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

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how can I smooth pixels on a DP monitor?

I've got 2 monitors, same model (LP2361). But they connect via different cables because of what ports I have on my video card. The monitor that connects via display port has very chunky text. I took a ...
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My new graphics card is not working

recently I've bought a new Radeon HD 6570 video card from ebay, I put it in my pc, and it has worked for a month. Then all of a sudden one day my monitor shut down and my fans went to full RPM, and I ...
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HDMI to DVI via cable [duplicate]

Is it possible to connect my laptop via HDMI output to external monitor with DVI input. I know it is not possible to plug it in VGA output (from HDMI) so I am interested what about DVI. I can't find ...
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Do I need a special videocard to use DVI-I to Dual VGA Female Connectors?

Do I need a special video card to use a DVI-I to Dual VGA splitter, or will it work on pretty much anything 1GB and over?
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Converter cable to improve monitor resolution

I have an old Thinkpad X60 laptop which does not have an DVI/HDMI port, and has a display resolution of 1024 X 768. If I get a DisplayPort to DVI converter cable, can I improve the display resolution ...
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Removing five analog pins (four plus long one) from DVI-I connector?

I have a laptop hooked up a monitor by VGA. The GPU driver is stubborn and thinks my monitor is a 4:3 CRT, and so the picture is stretched because the monitor seems to lack letterboxing. My best ...
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Blurry screen when using a tv screen

I have a bit of a problem. My dad says I could have the TV in one of our cottages, its a Sony Bravia 1080. I dont know what the exact size is. When I used the hdmi cable, the screen was kind of ...
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Dual 1440p on Radeon HD 7770 and compatibility with FX-770m

I have a Radeon HD 7770 in my desktop with DVI-D I am currently using for a 1440p Crossover monitor. Is there a cheap way to use any of the other ports (Displayport 1.2, HDMI) to work with another of ...
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Multiple Monitors connecting technique

I have AMD radeon 7470 graphics card with 1 dvi port and 1 displayport 1.2 I want to connect three monitors to my system. I don't get displayport to multi-port hub here. So I was thinking is it ...
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What is the name for this video connector? [duplicate]

I just got my new Dell tower and it came with this cable. On one end it had a DVI port and on the other end it had this connector with D and two plus signs: I need to buy an adapter from this port ...
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How to connect 2013 Macbook to external Monitor?

It looks like they dropped mini displayport for hdmi but I unfortunately have a monitor that only accepts VGA or DVI. Can I output to VGA or DVI via USB or thunderbolt? ...
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ASUS H81M-E - DVI display does not work at bootup or in the bios, but works fine in windows

I just put together a new system built around an ASUS H81M-E motherboard. The bare essential setup has a zalman 500W PSU, H81M-E, intel i5-4440 and corsair 1600 1x8GB DIMM. I connected my monitor ...
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Problems with certain resolutions with long DVI cables

I'm trying to setup my dual-monitor home computer to work with 2x 10 meter DVI cables, but having some trouble seemingly because the cables are too long. The cables are identical, 10m single-link ...
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VGA to DVI not being displayed at all

I have a desktop computer with a VGA output. Connected to this I have a male VGA to female DVI converter. Connected to this I have a DVI cable connected to my monitor. The monitor is not displaying ...
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Dual Monitor Display Not Working

I just purchased two new monitors (Samsung 21.5" S22C300H model) and wanted to hook them up to my PC I built. I have an HDMI port on my video card (Nvidia GTX 660) and an HDMI port and a DVI port on ...
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is it possible to do audio via DVI -> HDMI with Audigy Rx SPDIF to nvidia 8500 GT

I currently have a setup with a Soundblaster audigy RX and a XFX Nvidia 8500 GT. The particular graphics card I have does not have HDMI but ive seen posts saying it is possible to send video and audio ...
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Connect LCD to TVBOX to set top box to play HDTV

Hi I have a really old LCD monitor that supports only VGA or DVI-D. I want to use it to play HDTV so I bought a set top box, which supports outputs 1. Composite 2. Component YPbPr 3. HDMI. Because ...
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How can i make dual monitors with VGA and DVI-D ports?

I have a Gigabyte GV-N640OC-2GI graphics card with 2 monitors: An older Asus LCD with VGA port only. This works fine, plugged into the graphics card VGA slot. A Dell 1801FP monitor with a DVI-D ...
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Garbled text when using a 32in 1080p Sceptre LED TV as a computer monitor

I've done quite a bit of reading around on this kind of issue and still haven't been able to solve it. Here's the information: (TV) Sceptre E328BV-FMDC 32-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV (Graphics Card) 2 ...
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Dual monitor with 2x DVI connectors not working

I am trying to connect 2 monitors to my Radeon HD 6950 (it has 2 DVI connectors and 1 HDMI connector). But only one DVI connector works. With the other one I don't get any signal. Is my videocard ...
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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 to a Dell OptiPlex 790 01. The OS was Windows 7 Enterprise (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601) I used the original Dell proprietary connection ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...