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How to tell if my laptop will support a second monitor

I have a Toshiba Satellite P775(given by employer) and google isn't really giving me an answer about multiple monitors. Is there a way to tell if my laptop will support a second external monitor(3 ...
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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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53 views

Dual/Extended monitors with VGA + HDMI to DVI

I want to buy two monitors for using with my laptop (without using the laptop's screen) My laptop has VGA and HDMI outputs. 1st scenario: VGA output of laptop -> VGA input of monitor + HDMI output ...
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Display picture jumps once a few minutes

I had flickering on my Acer monitor with this new second-hand Sapphire 7950 Vapor-X I got and I read it was incompatiable with it (DVI to VGA problems). I got a new Samsung one and I made a ...
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Get Boot screen on HDMI rather than DVI

I have a dual monitor setup with a GeForce 750Ti. One monitor uses the DVI port and other uses the HDMI port. I have noticed that while booting, the boot screen is visible on DVI connected monitor. ...
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32 views

VGA (D-Sub) for 1920x1200 Monitor

I have 2 1920x1200 monitors of a single model that has DVI, DP and VGA ports. The Graphics card has a DVI, an HDMI and a VGA port. The specs of the card say: Maximum Digital Resolution:2560x1600 ...
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DVI-I as intermediary to extend both HDMI and VGA

I need to run cabling from a stage where presenters will be connecting their laptops via VGA or HDMI for a projector connection, depending on the capabilities of their machines. I understand that a ...
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1answer
28 views

3 Monitor display on a AMD A8-6600k

I have an AMD A8-6600k. I can extend my display using VGA and HDMI. Vga to my widescreen lcd, and HDMI to my TV. I am a programmer and I needed to test resolutions from the TV, and monitor. One of my ...
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58 views

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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21 views

What is the technical name for the [cable] in a laptop that connects to the [LCD] [duplicate]

I wanted to google it and learn about the connector; with the ultimate goal of learning how to turn it into a DVI, VGA or HDMI (To turn a naked laptop LCD into an ad hoc monitor) But when I started, ...
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52 views

Converting DVI to HDMI

I have a graphics card with a VGA and DVI-I Dual Link ports but my monitor/screen only supports HDMI. I've search over the web of pictures if it is possible and I get a lot of images of DVI to HDMI ...
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Connect Dell Optiplex 980/990 to LG LED HDTV

I have the following TV: http://www.amazon.com/LG-Electronics-42LN5300-42-Inch-1080p/dp/B00BB0ZTO0 And I want to connect my computer to it: http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/optiplex-980/pd Now, ...
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1answer
42 views

Mac Mini with two monitors (HDMI and DVI)

I've got Mac Mini connected to a LG Flatron IPS235t-bn monitor using Thunderbolt to DVI cable. I want to purchase an HDMI monitor as a second for this system. Will this work if I just connect my new ...
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Origin of display connector numbers in XServer (e.g. HDMI1, HDMI2, DP1)

a custom mainboard has a DVI and a DisplayPort connector on the board. Currently, everything that is connected at DVI will be named "HDMI2" in XServer. I can see that by calling the "xrandr" tool (in ...
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Games, Windows 8.1 and 144Hz display

So I have been having problems with few games after switching from 7 to 8.1, which seems to be related to my 144Hz monitor. Few examples: Shank, Shank 2, Blood of the Werewolf, Astebreed, the Sims 2 ...
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1answer
49 views

Why does modern graphics with 2Gb memory come with VGA output?

I recently bought a new computer with a ATI HD8570 2GB (VGA+HDMI). I pay top dollars for a powerful graphics card. I have two (older) monitors from Dell 1600*900 which have a DVI input and a VGA ...
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52 views

connecting DVI monitor to HDMI port

Can I connect computer monitor with the case by using DVI to HDMI cable? monitor side is DVI and the case side id HDMI. I want to choose the correct cable for this connection. My graphic card is 2 GB ...
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Is monitor suspending supported via a HDMI to DVI cable?

My computer has DVI and HDMI video outputs while I have two DVI monitors and a cheap HDMI to DVI cable. Both monitors go fine into and out of standby using DVI-to-DVI connection. Both also display ...
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1answer
41 views

DVI and DVI-to-HDMI fails to deliver signal to monitors when both are connected to a desktop

I try to connect desktop to two screens: 1st monitor ----> DVI cable ----> desktop 2nd monitor ----> DVI to HDMI cable ----> desktop 2nd screens returns 'no signal detected' when both ...
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Philips 202el only shows display if both vga and dvi are connected to my cpu

This is really weird since I never encountered such trouble like this. So my display is connected to video card which is an ATI HD Radeon 4650. My VGA ports and cable are okay as well as my DVI ports ...
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67 views

How to select video connector between laptop and external monitor?

I want to connect a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop to a Dell 2408 WFP external monitor. The ThinkPad laptop has a 14.0" WQHD (2560x1440) onboard display. It has Mini-DP and HDMI ports, and via a ...
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192 views

My monitor only has DVI ports, and my laptop only has VGA and HDMI ports

Is there any way I can connect my laptop that only has VGA and HDMI ports to a DVI-only monitor? Edit: The model is HP LP2065
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221 views

1440p monitor at 120hz with only 1 DVI input port. Possible to output with HDMI through HDMI splitter and then convert to DVI?

I have a 27 inch 2560x1440 Xstar (Korean) monitor, overclocked to 120hz, and it has one dual DVI-D input. I would like to connect that monitor to my PC, Chromecast and Xbox by using a HDMI splitter ...
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HDMI to DVI Monitor Input Lag

I have a monitor (not an HDTV) that has two different types of input ports: VGA, and HDMI. No DVI. My GPU has two DVI ports and one HDMI port. I use the computer primarily for gaming, although only ...
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HDMI to active dual link DVI (2560x1600px) [duplicate]

Is it possible to go from HDMI to active dual link DVI with a resolution of 2560 x 1600px ? I have a Lenovo E540 laptop, and it only got a HDMI and a VGA out, but I have a 30" Mac Cinema HD screen, ...
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1answer
52 views

How to use extended monitor with different image on each monitor

How can I use extended monitor set of two HP- EM869A [has Two connectors: one 15-pin mini D-sub analog VGA and one DVI-D (VGA analog or digital)] with my Gateway DX4840-37. I have one vga and one HDMI ...
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545 views

Can't connect my windows 8.1 machine to an external display

I have a touch screen all in one desktop, running 8.1. I'm trying to connect my benq external display via dvi or hdmi cables. I've plugged the power cable into the external screen and connected it ...
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237 views

Monitor(DVI-D) but my laptop only has VGA and HDMI port

I am trying to use my new monitor with my laptop(Asus g75v) and my monitor is http://www.asus.com/ca-en/Monitors_Projectors/VG248QE/ the high refresh rate of which only works through the DPI-D port. ...
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Samsung 2233SW synmaster with DTH connection [closed]

I have a Samsung 2233SW syncmaster monitor, and with a HDMI to DVI cable I was able to connect to a DTH set top box. Everything was working fine, until I connected the cable to my laptop's DVI port. ...
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1answer
54 views

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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50 views

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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166 views

External 1440p monitor for Macbook pro 13" late 2013

I want to buy 2550x1440 external moniter, found cheap Yamaksi monitors on Ebay from Korea. Problem: I already know, that I can buy displayport to DVI dual link active adapter powered from USB, but I ...
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link laptop micro-DVi to HDMI TV

I want to link my laptop micro-DVI to an HDMI TV input via micro-DVI -> DVI adapter + DVI -> HDMI cable: I know the adapter up to DVI works, since I've connected it to other DVI monitors, and I've ...
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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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MIniDisplayport -> HDMI -> DVI(24+1) gives snow on monitor at 1600x900 or higher resolutions

I've got a Macbook 2012 (non-retina) and I've always used a MiniDisplayport to HDMI adapter for my own monitor. Now I'm at the office where I only have a DVI monitor at hand. So I've bought a HDMI-> ...
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I'm not sure about my motherboard

So i have the Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P and I have a video card that has VGA, HDMI, and DVI-I, but I can't use the HDMI (due to monitor limitations). My monitor supports DVI and VGA, but I'm currently ...
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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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laptop sees two connections when HD TV is plugged, but no image

With Apple Macbook Air 1,1 (Early 2008) and Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel Linux 3.2.0-68-generic-pae, when I connect it to an HD TV via the micro-DVI to DVI (Apple adapter) --> DVI to HDMI (I tried two ...
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211 views

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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Converting computer's DVI to HDMI won't output HD

Okay. So I got this secondary monitor now. It's not the same brand as the other one (used it as a tv before i got a new one and now can use two monitors), however that doesn't really touch this. My ...
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165 views

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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102 views

DVI port not working with HDMI adapter

I have an Optoma EW628 projector which has a DVI-I and VGA inputs. I use a HDMI female to DVI male adapter to connect my VAIO/ATV3 to the projector. Everything was working fine until a few weeks ago ...
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1k views

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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355 views

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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129 views

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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Is there an analog usecase of DMS/VGA/DVI for DP/HDMI? [duplicate]

At my workplace we use DMS-59 to VGA to serve two monitors with one output. I never heard DMS (dual monitor sotlution) before. Is there a way to use one DP or HDMI port to control two displays? E.g. ...
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55 views

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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1answer
156 views

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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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, ...