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

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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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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 ...
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can video adapters output digital video through their VGA output?

Some video adapters have both DVI and VGA outputs. For a two screen configuration I could attach a VGA to DVI adapter to the VGA output, and have both screens attached with a DVI cable. Would the ...
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DVI-D SingleLink / DVI-D DualLink

I have a 2x 21in. dell 2005 FPW with a Single Link DVI-D. I have a EVGA GTX 760 SC with Dual Dual Link DVI-D / DVI-I. Can I use A Dual Link DVI-D cable on both. So in the future i dont have to buy ...
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Can a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable support resolutions above 1920x1200?

Is it theoretically possible for a cheapo Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable or adapter to support resolutions above 1920 × 1200, e.g. 2560 × 1440 (QHD)? Or is it always ...
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“The display settings could not be saved” with triple monitor setup on Sapphire HD7950 Vapor-X

I am using Windows 8 with Sapphire HD7950 Vapor-X 3G 384bit GDDR5 PCI-E 3.0 Video card 950MHz/1250MHz (Dual DVI+ HDMI + Display Ports). I have 3 LED Monitors (all LG 23'' wide screens). One of them ...
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Multiple monitors using Docking Station

I want to buy a laptop that has both HDMI and VGA. Since I can't connect two external monitors at the same time (to have 3 displays in total), I'm thinking about buying a docking station (this one or ...
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DVI-D will work on DVI-I on GT220?

I have a Palit GT220 Graphics Card. I've bought a DVI-D (Dual Link) to VGA Adapter in hope I could use dual monitor feature. The problem is that there's no display on the DVI-D to VGA Monitor, yet the ...
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DVI-D (Dual Link) to VGA Adapter

I have just both a DVI-D (Male) to VGA (Female) Adapter so I use dual monitors when using my computer. I have an ECS H61H2-M2 Motherboard with an I3-2120 CPU with no graphics card installed (out of ...
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Converting DisplayPort to DVI-D

Graphics Card: ATI FirePro V5800 (FireGL) - http://www.amd.com/us/products/workstation/graphics/ati-firepro-3d/v5800/pages/v5800.aspx Current setup one 17" IPS connected to the DVI port Two ...
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Handling switching connection from two computers to one LCD screen

I have the following equipment: Dell UltraSharp U2412M Monitor with LED Stationary HOME PC Ultrabook Samsung Series 9 NP900X4C USB Mouse USB Keyboard Here is the diagram of how I currently have ...
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“No Signal Detected” on monitor when plugging HDMI in monitor and DVI in PC

I have two monitors, a Viewsonic VA2231w-LED and an ACER H226HQL. The Viewsonic has only VGA and DVI connections, while the ACER has VGA, DVI and HDMI connectors. My problem stems from the fact that ...
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Triple Head 2 Go Digital Se

I am trying to connect my TripleHead2Go Digital SE, to 3 VGA monitors, It is unclear if they are incompatible since I had to get VGA to DVI converters. I am not sure if it just doesn't work with VGA ...
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Connecting 3 screen to a computer while the third is in a large distance from the others

I have win 7 with Ultramon (multiple screen software), and Radeon HD6450 GPU (NOT THE FLEX VERSION) and 3 LCD's of the same kind (LG E2242TC LED) - two of them in the desk, and the third is in other ...
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Can using a DVI-Displayport mini adapter increase screen resolution in clamshell mode?

I often use my MacBook Pro (model 8,1) in clamshell mode (i.e. integrated screen closed) with my Samsung 24" SyncMaster2443 screen. However I perceive the image on the screen as somewhat blurry, ...
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No video output from MiniDP laptop to DVI monitor via mDP hub

My Lenovo Thinkpad S430 has two ports: miniHDMI and miniDisplayPort/Thunderbolt Now I purchased a miniDisplayPort hub 1-3 input is miniDP and output is HDMI, DisplayPort and DVI. My external ...
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DVI-VGA issue wih new nvidia drivers after electiricity down

i am using an old laptop (clevo with nvidia go 7950 GTX), Acer monitor(DVI), windows7(32-bit) I was using forceware 2xx drivers before electiricty gone, after electiricty came monitor was not ...
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Connecting multiple monitors to single display port

I just purchased Lenovo Thinkpad S430 i have two external ports: 1x Mini HDMI 1x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) GPU: Intel HD 4000 with Nvidia 620M Optimus GPU. I purchased this notebook soley for ...
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Connect two monitrors to one computer

Specifics: HP Pavilion Elite HPE-350t CTO Desktop PC Windows 8 Pro Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz 2.80 GHz Processor 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor ATI Radeon HD 5450 Graphics ...
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What kind of lag should I expect when gaming with a KVM?

I've got an iMac, and am going to get a PC for purely gaming. I'm going to use a KVM to share an external DVI monitor, USB keyboard, and USB mouse between the iMac and the PC. What kind of lag or ...
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3 displays with AMD Radeon HD 6900 series; 2 DVI 1 HDMI

I have two monitors plugged into the two available DVI slots plus a 40' HDTV plugged into the one HDMI slot. However when I try to extend my desktop onto the TV it automatically disables my secondary ...
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DVI works on boot but doesn't work after boot

I have a dual monitor system with a Nvidia 9400GT (1 vga, 1 DVI) and today it show up an issue. When I boot up the computer, everything is fine, the motherboard logo appears, the boot menu appears ...
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HDMI-out to VGA-in via DVI?

I have an HP ultrabook which does not have a VGA-out port. I would like to connect it to a VGA only projector Will a hdmi to dvi converter like ...
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Using a KVM switch for video games?

My primary computer is an iMac. I plan on getting a PC and a new monitor so I can use a KVM switch to share the keyboard, mouse, and monitor between the two computers. The new PC will be used solely ...
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Get my TV to work with 2 monitors

I'm using the Club Radeon HD 6950 2GB graphics card. It has 2 DVI ports as well as a single HDMI port. My 2 monitors are connected through the DVI ports and I put them on extended background so I can ...
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Is it possible to connect 2 dvi monitors to 1 display port [duplicate]

I have a lenovo t530 laptop with nvidia optimus card and a single display port on it. I want to connect 2 dvi monitors to it, the documenation says this is possible with the docking station which ...
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How can I get my dual monitors to work in Windows 7, after no online solutions work?

I will start by saying this is the first time I have tried to perform this particular task, however, I am an IT professional, and I do know my way around a computer. The problem is I can't "extend" ...
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Why does vga and dvi have screws when most other connectors do not?

I know that a question like this exists, but the answer is not what I was looking for. Do vga/dvi have screws because they are not hotpluggable? Why would they not be hotpluggable (surge issues?) ...
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How can I use an enhanced keyboard and mouse with a KVM?

What technical solutions can enable multimedia keyboards and multi-button mice to operate with a 4-port DVI or HDMI KVM switch such as the Avocent 4SVDVI10-001?
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How can I tell if a displayport / mini-DP to DVI adapter is active or passive?

I have a bunch of mini-Displayport to DVI adapters lying around. Some of them came from Macbooks, some came bundled with ATI video cards, and some I have no idea where they came from. How can I check ...
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New Radeon 7970 has lower resolution than old radeon 4670?

I have a VGA 22 inch 16:9 monitor, I always used my Radeon 4670 card and had a resolution for Windows 7 of 2048x1152. Now I installed a radeon 7970, installed the drivers as well. The card only has ...
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MiniDisplay Port Adapaters

I just bought a new video card, a Radeon 7870. Quite excited. Problem is it has 1 DVI, 1 HDMI and 2 Mini DisplayPort ports. I have three monitors. High end IPS panels, 1920X1080 resolution. What ...
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Monitor DVI Adapter

I'm attempting to hook up dual monitors on my laptop's docking station. I have one VGA connection and 2 DVI on the docking station. I have an VGA to DVI converter as shown in the pic below; however, ...
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LCD image is fuzzy when connected via analog connection instead of digital

I have GeForce 660 Ti and a 1680x1050 LCD. Unfortunately I am forced to connect the LCD to the graphics card via analog connection (VGA cable + VGA-to-DVI-A adapter), instead of digital. The ...
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TV connected to PC doesn't catch signal when PC returns from stand-by

I have a media center PC with Windows 8 which is connected to my TV (from DVI to HDMI). When idle, the PC goes into stand-by. But when the PC comes back from stand-by, the TV doesn't get a signal ...
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DVI Pins electric current

I have a desktop computer and I am connecting the video output from the motherboard via a DVI-D (Dual link) cable. My question is that while the computer is switched on and I touch the pins of the DVI ...
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How do I make Linux use a screen connected to its second display port (VGA) instead of its first (DVI) for console?

My computer has a graphics card with a DVI port (port 1) and a VGA port (port 2). How can I make the console on Linux display on port 2 instead of port 1? During POST, everything is mirrored on both ...
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DVI -> HDMI pipe sound as well? [duplicate]

I have a slightly older desktop running Ubuntu Linux with an older Nvidia GeForce 9-series graphics card (with only DVI and VGA output). I recently got a new HDTV and want to use that as the monitor ...
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Does DVI to VGA monitor connection have the better display quality

I have a motherboard with a DVI port and a monitor with a VGA port. I am currently using VGA to VGA cable. If I change to DVI do I need a monitor with a DVI port or will the DVI to VGA cable work ...
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Dual monitors on nVidia GeForce 9600 GT

I have an nVidia GeForce 9600GT*, which has (only) two DVI connectors. I have one connected to a 22" LCD panel and the other empty. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 successfully. I have a second LCD panel, ...
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Best solution for HDMI (or DVI) to RCA (or peritel) [closed]

I'm looking for some inexpensive but not fake / poor solution to display my future "Xtreamer Ultra" on an old tv (which only has RCA/peritel connectivity)... Here is the product's profile ...