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

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Could a graphics card port fault result in brightness/contrast differences?

I'll try explain this as best I can, I'm fairly stumped as to how this issue could be caused. I have an XFX Radeon 5850 that has four outputs. Two of these are DVI, one is HDMI, one is display port. ...
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Hdmi to dvi oddness

I have a retina macbook pro (with two thunderbolt ports and one hdmi port). I just bought an hdmi to dvi adaptor but it doesn't work right when I plug it into my hdmi port: The monitor goes to sleep ...
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Should I use VGA from the video card or DVI from the motherboard?

I have a VGA and HDMI output on the video card and DVI and VGA on the motherboard. I read that DVI is better than VGA but if it's not coming out of the video card what will be the effect of using it ...
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DVI-D to VGA adapter

I know that DVI-D is digital only and can not be transformed to VGA with passive adapter. I want to know where this adapters are used? Or is it just a marketing trick? Example of this adapter here: ...
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Will a cable HDMI to M1-DA work?

My laptop (Dell XPS l502x) has only HDMI. And a couple of days ago I bought an used projector, without cables. It was said it accept DVI, so before it arrive I bought an HDMI to DVI cable, but when it ...
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Connect laptop to second monitor - impossible?

There must be a really simple solution, so I feel a bit stupid having to ask: I want to get a Samsung Ativ 9 Plus which has a Micro-HDMI and some weird proprietary (or maybe not?) small VGA port. As ...
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NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT with 3 monitors [duplicate]

I've read Can I use an nVidia Geforce 9600GT for triple-monitor? but I didn't get the answer I need. I want to run my PC using 3 monitors. This is my current situation: I'm running a PC with ...
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ASUS F1A75 - M Motherboard. No Signal From HDMI Port?

I have the above motherboard that had a DVI port and a HDMI port. The DVI port outputs fine, but my HDMI port is not working? I am running windows 8 and the PC is going through my Denon AVR X2000, ...
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Second Monitor not recognized

I just got a new PC with MSI motherboard not sure of the model no. It also has an AMD Radeon HD 7700 Graphics card with windows 7 installed on it. The graphics card comse with two ports. 1 RGB, and 1 ...
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Connecting a Dell Optiplex 755 to 4 monitors

A few months ago I connected 4 (four) DELL 2009W Monitors (yes 4 of them) to a Dell Inc. OptiPlex 790 01. Windows 7 Enterprise (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601) I used the original Dell proprietary ...
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Can HDMI or DisplayPort output to 1600x1200?

The Background: I have 3 Samsung 204b monitors that I'm currently powering via NVidia 650 GTX (2 via DVI and one VGA). The monitors support DVI-D (digital) and VGA signals. I'm thinking of upgrading ...
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DVI Output over Thunderbolt only works after Reboot

On my MacBook Pro the external monitor (connected via Thunderbolt) wont work (i.e. its continuosly switching between on and off) when connected via hotplug to a running device. Only after I reboot ...
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2 monitors, 1 TV mirroring either one. TV won't display signal when plugged into DVI port.

I'm trying to get 3 monitors working on my GeForce GTX 560Ti graphics card on Vista 64-bit. I am aware that I can't run 3 displays on this card. That's fine because either monitor and my TV could be a ...
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Dual monitor with two DVI to VGA adapters

I've got a client who has a graphics card with two DVI outputs. He bought two brand new VGA screen yesterday, so I tried fitting them using two DVI to VGA adapters, one for each screen, but it ...
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Older monitor not working with HDMI to DVI cable (from ultrabook)

I have a Lenovo Yoga ultrabook which only has a HDMI port. I bought an HDMI to DVI cable, and it works as expected with a LG monitor in my office. As soon as I plug it in the screen is cloned. At ...
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mouse, keyboard or monitor randomly not working on 5% of win 7 boots

Sometimes (e.g 5%) I boot the computer and either the mouse (usb), or the keyboard (usb), or the monitor (dvi) will not work although the devices are powered. Nothing different is been done while ...
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Cannot increase monitor refresh rate on second monitor

I just purchased an Asus VG248 monitor (supports 144Hz refresh rate) and I can not increase the monitor's refresh rate beyond 60Hz from Windows. My system setup: 2x AMD 6970 graphics cards in ...
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what displays (among VGA, HDMI, DVI) can a device with a micro HDMI port connect to?

If my device (phone or tablet) had a micro HDMI port, then which of the following can I connect it to (using cables and adapters)? A monitor with a VGA port A monitor with a DVI port A monitor with ...
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Windows 8.1 triple monitors - can't enable all 3 at the same time

Today decided to update from Win8 Pro to Win8.1. Everything was fine with enabled 3 monitors (Extended mode, not Eyefinity) at the same time. But after update can't enable 3d monitor, only 2 could be ...
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NVIDIA GeForce 210 - taking out on-board network on HP ProLiant ML150G6?

I have fairly new HP server: ProLiant ML150G6. On board video only supports low resolutions. Installed NVIDIA GeForce 210 (required a DVI-VGA adapter for my ViewSonic monitor). Card works great, but ...
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Issue with mirroring TV and PC monitor

I am trying to display what goes on my computer both : On my TV via an HDMI cable On my computer screen via DVI Both DVI and HDMI cable are plugged in my Graphic card (Nvidia GTX760), Both monitor ...
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monitor mutal to PC and MacBook, shows only Mac

I have a monitor that connected to my PC (win8, VGA) and to my MacBook (DisplayPort to DVI). I set it from my PC to display the Mac only (one monitor). When I unplug the Mac from the display port, ...
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wanting to extend my desktop flatscreen to my laptop screen but have questions

Following the question and answer session regarding PC having dvi monitor output and ? also HDMI output but wanting to use another monitor which uses VGA and how to do.. I am looking for something ...
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No video output from Nvidia card when Intel HD graphics is enabled

I recently bought a Qnix 2710 QHD monitor. I have it connected via DVI Dual-link to my GeForce GTX 670. The problem comes when I allow my computer to boot with the Intel integrated graphics (HD 4000) ...
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Connecting and Apple cinema monitor to a laptop via VGA or HDMI - Possible?

I asked this over as askdifferent, but I thought I'd try here as well. At my work, a nice big 30" Apple Cinema monitor has just become available. I would really like to use it, but I only have a ...
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Connect Mac Mini to a DVI monitor using HDMI port

I have two monitors with DVI and VGA ports (LG Flatron IPS235T-BN). I want to connect them to my Mac Mini, which has two ports for video: Thunderbolt (backwards compatible with Mini DisplayPort) and ...
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Is Mini DisplayPort to DVI-I Adapter Compatible With a DVI-D Cable?

I have a problem with a DVI-I Adapter to DVI-D connection. I bought an adapter for my MacBook Pro. It's a Mini DisplayPort to DVI-I adapter. My display is NEC P221W which has a DVI-I input. The ...
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Dual computer one monitor vga/dvi

I have a HP desktop and an Acer laptop. The laptop can do VGA or DVI and the desktop can only do VGA. The hp monitor has HDMI, VGA,and DVI support all on different ports on the back. I have the ...
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Asus mother board Z87 Plus bios don't start

I have a Asus Z87 Plus motherboard. Yesterday I used my PC and everything worked. But today the PC don't work. It means when I switch it on the PC fans are running (endlessly) but the screen shows ...
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On Windows 7, Creating a virtual monitor to show DVI Input

I would like to know if it is possible to create a virtual Monitor into Windows and make that virtual monitor shows the DVI Signal input into the computer using a dvi input card, which would be sent ...
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Monitor is recognized as Generic Non-PNP via DVI but not via VGA, have tested DVI cable

The graphics card is Nvidia GeForce GTX-260, 2 DVI ports One monitor is a 19" GNR, TS902W Other is a TV, 32LG3000 Connecting the monitor via DVI on either port on the graphics card and it will not be ...
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Monitor a computer DVI output inside windows using DVI Input Card

I have a nice Mac Mini G4 and i wanted to start building a server with it. I plugged it up and everything but it seems like my monitor DVI interface has issues and cannot output the image properly. I ...
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How to test/reactivate the DVI port of a monitor?

One of my monitors seems to have a "broken" DVI-Port with some strange behaviour: VGA works fine When plugging it in DVI, the nvidia-settings tool finds the monitor and the correct Hardware-Details, ...
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Will this work? 3 Displays w/ GTX 560 Ti, 2 in DVI, 1 in HDMI

I currently have a computer running a GTX 560 Ti with two monitors (one in each of the DVI ports). Is it possible to add a third display (without any extra hardware or peripherals) by plugging it ...
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Is it possible to use 2 DVI ports and 1 DisplayPort on a W530 laptop?

I have Lenovo W530 laptop with Quadro K1000M graphics card with a docking station. I can connect 2 DVI + 1 VGA but I cannot connect 2 DVI + 1 DisplayPort. Is there some inherent limitation while ...
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Why are there so few monitors with 1920x1200 resolution and a HDMI port? [closed]

I'm thinking of buying two monitors with 1920x1200 resolution and plugging them into a Mac mini. The Mac mini has one HDMI port and a mini DVI (thunderbolt?) so I will be using an Mini DVI to HDMI ...
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Query type of video card connections (HDMI/VGA/DVI/ETC)

I need to find a way to query types of video connections available on a large list of machines. I wasn't able to find a property within the following WMI classes: Win32_VideoController ...
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What could be causing monitors connected via DVI to blink?

I have a dual screen setup here, with an AMD video card. The display connected to the DVI cable blinks (i.e. turns off and on) all the time, while nothing happens to the display connected to the VGA. ...
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xfx radeon 7870 can't support dual monitors

I've been on multiple threads trying to figure this out. I have a few different monitors and only one will work at a time on my computer. I am currently only using the VGA to DVI adapters and only the ...
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Connect Apple CinemaHD through a port other than Thunderbolt

I have a mid-2012 model MacBook Pro, with the following ports: 1 ethernet 1 FireWire 800 1 Thunderbolt 2 USB 3.0 (I have to use my Thunderbolt port for an external SSD, so that port is occupied.) ...
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Entire display not fully visible on monitor all of a sudden?

I'm using a monitor whose maximum resolution is 1440x900 and another monitor whose maximum resolution is 2048x1536. The first, is connected to an NVidia GT430 card. The second monitor is connected to ...
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HD 7870 won't support more then one monitor

It appears as though my videocard won't support one then one monitor at a time. I've tried switching cables but basically if one goes out the other one comes on and the other one is disabled....Does ...
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HDMI Cable not detected when monitor plugged in to PC

I have just bought a Acer Aspire XC100 desktop and I was advised it was dual monitor compatible. My first monitor was plugged in via the DVI port and because the desktop could support HDMI, I plugged ...
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No signal found Spectre X40 LCD TV, hdmi

I hope this is relevant to this forum. I am attempting to connect a small Android powered device with an HDMI output to a Spectre X40 LCD Television. No matter which port I use, I still receive a ...
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Dual Monitors not working (One black)

Currently running Windows 7 Profession 64 bit with i5, think I would be able to write better code if I add a 2nd monitor so I grab an old one and hook it up to the 24(+1) DVI port using a DVI to VGA ...
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Connect 2 DVI monitors via Mini DisplayPort?

I have a macbook pro with a Mini DisplayPort video out. I want to connect it to two dell monitors that have a DVI input. Can this be done? I brought the monitors with a dell PC. For the PC I used ...
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AMD radeon 7570 powering 2 monitors

I have a Dell XPS 8500 - I have enabled intel multi display in the bios. I am running monitor 1 via DVI-D (monitor) to DVI-D (Radeon board) I would like to run my 2nd monitor via DVI-D (monitor) to ...
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DVI graphics card PCI-E to USB Monitor

I want to connect a 7" USB powered touch screen monitor to the DVI connector on my graphics card. Or use the capabilities of the graphics card. I have a video capture card with 4 cameras (PCI-E) ...
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1 laptop + 1 pc need to share 4 dvi lcds (is this possible?)

I am in need of a kvm that i can use with a laptop and a pc. Is this possible? Currently i am using a very old iogear usb kvm for keyboard and mouse. I want to make all 4 monitors available to both ...
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dvi hdmi audio convertion using adapters

Regarding audio through dvi outputs. Something very strange happened with my PC LED TV connection. During one electric storm my hdmi PC output brokedown. Since I wanted to have connected my PC to my ...