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

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What is this cable? (DVI/VGA/USB)

I can't seem to find any information about this cable which can be seen all over eBay. Apparently it looks like a VGA to DVI cable, but I don't get why there also is a USB cable connected to it. Can ...
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3 monitors XFX Radeon R9 270X

Problem: Hi there. I am trying to connect a third monitor to my computer, but as soon as I plug the third screen in, my other monitor gets disconnected. In the windows Display Settings, it detects ...
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A TV and two monitors on one PC solution

Currently I have two monitors attached to my GPU: 1x 1080p/144hz TN - (GPU) DVI-D -> (Monitor) DVI-D 1x 1080p/ 60hz TN - (GPU) DVI -> (Monitor) VGA These monitors are set to Expand in Windows. ...
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Achieving 2560x1080 Resolution Using DVI Source and HDMI Endpoint

Ok, I'll sum this up so I can try and get some help here: I have an LG 29" UltraWide monitor. The genius that designed it put two HDMI inputs on the back, and that's it. I have the GeForce GT 740 ...
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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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Dual Radeon cards with three monitors only works with Eyefinity

I've got a Radeon R7 370 with two displays and a Radeon R9 200 with one display connected to an ASUS M5A99FX Pro R.20 motherboard. All connections are DVI (both cards have two DVI ports each). I'm ...
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Rainbow display static/snow over HDMI->DVI

I recently got a Mac Mini at work. I have two of the same monitor connected to it: one over HDMI->DVI adapter and DVI cable, and one over MiniDisplayPort->VGA adapter and VGA cable Sometimes (...
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Monitor warm-up flickering issue

I asked this question on the Hardware Recommendations forum, which I have been informed was the wrong place. The mod recommended I post here. I have been struggling with this issue for 3 months +. ...
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AMD Radeon 7900 series - connecting two monitors

I have two monitors: BenQ GL2450 (without HDMI) BenQ GL2450HM (with HDMI) My graphics card has one DVI port > http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/dvi-port-23455336.jpg and one HDMI port. Both monitors ...
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SyncMaster 971p Connection Issue

I acquired a 2007 Samsung SyncMaster 971p, and have been trying to connect it to my computer. My laptop only has a HDMI port, and the monitor a DVI one, so I bought a HDMI-DVI cable thinking it would ...
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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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I want to change my LG 22EN33 monitor's input from VGA to DVI

I recently bought a DVI-HDMI adaptor in order to connect my PS3 to my monitor ,however when i press the INPUT button on my monitor ,only a square on the top of my screen pops up saying "D-SUB"
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Sliced and displaced image on monitor

We have a system where a monitor is hooked up to a PC through a KVM switch. The KVM switch switches the video output from the PC to different monitors but always one at a time and the same model ...
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HDCP stopped working

so for a few days I noticed that that the movies on Amazon Instant weren't as clear as they used to even when it was clearly stated it is in HD. So then I noticed that the HD button was greyed out and ...
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How to get sound out of my monitor

I have an old dell monitor that is not HDMI but does have DVI. I bought a LeapfrogTv console for my son after reading a few reviews which said the console comes with earphone jack as the monitor does ...
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Maximum resolution through VGA/DVI/HDMI(/etc)?

I know the original VGA standard was meant to output 640x480 and that other standards over the original VGA connector are developed to output a higher resolution. (SVGA, XGA, etc.) But I was wondering ...
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Apple Cinema Display 30" Aluminum goes black sometimes

I have an Apple Cinema Display Aluminum 30" that sometimes goes black at times, usually does this right after start up of my PC/Mac. The display will flash to a black screen, like it is off. If I ...
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Turning off DVI monitor disables it in Windows

So, I've seen Turning DisplayPort monitor off disables monitor completely and everything points to be being becuase of the way DisplayPort is designed. But I'm having basically the exact same problem,...
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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 electrically-...
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DVI-D to VGA Adapter “Input Not Supported” on Startup

I've been tasked with increasing the number of monitors from 1 to 3 for a PC. This machine originally had a DVI-D connection straight to the monitor from the PC. My knowledge of DVI cables was not ...
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AMD Radeon 7800 series second DVI does not work

I have a Radeon 7800 series and it has 4 ports on the back: 2x DVI, 1x DisplayPort, 1x Hdmi. I have 2 Asus 27" 60hz monitors and an asus 24" 144hz monitor. I just got the new 144hz monitor and would ...
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Cannot set LED monitor to native resolution [duplicate]

I cannot get windows 7 pro to set my monitor to its native resolution of 2650x1440. I have Windows 7 pro, an NVIDIA GT730 and two monitors(AOC e2752She, BenQ GW2765) attached to the NVidia card using ...
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Can't activate more than 4 monitors at the same time

As the title states, im currently running a system with a Radeon 7850 eyefinity 6 (6 separate mini display ports). To every port I have connected an active mini DP to HDMI converters. in each of ...
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How can use three monitors at a time three by DVI port and one by VGA port? I have already tried as the following procedure [duplicate]

I have connected two monitors by converting HDMI from the DVI port by using 'y' cable and HDMI extenders. When I connect another monitor with using the VGA port the display is not working. When I ...
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Red dots over the LED monitor

What I have:- 1x GTX N560 Ti Hawk 1x DVI-I to VGA converter 1x LED Monitor from LG (I don't remember the model name) I am getting red dots all over the screen, I am confirmed that its not the ...
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DVI to HDMI cable - No Video Input

I've just bought a DVI to HDMI cable in order to connect my Philips 227E3 to my Asus X555L. When I connect them, and choose DVI as input for my screen, I get "No Video Input" message. What can be ...
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Monitor not detected on nVidia eGPU

I have a ThinkPad W540 laptop which has an ExpressCard 2.0 slot. I took advantage of it and built my own eGPU setup, using a PE4L 2.1b adapter, and an nVidia GeForce 750Ti card from EVGA. Usually when ...
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DVI-HDMI cable increases temperature after plug in video card with 7 degrees celsius

I have bought a DVI-HDMI cable (Video cart - Monitor) for my monitor, that was using a VGA cable. My config is dual monitor: Samsung S22C00 + Samsung Syncmaster 225 BW (configure to run on same ...
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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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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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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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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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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 working....
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How to enable DVI output on laptop docking station? No picture on monitor

I have an HP EliteBook 8540p laptop with associated docking station. It is running Ubuntu 10.04. Until now I have been successfully running TwinView with the nvidia-195.36.24 drivers - using the built-...
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What does the direction of the arrow mean on DVI to VGA adapters?

I was replacing a monitor today and I noticed that the DVI to VGA adapter had an arrow on it that would either point left or right (provided you have it oriented like a pyramid with the side with the ...
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Monitor enters standby mode on windows 7 startup screen - functions normally in safe mode

Recently when I try to boot my desktop PC I see the BIOS post tests then the Windows Is Starting screen and then my monitor shows 'no video input' error message and goes to standby mode. The Monitor ...
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Laptop doesn't recognize Second monitor

I have a problem with my XPS17. It doesn't recognize monitors when connected, but does recognize TVs. I tried plugging monitors to either the HDMI port or the Mini-DVI port, using an adapter. The ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 in 2560x1600 resolution

I am trying to connect HP LP3065 30" monitor to NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 card. This graphics card has HDMI and DVI outputs. When I connect this monitor to HDMI, it works fine but the resolution is ...
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Is it possible to connect VGA via an converter to an DVI-D port?

I have an samsung screen with VGA input. I want to connect to it via an adapter with DVI, because I don't have an VGA port on my videocard. The problem is that I can't find any DVI male to VGA female ...
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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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DVI not working, VGA works fine

Previously, I had a dual monitor setup, and it was working perfectly with my old PC. Now, I have taken my old, same graphics card and put it into a new PC and while it detects my DVI monitor My DVI ...
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How do I switch the input for my monitor from DVI to HDMI from my PC?

I have a PC monitor which has two ports, one for DVI and one for HDMI. My PC is currently connected to the monitor through a DVI cable. I have a Cable Tv Digibox which is also connected to the same ...
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Nvidia 9800 GT detects DVI monitor as VGA

I have an Nvidia 9800 GT 512 MB. The card seems to have a faulty VGA output, or the monitor has a faulty VGA input. That's not the problem - the problem is that I need to use DVI on this monitor ...
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TV doesn't work as single monitor for PC

Hello i am running Debian Jessie with KDE and i am trying to use my Sony Bravia TV as a monitor but i have a very curious problem. The TV has a VGA cable which i connect to the computer via a DVI ...
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Can I use a DVI-D cable for a DVI-I graphics card

I have a GTX N560 Ti Twin Frozr III MSI's Hawk Edition graphics card and it comes with 2 DVI-I Female ports and 1 Mini HDMI Female port. Now I have a DVI-D Male Cable (both sides) and a DVI-I Female ...
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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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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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Why does DVI-VGA adapter causes scren tearing?

What actually happens during conversion that may cause screen tearing? With HDMI output the image is stable but when I use the DVI-VGA connector to connect to my monitor I have pretty bad screen ...
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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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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 ...