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

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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 ...
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Geforce 8400 gs not recognizing dvi

I have XP SP3 with a GeForce 8400gs and it has a DVI and VGA port on the back. I have one monitor plugged into the VGA and another monitor plugged in DVI via DVI to VGA adapter. Either monitor works ...
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SL DVI-D + HDMI = DL DVI-D, Possible?

Using Intel HD 3000 graphics card, is it possible to combine the bandwidth of a single link DVI-D and HDMI (using an adapter?) and support a monitor with resolution 2560x1600 monitor instead of 2 ...
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Can I connect two computers to one monitor, with one connected via VGA and the other via DVI?

Is it possible to connect two computers to one monitor? The monitor is a Samsung S24B150BL (24 inch). No 1 Computer is running Windows 7 64-bit, to be connected via DVI. No 2 Computer is running ...
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Not sure what this DVI-like port on my PC is

I have a re-manufactured HP Compaq dc7700p Small Form Factor running Windows XP (for some reason inside the Windows Vista Boot Manager, instead of the WinXP NTLDR). On the back of my PC, I have what ...
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Dual monitor DVI & VGA

I have two monitors - one connected by DVI and the other connected by VGA; they are connected to the motherboard's integrated graphics. I would like to extend my screen. My motherboard has one DVI and ...
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HDMI out from laptop to DVI in on monitor

I have a Vaio laptop with a Radeon HD 5650. It has HDMI out, while my SyncMaster 971p only has DVI in. I also have an HDMI to DVI cable. When I connect the monitor with this cable to make an extended ...
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Two monitor, one with DVI-D connection, the other with VGA?

I have a problem. I have a SyncMaster SA300 (TFT, main monitor) monitor and a SyncMaster 591s (CRT) monitor. I want to use both monitors and share the desktop. My video card have a VGA port and and ...
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How do USB to DVI adapters plug into monitors? (Cord and port are both female.)

I feel like this must be so simple that I will be shunned from the site in contempt, but how does a USB-to-DVI adapter connect to a monitor when its male end is USB (plugs into computer) and its ...
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No video signal to monitor

My monitor will not display any signal from my PC all of the sudden. I have verified that it is not the monitor or the video card (the monitor works on another computer, and I have tried multiple ...
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PC freezes when HDMI monitor is turned off

All screens go black and PC freezes when I turn off a monitor connected by HDMI. I can tell that it's frozen since NumLock does not toggle any more. Power-cycling the PC brings things back to ...
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Dual DVI-D cable shows 2560x1600 monitor resolution only partially

Recently installed a new quality monitor capable of a screen resolution of 2560x1600 that replaced my old 1920x1200 monitor. The old Dual DVI-D cable was able to feed the old monitor perfectly with ...
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Looking forward to hiDPI screens: Is the maximum resolution listed on a graphics card absolute?

I have an aging video card in my Mac Pro (GT120) and my trustful Dell 2407WP just died after moving (although I hope to repair it). Looking at newer video cards and getting excited about large (24"+) ...
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External Dual Monitor Setup: Laptop VGA and HDMI, Monitors Dual Link DVI-D and HDMI

How can I run dual external monitors from my laptop with this setup: Laptop: Toshiba Satellite A665-14G nVidia GeForce GTS 350M 1 HDMI & 1 VGA Monitors: Samsung S23A700D (120Hz) 1 HDMI & 1 ...
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No Signal for VGA/HDMI on new computer

So I ordered a new computer from CyberPowerPC and it just arrived. On my old desktop, I recall that the VGA output did not give a signal when I plugged it into my monitor; rather, with searching, I ...
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Is there software to switch between DVI and VGA input on a monitor?

I'd like to know if there is a way (software, a keyboard combination, etc) to switch between DVI and VGA input on the same monitor. I've two PCs connected to the same monitor, far away (80cm) from ...
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How to connect HDMI/DVI ports of motherboard to VGA monitor?

I have LCD Monitor ViewSonic va1716w. It has VGA input. I have bought new motherboard Intel DH67GD which has HDMI+DVI outputs. I want to connect my motherboard video output to Viewsonic monitor. How ...
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Extending Dual Monitors with VGA and HDMI to Single link DVI

Here is my question. I have a workstation running windows 7 on a Dell Optiplex 390. He would like to use two extended monitors. The graphics card is an Intel Graphics HD 2000. It has a VGA out and ...
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Windows 7 Safemode - Unable to load Powerstrip

Hopefully I'm just missing something simple. I have this issue. So following the answer I purchased a licensed version of Powerstrip and followed the instructions. My problem is that when I load ...
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Will a DVI splitter work for connecting multiple computers to one monitor

I have two computers at home and my monitors have 1x DVI. One of those computers is a Lenovo Thinkpad in a docking station, and it does not have analog pins on its DVI output. I found this DVI ...
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Geforce GT 540M on HDMI

I have a First FSM-270 2560x1440 monitor that I can seem to get to work. My laptop has is an ASUS with GT 540M graphics card, I am not sure but it only seems to drive the VGA output. There is a HDMI ...
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Graphics card for dual 2560 x 1440 output

As the title suggests I want to power two 2560 x 1440 monitors from one graphics card. I am just about to send my second graphics card back to Amazon, so before I purchase a 3rd incorrect card I ...
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External monitor turning black intermittently

I have installed an external monitor (Dell ST2220L, 21.5 inch) on my laptop (Sony Vaio). I am using a DVI-D cable for connection. Since the laptop does not have a DVI-D port, I have connected a DVI-D ...
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Need to Connect 2 HDMI between Onboard and Add-In GPUs - What's the consequences?

If i plug a second hdmi cable into my onboard video output (my dedicated add-in only has one hdmi port) will it use my video card or the onboard for that display? Also, what is the difference in ...
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DVI-D connection does not display properly at higher resolutions (2560 x 1440)

I have two computers connected to a Dell U2711 monitor. A PC which is connected using DisplayPort and a Mac connected using DVI-D. The PC displays 2560 x 1440 resolutions perfectly but when I try and ...
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Connecting Satellite Box to PC Monitor [closed]

I have a satellite box which has a SCART for output and I want to connect it to an LG monitor which has a VGA connection and a DVI connection. Is it possible with a cable or would I need some ...
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DVI quality on a Samsung Syncmaster SA300

I recently bought a Samsung Syncmaster SA300 monitor. I am now using the DVI port to connect it, but the picture quality still seems average, and I see no difference compared to when I was using the ...
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Mini DisplayPort to DVI-D Dual Link up to 2560 * 1600

I have a ThinkPad T530 with Mini DP++ and NVS 5400M, which are said to support 2560 * 1600 resolution. The display is Dell 3007WFP, which also supports 2560 * 1600. But, I have never seen any cables ...
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ATI Firepro v4800 3 monitor support

I have an interesting, yet very frustrating problem. I have two computers, both running win7 32 bit, and both with ATI Firepro V4800 graphics cards. Both are using the DVI port and two DP to DVI ...
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Does Asus F8SV supports 1920*1080 resolution through DVI output? [closed]

Devices: Asus F8Sv Laptop (Windows 7 ultimate, GeForce 8600m GT, display driver is 301.42, detected and downloaded from nvidia.com, VGA and DVI output interface) Gateway 23 inches LCD monitor (VGA, ...
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HDMI to DVI-I adapter no signal without vga

I bought a computer monitor (MAG 22" LED H2201L-NS 1920X1080 2MS + DVI-D), and I have a laptop that only has a vga connection and an HDMI connection. bearing in mind that I want to connect it to my ...
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Any reason to prefer video adapter with two DVI ports versus one DVI/one VGA for DVI/VGA optional dual monitors?

I am looking to buy a new video card to power two identical monitors. The monitors came with both DVI and VGA cables, so I am able to use either. My current video card has two DVI ports on the ...
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Setting up dual monitor with one DVI and the other VGA

I know there are a few questions here that ask about dual monitors but my problem is a little different. My desktop has only one DVI monitor input. I am using the DVI monitor input for my current ...
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Will a DVI adapter improve the display quality on an external monitor? [closed]

I have a "Samsung SyncMaster 2433" monitor and I connect it to my laptop (a ThinkPad W520) with a VGA cable. If I look at the image closely, however, I can see small yellow lines like noise lines all ...
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Using Toshiba 22EL833 as PC display through HDMI input

I had another Toshiba TV - 19SL738 - connected to this same PC and video card (GTX 8800) through a DVI to HDMI cable (DVI on PC side, HDMI on TV) that was working perfectly at it's native resolution ...
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Better clarity on Monitor for Development [closed]

I have a Dell e6400 running Win7 32 bit with "Mobile Intel 4 series express chipset family" display adapter. For work, I connect it to a Dell Monitor (SE198WFP) using DVI (Dual Link) cable between the ...
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Display not working properly - monitor or graphics adapter?

I have a Dell ST2220L monitor connected to an Intel DH67CL's integrated graphics adapter using a DVI-I cable. Everything was fine yesterday when I shut down the PC but today when I turned it on, I ...
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How can I switch between the HDMI and DVI outputs of my graphics card?

I've got an Nvidia GTX 560ti card which currently I've got my 2 monitors hooked up to using the 2 DVI ports. However its got a mini-HDMI port which I've plugged a HDMI cable in (with mini adapter) ...
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Monitor goes in power save mode after startup

My monitor goes in to Power Save Mode after Windows startup when plugged in to the DVI port. It works in safe mode, and also when I plug the computer in to the TV with HDMI the port. I updated the ...
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Acer Aspire P236HL, DVI-D to HDMI female

I bought an adapter that adapts HDMI to DVI. I connected my PS3's HDMI output to it and connected the DVI side to my acer monitor. This fails to work, even after I reset the video controls on my ...
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Will this monitor/pc/speaker configuration work? [closed]

Will this monitor/pc/speaker configuration work? -I want to upgrade my 19" PC monitor, to either a 24" or 27" inch one. -I use the monitor for my PC, as well as my PS3. -Selection of monitors with ...
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How to connect two computers to one monitor

I have a monitor with one DVI input but I have a PC and a MacBook Air. I have the cable to convert the Macs output to DVI which works fine but I don't want to have to keep pulling out the monitor ...
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How to connect two Dual-link-DVI displays to a Thunderbolt MacBook Pro

I want to connect two 2560x1440 displays to a summer 2012 MacBook Pro Retina (MBP from now on). The best way to do it would be to buy two Apple thunderbolt displays, which would connect Display2 ...
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Should I switch my monitor to using DisplayPort rather than DVI-D?

Is there any advantage to switiching the cable that I use for my monitor from a DVI-D cable to a DisplayPort cable? Or is there no noticable difference between the two? My monitor is working fine at ...
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nVidia Quadro 600 - Dual-Link DVI bad detection

I just got by new NVidia Quadro 600 PCI-e with a dual-link DVI-I and I got a small problem when I try to install my second monitor using a DVI to DVI+VGA adapter... The VGA monitor is working very ...
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Monitor (DVI-D) to Laptop (VGA)

I am simply trying to use my DVI monitor with my laptop that only accepts VGA. I've been doing some research for an adapter from DVI female to VGA male and it seems that not only do I need an adapter, ...
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Can my video card support two DVI monitors?

My HP Phenom II PC support two monitors with the video card in it. I've checked the driver and it's an ATI Radeon HD 4650. I've looked it up on AMD's website and it looks like the driver is capable ...
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DVI-D and DVI-I cable

I have DVI-I slot in video card and I have DVI-D cable. Is that fine to use the cable for that slot? because my monitor have DVI-D slot.