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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
133 views

Should I get a second graphics card to have a dual monitor setup?

I bought a second monitor for my desktop computer. While setting it up, I realized it only has 1 VGA slot connected to my graphics card. There is one extra VGA and DVI slot at the back of the case, ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

DVI-D Dual link won't let me boot past the bios (which it shows in triplicate stacked horizontally)

I've been using the same setup for more than 2 years when suddenly my DVI cable seems unable to deliver the 2560x1600 resolution that my monitor requires. It just flashes a triplicate of my BIOS (the ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Is my Monitor Non-Compatible with HDMI Cables?

I have two AOC e2050Swd set up for my computer. I'm trying to set it up so I can switch to a different system on one monitor (be it for gaming or watching a movie off a dvd player) but it doesn't ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

Which cables I need to extend the Samsung Note 3 screen to the monitor (DVI-D dual link)

I'm looking for a solution to connect my smart phone Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to my monitor Acer S220HQL. This monitor has two connectors: VGA DVI-D dual link Actually the VGA connector is busy but ...
0
votes
1answer
181 views

Trying to hook up Dual Monitor Samsung S32D850T but can't get 2560 x 1440 using a ASUS GFX 970

I have 2 Samsung S32D850T 32" monitors (S32D850T) that work great through DVI however the top resolution I can get from them is 1920x1080. Of course the drivers of the graphics card (ASUS GFX 970) ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Will this DVI-D to VGA cable with integrated active converter work?

I have repeatedly made bad decisions about my choice of computer. I bought a desktop, read the side of the box and it looked pretty good. Did not check the type of motherboard. It's a Camphor ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

EVGA gtx960 Super AC 2.0 - Wrong colour pallette while using CRT monitor and DVI-i to VGA Adapter

I'm experiencing a weird issue where my monitor, an old 19" CRT basically show close to no green levels. The monitor works flawlessly on another computer and I have tried 2 DVI-I to VGA connectors ...
1
vote
0answers
269 views

G-sync with a Displayport to DVI adapter

So I bought two AOCG2460PG screens for my new setup (nVidia GTX 780 SLI) but came across a slight oversight; I found that the monitors only support Displayport and that there's only one Displayport ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Auto-switch for AMD CCC

Is there anyway to automatize process for switching of screens in AMD CCC? I have 2 DVI monitors + 1 HDMI output for my TV which makes AMD CCC go crazy, because it refuses to join all screens in same ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Two devices, one DVI port

I have a PC, gaming console and use them with one monitor. Monitor has two ports: VGA and DVI. No matter if I connect PC or console using VGA the image on monitor looks blurred. The question is, can ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

ASUS EAH 6850 triple monitor support- can't save display settings

I am trying to install a third monitor, but my computer wont save the configuration when I go into "Screen Resolution" and select "extend desktop". The error message is: Unable to save display ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Can an USB 3 docking station for a laptop handle 2 DVI 1920 monitors?

I am interesting in buying a laptop with an (universial) docking station to connect my two 24" DVI connected 1920x1200 screens, for both coding and casual gaming. I see more and more docking stations ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Monitor turns off after a few seconds - both monitors

Running into a weird issue - my second monitor started turning off after a few seconds today. I power off and back on, and it immediately powers off again after a few seconds. I tried a spare monitor ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Lenovo t420 multiple monitors

I have got Lenovo 420 with graphic card: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) I want to use two other ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

Is it possible to detect unauthorized HDMI/DVI screen grabber? [closed]

We are a small IT company, potentially dealing with sensitive data, no top secrets but still. We would like to enable employees to work from home, connecting to their desktop using some remote desktop ...
0
votes
0answers
96 views

Connecting more than 2 monitors to PC

What are possible ways to connect more than two monitors to my PC? I know two ways: graphic card with more than two video slots two graphic cards to support more than two video slots. But what ...
0
votes
0answers
73 views

Third monitor flickering

I have a PC for professional use, that is used mostly for coding web pages and some low res videos. It is equipped with 3 x 24" monitors. Since I connected the third monitor to DVI with a DVI to HDMI ...
0
votes
2answers
44 views

What DVI cable do I need?

The DVI cable connecting my monitor and video card is too short and there is zero slack on each end. What kind of replacement cable do I need to order? I am not familiar with all the different ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Monitor just goes into sleep mode on startup

I've inherited a former colleague's desktop. It was lacking a hard drive so just received that, connected it up, plugged in a DVI monitor, and started it up.. the fans all start to run, and the hard ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Connecting my monitor to HDMI connection on my GPU make it behave like a TV

I have an HD5750 with a DVI and HDMI connections, I also have LG W2261V monitor that has DVI and HDMI connections. I want to buy a new monitor but it doesn't have a DVI connection, now when I try to ...
0
votes
1answer
243 views

Lenovo Yoga 2 13 is not connecting to second monitor with HDMI to DVI-D

I own a Samsung SyncMaster P2270 monitor, and I tried to connect it to my Lenovo Yoga 2 13 laptop as a second monitor. The Samsung monitor has a DVI output input, and my laptop comes with a micro HDMI ...
0
votes
0answers
384 views

Multi-monitor issues with Radeon r7 200

I have a Radeon r7 200 video card with Windows 10. I am trying to set up three monitors 1 HDMI 1 DVI 1 VGA. I can get two out of the three of them to work. I am trying to extend the desktop to the VGA ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

DVI-I To HDMI 1.3

I bought a DVI-I to HDMI adapter for about a buck and it didn't work. I have an old NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT with a VGA and DVI-I socket and a few years old TV with HDMI 1.3 . When I hooked it up ...
0
votes
2answers
60 views

What display cables and adapters should I use to connect a second monitor to GTX670?

I searched a lot and now I'm just confused with all those M/M, F/F, F/M cables. I have a GTX670 videocard with jacks DVI, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort: The bottom-right DVI (with "plus") is used for my ...
0
votes
0answers
178 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
114 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
436 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
83 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
229 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
376 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
87 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
36 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
864 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
96 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
199 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
131 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
183 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
74 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
596 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
112 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
141 views

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 ...