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

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Asus Geforce GT 640 1GB GDDR5 Dual Monitor Setup

I have been searching throughout the internet without success of finding out about this. The main question is: Can my graphics card support dual monitor on different display ports? (1 on VGA, and 1 ...
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I have a triple monitor set up with an Alienware X51, only 2 monitors work at a time; but I had all 3 working for months..what happened?

I had a 3 monitor set up on my alienware x51, icore 7 3rd generation, gpu is a geforce gtx 555, running windows 10. My original set up had 2 monitors via dvi on the gpu and a 3rd monitor via hdmi on ...
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NVidia GTX 970: Second monitor disables when third is plugged in

I just got a new PC with a GTX 970 video card. It has a DisplayPort, HDMI and 2 DVI ports. When I plug a monitor into the DisplayPort and one into a DVI port, they work perfectly. When I plug another ...
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How does a computer get info about a connected monitor?

How does it get info, max resolution etc about it, for HDMI i could think of CEC, but what about VGA/DVI etc?
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Unable to get maximum resolution from external display

I have a mid 2012 macbook pro running Yosemite and a Dell 2007WFP 30" monitor for an external display. I previously had connected the DVI cable to the monitor and a PC and was able to get the full ...
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What DVI Ports Can I AndCan I Not Use With Other Cables

So I am getting a graphics card that has a Dual Link DVI-D output (x2). I only have a Dual Link DVI-D cable and a Single Link DVI-I cable at home however. My monitor allows a VGA and Dual Link DVI-I. ...
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My second monitor doesn't work

I am trying to run two monitors: My primary monitor is a RCA 24" monitor, running on HDMI, and everything is working fine on it. My second monitor is a ViewSonic 20", on DVI. The problem is that ...
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Computer won't boot with DVI monitor plugged in

I am having an issue with my Dell Inspiron 660. It has an AMD Radeon HD 6570 graphics card with a monitor connected via the DVI port. The problem is, the computer won't boot with the monitor plugged ...
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Cannot set 1360x768 resolution for DVI connection; VGA works fine only if EDID is disabled

I have a ViewSonic VP2365WB monitor which claims to support 1360x768 resolution: ViewSonic VP2365WB user guide, see page 16 I have a AMD HD7750 based video adapter ASUS HD7750-1GD5 I need to set my ...
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Can I output audio to all three of my monitors?

I've seen this question asked tons of times, but it's never answered. I'm looking to output audio from my computer, to THREE monitors simultaneously. I don't want to use physical cables. I've got ...
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Macbook Pro - 2 external monitor hookup not working

I recently bought two external monitors to hookup to my 13" Mid 2012 Macbook Pro. One monitor is a Lenovo 23" IPS LED and the other is a AOC 21.5" IPS LED. The Lenovo has HDMI/DVI/VGA outputs and the ...
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2 monitor (extended) on 1 PC running windows 7

My PC's graphics card has 2 slots: 1 HDMI and 1 VGA I have 2 monitors: 1 with DVI-D and VGA, and another with VGA only I would like to run 2 monitors with extended display. What is the best ...
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Windows 7 dual monitors 1 - DVI 2 - HDMI For HDMI to see a picture pressing Auto button is required

I used to have dual monitors both connected via DVI. After Windows login wallpaper( picture ) was immediately avaialable on a second one. The problem started for my newly assembled computer where a ...
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Windows 7 Does not recognize 12 monitors

I'm setting up a monitor wall with 12 screens, using 1 AMD HD 4350 (dual DVI), 1 AMD 2350 (one DVI and one VGA) and eight USB-to-VGA adapters, with 4 of them hooked up to a self-powered USB 3.0 Hub. I ...
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Problems with my second monitor

My pc was hooked up to a tv using an S-Video cable, but the tv recently stopped working, so I'm trying to replace it with a second monitor. I had a graphics card installed to use for the s-video port, ...
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Displayport specs: How to interpret and convert to DVI-Dual Link?

I need to drive a Dell 30" display, that is dual link DVI, 1600x2560 I am looking at an AMD board that has 4 mini DP outputs. It says, on the box: Max DVI resolution: 1920x1200 per output Max DP ...
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Gfx Card has DVI and HDMI, need to connect dual VGA

A reasonable desktop of mine has an external gfx card with 1 DVI and 1 HDMI port. The motherboard itself has 1 VGA port. I have a VGA/DVI adapter for one monitor but if I hook up one to the gfx card ...
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Any way to connect two VGA monitors to GeForce 970?

I have a pair of ancient ViewSonic VE710s VGA monitors that are still going strong (if a little bit filthy!) after more than a decade of use. I recently purchased an MSI GeForce 970. Unfortunately, I ...
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Windows 7 Dual Monitors

I just purchased 2 new Dell E2414H monitors and installed Windows 7 on my recent computer build and one monitor is plugged into VGA the other to DVI. I have run Ubuntu on this computer from a disk ...
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Triple Monitor on AMD Card with 3 HDMI Screens

I have 2 AMD 280x cards. Card A has Mini DP x2 HDMI DVI Card B has DP HDMI DVI x2 When I got my DVI to HDMI converter to connect with 2 HDMI to DVI and one HDMI to HDMI, I thought I'd finally ...
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Older Apple 30" Cinema Display Connection Options

I am thinking of buying a 30" Cinema Display with 2560x1600 resolution. This has the dual link dvi connection. I have the last 17" MBP made, a 9 mos old 13" MBP retina and the latest 13" MBA. My ...
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What are current solutions for wireless display (Dvi connections or WiFi)?

Related: Is there any device/adapter that allows connecting DVI or HDMI display over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth? Wireless monitor The WiDi solution looked promising, but it appears to require specific ...
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How to correctly connect my monitors? [closed]

Please just help me get this straight. This is more of less how the computer rear looks. I dont remember exactly how I had it before turning everything upside down in order to fix an issue I ...
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DVI Splitter - 3 Monitors No Duplication

I have a DVI splitter, one end splits to VGA and the other to DVI. My graphics card is a GTX 780, so my dual monitor setup works just fine, but I would like to hook up the other end of the splitter to ...
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Passive vga to dvi-d adapter?

Recently I've found a vga to dvi-d article on ebay. Yes, it is vga to dvi-d. Its price (around $10), its outlook, and also the absence of an external power plug show clearly that it isn't an active ...
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My system has two VGA ports, one in the graphics card and another one?

I just happened to acquire a second monitor, which has a VGA cable, and I want to plug it in with my previous one. As you can see in the picture, I have two VGA ports, one that is used(the graphics ...
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Second screen goes black on certain website (Firefox/Chrome on Windows 8.1 on MacBook Air)

Whenever I go to http://htw-berlin.de (the only URL with this issue so far) with Firefox 38 or Chrome Canary 45, the entire screen goes black until I close the tab. But only if the window is larger ...
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Monitor not working | VGA | Windows 8

Today I received my configured PC I bought off a supplier. I am using Dual screens and they are both VGA. One is gone into my VGA port and the other into my graphics cards DVI port (i used converter ...
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DVI-D cable in DVI-I not working, but VGA with DVI-I adapter does

Bought a new Acer 27" K272HL monitor today. Plugged in the DVI-D cable to my GTX 750ti card's DVI-I port, and the monitor reports "No Signal". However, when I use a DVI-I -> VGA adapter, and plug the ...
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HDMI to VGA and Display Port to VGA adapters

I stumbled upon a problem after I upgraded my hardware, I was so excited about it, but when I realized that I can't connect my monitors this disappointed me. I have 3 FullHD 22 inch monitors with a ...
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Cannot set up my laptop with 2 monitors by using DualHead2Go on maximum resolution ( out of range error)

My system is: ASUS n56v laptop with Geforce GT 740m; HDMI and VGA outputs. Windows 8.1. I am trying to extend the desktop of my laptop by using two monitors (LG 24MP55 with capability of 1920x1080 ...
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Dual (VGA + DVI) monitors, only one at a time works

I have 2 monitors, one VGA, other DVI-D (Single Link) and I'm trying to set them up as dual monitors. However, when I connect them both, only the VGA one works. If I disconnect VGA monitor, the DVI-D ...
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My screen is blinking at 1920x1080

One of my monitors is HP 2211x and hes working perfectly using 1920x1080 resolution. But the problem is that ive bought today LG flatron W2243s and it seems that i cant get him to work at 1920x1080 ...
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KDE taskbar *Task Manager) only on VGA screen, not DVI screen

My Task Manager only shows up in the screen connected with VGA and clicking "Only show tasks from the current screen" in Task Manager Settings doesn't make the Task Manager bar appear on the second ...
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DisplayPort to DVI adapter: quality concerns

So I searched the local market and was not able to find a DisplayPort to DVI-D cable. My next option is to buy a DP-to-DVI adapter and then attach it to my monitor using a standard DVI-to-DVI cable. ...
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How can I display my android screen on a DSUB or DVI port?

My videocard just borken and I have must be waiet 2 week for him. But I have a idea. I have a Sony xperia z2 with somany features like screen mirorr MHL, DLNA etc, and how about if I can somehow ...
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DVI-D to VGA monitor, image no longer fills screen

I have a DVI-D output on my graphics card going through an active adapter to a VGA monitor. This worked fine until I accidentally hit auto adjust on the monitor and now the image won't fill the ...
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Mouse Lag on External Monitor

Hooked up my new USB Docking Station in order to add a third monitor to my laptop. I'm running one monitor directly from the HDMI port on my laptop and one from the DVI-to-VGA on the docking station. ...
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Why is HDMI->DVI image sharper than VGA?

I have a Dell U2312HM monitor connected to a Dell Latitude E7440 laptop. When I connect them via laptop -> HDMI cable -> HDMI-DVI adaptor -> monitor (the monitor doesn't have a HDMI socket), ...
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How to connect between microHDMI output to a DVI-I dual link input?

I have a laptop with a microHDMI port, a mircoHDMI-HDMI cable and a monitor which has a DVI-I dual link input port. I bought a female HDMI-male DVI-D dual link adaptor (just realised is it dual ...
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How do I get full resolution out of my monitor?

I have a Monoprice 27in IPS-ZERO-G Slim Monitor WQHD 2560x1440 - Dual Link DVI, VGA with a max resolution of 2560 x 1440 connected to a NVIDIA Quadro K620 video card. The Connection is as follows: ...
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2 externals monitors on dell e6510 (nvida 3100m)

I have laptop dell lattitude e6510. It has nvidia 3100m display chip. System is Windows 7 x64 and I've installed the newest drivers from dell. I can't run required configuration: work on 2 external ...
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Connecting 2 Monitors to Radeon HD 6450

i have a pretty old and slow PC with a build in Radeon HD 6450. I checked and there are 3 possible connections: HDMI, DVI-Sub, VGA (i hope i am correct here). I do have a very, very old (10+ years) ...
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Convert hdmi to dvi to vga [duplicate]

I'm trying to hook up a projector that only has an VGA input to my laptop that has only an HDMI output. I would like to avoid spending extra money on a HDMI to VGA converter box, is it possible to do ...
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how to adjust monitor brigthness and contrast using linux?

using latest gnome and a monitor with DVI connector, i can't adjust the brigthess and contrast. my monitor says it is getting a digital signal, and so those settings must be controlled by the source. ...
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DisplayPort monitor keeps “disconnecting”, but is still detected

Currently I have 3 monitors on an Sapphire R9 280x Overclocked GPU. One is connected through DVI, one through VGA, and one through an active Display port adapter to DVI. I've had this setup for a week ...
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DVI-D to VGA adapter doesn't seem to work

I have got two DVI-D DualLink Male to VGA female adapters and a Graphics card with with HDMI, VGA and two DVI-D outputs. When I plug my VGA monitors into the adapters then into the video card, they ...
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Asus Ranger 200 video card not showing HDMI or DVI output

I have an Asus Ranger 200 video card which doesn’t want to show any output. I try another card and it is working, my screen is a Samsung S24A300B, the problem is that the Ranger is not working both on ...
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Which monitor connector: DVI or VGA?

I just got my new workstation and plugged it into the ordinary VGA 15-pin connector. The monitor does not pick up the signal. Do I have to use a DVI port? I can see several on this machine. The ...
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How can I get my laptop *without a DVI port* to display to my 30" dual-link DVI Dell 3007WFP monitor at 2560x1600?

I bought this Dell 3007WFP 30" monitor in 2006/2007 and am trying my best to repurpose it, but I'm having a very hard time. First I tried to get my Xbox 360 to go through it, but apparently that's ...