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

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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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2560x1440 on a laptop and/or server? [closed]

I have an Asus laptop with a Intel® HD Graphics 3000 and NVIDIA 540M. I also have a HTPC server with an old 8500GT video card with a DVI and HDMI output. Articles on the internet say that in order to ...
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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.
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A GFX card with two DVI and one HDMI with audio? [closed]

I haven't upgraded my PC for a while nor kept up to date with pc hardware since 2007, but have recently come up with a requirement and I am wondering if I can solve it! Are there any graphics cards ...
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How to specify console (or primary display) for video adapter?

I have an ASUS ENGT440/DI1GD5 video adapter which has three output ports: D-Sub (HD-15), DVI and HDMI. I am using both the D-Sub and DVI ports, but my main monitor is connected to the DVI output. ...
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Have a Thunderbolt port, need DVI to display on monitor

I have an external monitor which accepts DVI, VGA and HDMI. I have a MacBook Air which has a Thunderbolt port only. Can this MacBook Air use the monitor as a secondary display, and what adapter will ...
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Can a single link DVI cable be connected to a dual link DVI port?

if my laptop has a dual link DVI port but i have a single link DVI cable, can it be connected to the laptop?
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Second monitor not detected

Hi I have two VGA monitors, my GPU is ATI PowerColor 6850 which has two DVI slots, I use adapters for both VGA monitors. If I connect any the two monitors in the first slot it will work right away ...
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windows graphics dvi to analog

I'd like to take a HD output which I will have prepared into 4 quadrants, each a virtual screen, and then output these to 4 old vga monitors or even PAL CRT displays. Do you have any tips on which ...
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Can DVI look different?

I have a desktop with an nVidia GT 9500 which has two DVI slots. I have a 24" TN-Panel TFT on that and it looks pretty good. Then I hooked it onto the DisplayPort of my ThinkPad with the Intel HD 3000 ...
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Why can't I get sound to my TV using an HDMI-to-DVI cable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does DVI carry audio? I've got an Acer eMachine running Windows 7 64-bit and I'm hooking it up to my TV using an HDMI-to-DVI cable. Obviously, the HDMI end of the cable ...
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What DVI splitter cable do I need?

I have a Dell Precision T5400, with a single graphics output port. In the box came a splitter to split it to two standard monitor cables. I have two monitors with DVI inputs, so I'd rather use those, ...
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Is there any benefit of using HDMI over DVI?

I recently bought a Mac mini. It comes with an HDMI to DVI adapter. I bought a LG monitor that has an HDMI port. My concern is: Is there any improvement when I connect the Mac Mini to the monitor ...
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Dual monitor set up using DVI and HDMI

My desktop comes with a DVI port and a HDMI port. I currently have a monitor connected to DVI port and it works fine. I'm wondering if I can use the remaining HDMI port for a second monitor. I ...
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Trying to get my ATI 6900 graphics cards DVI connected to two different monitors, one each

Recently I bought myself a ATI 6900 graphics card. I was hoping to attach two monitors to it using DVI connections, as I have two monitors now. My first monitor is connected and working well via a VGA ...
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Intel motherboard drops HDMI output after Windows boots

I have an Intel motherboard (DH67CL) that uses Intel HD 3000 video. It has two video output ports: HDMI and DVI. Both my monitors are DVI, so I have two cables: a DVI->DVI and an HDMI->DVI. If I plug ...
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Dual DVI w/ PR03X docked to E6320?

Is there a cable (or splitter of some kind) I can use to drive two independent displays using the DVI port on the PR03X Dell docking station that's docked to a Dell E6320?
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HD5770 cannot detect third monitor

My computer can't detect the third monitor connected to the display port with an active single-link DP to DVI. The other two monitors connected to the DVI Port work correctly. I bought an Active ...
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DMS-59 to VGA and DVI?

One of the users I support wants a dual monitor setup. He has two monitors, one with a VGA input and one with a DVI input. He also has a SFF Dell Optiplex that uses half-height cards, so options are a ...
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Dual Link DVI to VGA

Well, I have a dual link dvi port graphics card, do I have to use both of these dvi ports to hook up the graphics card to a monitor, or can I just use one?
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dvi to hdmi isn't working correctly

I have a DVI to HDMI converter for my television. I used to use DVI to VGA and it worked correctly. I switched, and now the television won't display my screen properly. The info: nvidia with ...
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How can I get my system to use DVI on boot (BIOS) when it now uses VGA on my dual monitor setup?

I am scaling down to just one monitor due to space constraints (boo!) so I want to get rid of my smaller VGA connected screen but the problem is that the BIOS and GRUB display on the VGA screen. If I ...
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Green flickering pixels that move with black images

Strange question... Occasionally, on my LCD screen, pixels that should be black flicker rapidly and constantly between black and green, about 4 flickers a second. The crazy part is, unlike dead/stuck ...