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

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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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What display cables and adapters should I use to connect a second monitor to GTX670?

I searched a lot and now I'm just confused with all those M/M, F/F, F/M cables. I have a GTX670 videocard with jacks DVI, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort: The bottom-right DVI (with "plus") is used for my ...
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Asus Geforce GT 640 1GB GDDR5 Dual Monitor Setup

I have been searching throughout the internet without success of finding out about this. The main question is: Can my graphics card support dual monitor on different display ports? (1 on VGA, and 1 ...
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DVI-I - Single Link vs Dual Link

I have two DVI-I to VGA adapters yet each one is different. From what I can tell one is a single link and the other a dual link DVI-I adapter. I read some about this on wikipedia but I get lost in ...
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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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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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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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I have a triple monitor set up with an Alienware X51, only 2 monitors work at a time; but I had all 3 working for months..what happened?

I had a 3 monitor set up on my alienware x51, icore 7 3rd generation, gpu is a geforce gtx 555, running windows 10. My original set up had 2 monitors via dvi on the gpu and a 3rd monitor via hdmi on ...
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DVI-D to VGA adapter doesn't seem to work

I have got two DVI-D DualLink Male to VGA female adapters and a Graphics card with with HDMI, VGA and two DVI-D outputs. When I plug my VGA monitors into the adapters then into the video card, they ...
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NVidia GTX 970: Second monitor disables when third is plugged in

I just got a new PC with a GTX 970 video card. It has a DisplayPort, HDMI and 2 DVI ports. When I plug a monitor into the DisplayPort and one into a DVI port, they work perfectly. When I plug another ...
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DisplayPort to DVI not working on Quadro FX 580

I have a PNY NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 graphics card with 1x DVI and 2x DisplayPorts. The DVI port works fine with both my Viewsonic monitors but I cannot get either of the DPs to work using the supplied ...
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Audio through HDMI when HDMI > DVI adaptor is plugged in

I have two output devices plugged into my graphics card. (ATI HD5850 - latest drivers installed 14.12). A TV with speakers A monitor that does not have any speakers. The TV is plugged in directly ...
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How does a computer get info about a connected monitor?

How does it get info, max resolution etc about it, for HDMI i could think of CEC, but what about VGA/DVI etc?
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Unable to get maximum resolution from external display

I have a mid 2012 macbook pro running Yosemite and a Dell 2007WFP 30" monitor for an external display. I previously had connected the DVI cable to the monitor and a PC and was able to get the full ...
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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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What DVI Ports Can I AndCan I Not Use With Other Cables

So I am getting a graphics card that has a Dual Link DVI-D output (x2). I only have a Dual Link DVI-D cable and a Single Link DVI-I cable at home however. My monitor allows a VGA and Dual Link DVI-I. ...
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My second monitor doesn't work

I am trying to run two monitors: My primary monitor is a RCA 24" monitor, running on HDMI, and everything is working fine on it. My second monitor is a ViewSonic 20", on DVI. The problem is that ...
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Suddenly no HDMI signal on a LG 42LE8500

After reinstalling the OS on my laptop the HDMI signal does not work anymore. Everytime I power on the TV on the HDMI input I get the "No Signal" message on the TV. The laptop has an ATI 5850 which ...
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Computer won't boot with DVI monitor plugged in

I am having an issue with my Dell Inspiron 660. It has an AMD Radeon HD 6570 graphics card with a monitor connected via the DVI port. The problem is, the computer won't boot with the monitor plugged ...
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Cannot set 1360x768 resolution for DVI connection; VGA works fine only if EDID is disabled

I have a ViewSonic VP2365WB monitor which claims to support 1360x768 resolution: ViewSonic VP2365WB user guide, see page 16 I have a AMD HD7750 based video adapter ASUS HD7750-1GD5 I need to set my ...
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How do I get HDMI to DVI to work @ 1920x1200?

I can't get my Notebook (ASUS F9E with HDMI output) and monitor (NEC LCD2690WUXi with DVI input) to work with native 1920x1200 resolution (D-SUB works OK) I have tried severals adapters, with no ...
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Can I output audio to all three of my monitors?

I've seen this question asked tons of times, but it's never answered. I'm looking to output audio from my computer, to THREE monitors simultaneously. I don't want to use physical cables. I've got ...
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Macbook Pro - 2 external monitor hookup not working

I recently bought two external monitors to hookup to my 13" Mid 2012 Macbook Pro. One monitor is a Lenovo 23" IPS LED and the other is a AOC 21.5" IPS LED. The Lenovo has HDMI/DVI/VGA outputs and the ...
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2 monitor (extended) on 1 PC running windows 7

My PC's graphics card has 2 slots: 1 HDMI and 1 VGA I have 2 monitors: 1 with DVI-D and VGA, and another with VGA only I would like to run 2 monitors with extended display. What is the best ...
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Windows 7 dual monitors 1 - DVI 2 - HDMI For HDMI to see a picture pressing Auto button is required

I used to have dual monitors both connected via DVI. After Windows login wallpaper( picture ) was immediately avaialable on a second one. The problem started for my newly assembled computer where a ...
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Windows 7 Does not recognize 12 monitors

I'm setting up a monitor wall with 12 screens, using 1 AMD HD 4350 (dual DVI), 1 AMD 2350 (one DVI and one VGA) and eight USB-to-VGA adapters, with 4 of them hooked up to a self-powered USB 3.0 Hub. I ...
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HDMI/DVI/DisplayPort cables and image quality (color, sharpness)

I am planning on running some very long digital cables (HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort). I want to make absolutely sure that as long as the cable works with my desired settings (resolution and hz), there's ...
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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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Displayport specs: How to interpret and convert to DVI-Dual Link?

I need to drive a Dell 30" display, that is dual link DVI, 1600x2560 I am looking at an AMD board that has 4 mini DP outputs. It says, on the box: Max DVI resolution: 1920x1200 per output Max DP ...
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Problems with my second monitor

My pc was hooked up to a tv using an S-Video cable, but the tv recently stopped working, so I'm trying to replace it with a second monitor. I had a graphics card installed to use for the s-video port, ...
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Gfx Card has DVI and HDMI, need to connect dual VGA

A reasonable desktop of mine has an external gfx card with 1 DVI and 1 HDMI port. The motherboard itself has 1 VGA port. I have a VGA/DVI adapter for one monitor but if I hook up one to the gfx card ...
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Any way to connect two VGA monitors to GeForce 970?

I have a pair of ancient ViewSonic VE710s VGA monitors that are still going strong (if a little bit filthy!) after more than a decade of use. I recently purchased an MSI GeForce 970. Unfortunately, I ...
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Windows 7 Dual Monitors

I just purchased 2 new Dell E2414H monitors and installed Windows 7 on my recent computer build and one monitor is plugged into VGA the other to DVI. I have run Ubuntu on this computer from a disk ...
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What is the maximum resolution supported by a standard DVI-VGA adapter?

The DVI socket on my monitor is broken, so I decided to use the VGA socket. I used a DVI-VGA adapter on my graphic card end, since it only has 2 DVI sockets. It works but the resolution I can see ...
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Triple Monitor on AMD Card with 3 HDMI Screens

I have 2 AMD 280x cards. Card A has Mini DP x2 HDMI DVI Card B has DP HDMI DVI x2 When I got my DVI to HDMI converter to connect with 2 HDMI to DVI and one HDMI to HDMI, I thought I'd finally ...
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Older Apple 30" Cinema Display Connection Options

I am thinking of buying a 30" Cinema Display with 2560x1600 resolution. This has the dual link dvi connection. I have the last 17" MBP made, a 9 mos old 13" MBP retina and the latest 13" MBA. My ...
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What are current solutions for wireless display (Dvi connections or WiFi)?

Related: Is there any device/adapter that allows connecting DVI or HDMI display over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth? Wireless monitor The WiDi solution looked promising, but it appears to require specific ...
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How to correctly connect my monitors? [closed]

Please just help me get this straight. This is more of less how the computer rear looks. I dont remember exactly how I had it before turning everything upside down in order to fix an issue I ...
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DVI Splitter - 3 Monitors No Duplication

I have a DVI splitter, one end splits to VGA and the other to DVI. My graphics card is a GTX 780, so my dual monitor setup works just fine, but I would like to hook up the other end of the splitter to ...
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Passive vga to dvi-d adapter?

Recently I've found a vga to dvi-d article on ebay. Yes, it is vga to dvi-d. Its price (around $10), its outlook, and also the absence of an external power plug show clearly that it isn't an active ...
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My system has two VGA ports, one in the graphics card and another one?

I just happened to acquire a second monitor, which has a VGA cable, and I want to plug it in with my previous one. As you can see in the picture, I have two VGA ports, one that is used(the graphics ...
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Second screen goes black on certain website (Firefox/Chrome on Windows 8.1 on MacBook Air)

Whenever I go to http://htw-berlin.de (the only URL with this issue so far) with Firefox 38 or Chrome Canary 45, the entire screen goes black until I close the tab. But only if the window is larger ...
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Monitor not working | VGA | Windows 8

Today I received my configured PC I bought off a supplier. I am using Dual screens and they are both VGA. One is gone into my VGA port and the other into my graphics cards DVI port (i used converter ...
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2 externals monitors on dell e6510 (nvida 3100m)

I have laptop dell lattitude e6510. It has nvidia 3100m display chip. System is Windows 7 x64 and I've installed the newest drivers from dell. I can't run required configuration: work on 2 external ...
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DVI-D cable in DVI-I not working, but VGA with DVI-I adapter does

Bought a new Acer 27" K272HL monitor today. Plugged in the DVI-D cable to my GTX 750ti card's DVI-I port, and the monitor reports "No Signal". However, when I use a DVI-I -> VGA adapter, and plug the ...
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Samsung 42 plasma HDMI DVI PRoblems

I have a Samsung 42 inch Plasma which I have been using as the second monitor for some time now. I run nvidia Graphics card with two DVI ports. The plasma has a VGA port and HDMI. I have up until ...
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Cannot set up my laptop with 2 monitors by using DualHead2Go on maximum resolution ( out of range error)

My system is: ASUS n56v laptop with Geforce GT 740m; HDMI and VGA outputs. Windows 8.1. I am trying to extend the desktop of my laptop by using two monitors (LG 24MP55 with capability of 1920x1080 ...
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HDMI to VGA and Display Port to VGA adapters

I stumbled upon a problem after I upgraded my hardware, I was so excited about it, but when I realized that I can't connect my monitors this disappointed me. I have 3 FullHD 22 inch monitors with a ...
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Monitor won't come out of Power Save mode

I've seen a lot posts written by people having this problem and I've been trying for about 3 hours now to figure this out but I've had no luck. What I believe led to this was me trying to play a ...
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Dual (VGA + DVI) monitors, only one at a time works

I have 2 monitors, one VGA, other DVI-D (Single Link) and I'm trying to set them up as dual monitors. However, when I connect them both, only the VGA one works. If I disconnect VGA monitor, the DVI-D ...