh I am trying to connect them to my motherboard J&W Z77A-prox that supports dual monitoring. I am ...
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3rd monitor suddenly ceases to operate

A couple months ago I purchased an active mini-displayport to DVI adapter to plug a 3rd monitor I had laying around into my computer. The adapter only supports resolutions of up to 1080P but this isnt ...
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DVI and DVI-to-HDMI fails to deliver signal to monitors when both are connected to a desktop

I try to connect desktop to two screens: 1st monitor ----> DVI cable ----> desktop 2nd monitor ----> DVI to HDMI cable ----> desktop 2nd screens returns 'no signal detected' when both ...
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Can I connect an 2007 Mac cinema display to a pc?

I have an "old" Mac cinema display, its still a good screen I want to keep using it. Its pre-Thunderbolt and uses the same dvi cable as my new pc, it also has a USB cable. The third cable is a ...
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using DVI and audio splitters the opposite way

My LCD TV has only one DVI-I port as PC input. I'd like to connect 2 PCs at the same time: one via VGA and one via HDMI. Can i use this setup without a switch: PC1 --> VGA --> DVI splitter ...
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Philips 202el only shows display if both vga and dvi are connected to my cpu

This is really weird since I never encountered such trouble like this. So my display is connected to video card which is an ATI HD Radeon 4650. My VGA ports and cable are okay as well as my DVI ports ...
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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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My monitor only has DVI ports, and my laptop only has VGA and HDMI ports

Is there any way I can connect my laptop that only has VGA and HDMI ports to a DVI-only monitor? Edit: The model is HP LP2065
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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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1440p monitor at 120hz with only 1 DVI input port. Possible to output with HDMI through HDMI splitter and then convert to DVI?

I have a 27 inch 2560x1440 Xstar (Korean) monitor, overclocked to 120hz, and it has one dual DVI-D input. I would like to connect that monitor to my PC, Chromecast and Xbox by using a HDMI splitter ...
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HDMI to DVI Monitor Input Lag

I have a monitor (not an HDTV) that has two different types of input ports: VGA, and HDMI. No DVI. My GPU has two DVI ports and one HDMI port. I use the computer primarily for gaming, although only ...
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HDMI to active dual link DVI (2560x1600px) [duplicate]

Is it possible to go from HDMI to active dual link DVI with a resolution of 2560 x 1600px ? I have a Lenovo E540 laptop, and it only got a HDMI and a VGA out, but I have a 30" Mac Cinema HD screen, ...
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How to use extended monitor with different image on each monitor

How can I use extended monitor set of two HP- EM869A [has Two connectors: one 15-pin mini D-sub analog VGA and one DVI-D (VGA analog or digital)] with my Gateway DX4840-37. I have one vga and one HDMI ...
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My monitor constantly changes from DVI-D to HD15

I noticed this lately, and it's becoming more often. Basically, when I start my PC, my monitor, which is connected with a DVI-D cable (I don't know what it's called), screen switches to the HD15, ...
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DVI splitter that can switch between two monitors

I have a Wacom 12WG (which is a monitor I can draw on with a stylus) and a monitor, both of them with DVI input. My computer has HDMI output but I can transform it to DVI so no problem getting it all ...
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DVI Single vs Dual Link, and optimizing my resolution

I've inherited a new computer and monitor, from separate people, and trying to optimize my resolution. Video card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 (HDMI, Dual Link DVI, and VGA outputs) Monitor: Samsung ...
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Do I need a more powerful video card?

I have 3 Dell U3014 Monitors (30 inch screens). The max/recommended resolution for these monitors is 2560x1600. I have all 3 plugged into the same video card - a Sapphire Radeon HD 6870. I'm using ...
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Is male DVI-d male DVI-i ends compatible

My video card has a DVI-I connector and my monitor has a DVI-D. The problem is I can't find a connector with male DVI-I and male DVI-D? I've searched amazon and newegg but can't find one. If i buy a ...
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Using DVI instead of VGA: increase computer monitor resolution?

This is for a computer screen. Both my video card and computer screen have DVI ports on them but I'm using VGA. I'm wondering if there would be a difference if I switched from VGA to DVI. My current ...