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Squares appear on monitor, computer shuts down, on reboot there are red dots

I was playing a game, when it froze and squares appeared all over the screen. The computer shut down, and on reboot, there are lots of red dots all over the screen, the second monitor doesn't seem to ...
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Two monitors do not work on GTX 570

Okay, I recently bought another widescreen. Got dual link DVI cord also. Set up is like this: 2 x BenQ 2420HDB Single link DVI and Dual Link DVI ( both and digital ) MSI GTX 570 Twin Frozr III OC ...
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Monitor layout continues to reset back

I have a problem with my monitor setup. I have one 23in(monitor1) and one 32in HDTV(monitor2). Both 1080p. monitor1 is cabled with DVI, and monitor2 is cabled with VGA using a DVI to VGA adapter at ...
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Which VGA was used when i have 2 VGA attach to my PC?

Just some short question here. I have 2 VGA card attached for my 2 monitor, let said VGA 1 & VGA 2. VGA 1 was connected to monitor A & VGA 2 connected to monitor B. If i play game and ...
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Can this be something else than a defect graphic card?

Since a few days I'm experiencing strong issues with my ATI Radeon HD 7870. Often while playing games my two monitors turn into weird artefacts (with ongoing music for a moment) and then stay like ...
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How to sync two monitors and a projector together to display the same game while controlling the recording it from one of the two computer monitors?

I want to display MK9 on a projector and a computer monitor on which the game will be played by two people and record it from a second monitor. All devices will be hooked up to the administrative ...
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Linux + Windows on kvm-switch. Windows works, Linux does not

I have a dual-port, dual-dvi kvm ( dual dvi monitors for 2 computers ). One port is for Windows 7/64, the other port is Linux Mint/64. Windows almost always works, meaning I get hot, dual-screen ...
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External monitors don't work with docked laptop unless laptop screen is on first

The Problem I have a Lenovo T440p with Intel HD 4600 graphics in addition to NVIDIA GeForce GE 730M. I have a docking station with DVI-D, HDMI, VGA, and two DisplayPort outputs. I am using the ...
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No image via hdmi with Samsung laptop and Windows 8

I could use a little help with this. If got a brand new Samsung NP550P7C-T09BE which I hook up to my 32LG3000 TV via HDMI. The same cable and same TV used to work just fine with my previous Compaq ...
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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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Primary Monitor Changes On Own

I have a new computer (Windows 8.1) with an AMD Radeon R9 270x video card. There are three monitors attached. After setting the center monitor as primary (in AMD software and checking it in Windows to ...
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How to connect one HDMI and one VGA monitor to a laptop?

I have a Lenovo P400 with Windows 8 oprationg system laptop and the graphics card is an Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000. Currently, I have a 20" LCD external monitor connected to the laptop through a VGA ...
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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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One good video card or SLI two decent ones?

I was told I can ask computer hardware related questions here. I currently have two Geforce GTX 470s that are SLId. I have dual monitors and a TV plugged in. The monitors are on one card and the TV ...
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With the Gigabyte 78LMT motherboard, can I use both discreet graphics and the integrated graphics?

I would like to add a third screen to my setup, but my graphics card only seems to support two (despite having three outputs, it seems as though you can't use HDMI and DVI at the same time). My ...
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Multi GPU and multi monitor setup with Linux

I have the the following setup: GPU's: Radeon hd7950 Radeon hd7770 CPU: Intel 3820K MOBO: Rampage 4 Extreme In windows I have my 1920x1080 display connected to my HD7950 (for gaming) and my 2 cheap ...
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Minimum standalone graphics card requirements for dual monitor display

I am researching on hardware requirements for my new PC. One of my requirements is to have dual monitor display to use while programming. I understand that most integrated graphics cards do not ...
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Is a Dell XPS 15 L502x with three 24" monitors (1920 x 1200) possible?

I'm at a crossroads and need some PC advice. I'm a web developer so I'll have a few local web and DB servers running, maybe Photoshop and or Illustrator, any number of MS Office programs running, SQL ...
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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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Get monitors outputting from second graphics card (Linux)

OS Kali 1.0.6 Linux Kernel 3.12.6 Relevant Hardware HD7950 x 3 (not in crossfire) BenQ G2420HD 1920x1080 monitors x 4 Kogan 2560x1440 monitors x 2 Situation Recently installed Kali along with AMD ...
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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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Using laptop vga port, misunderstanding

I'm wondering if a VGA Monitor connected to the laptop, will act exactly as the inbuilt monitor? More specifically: I have the monitor connected to the laptop via VGA port. I Start the laptop. On ...
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How are the video, monitor, and graphic card related in terms of resolution?

If I have a 1080p video played by VLC-player and a graphic card that allows highest resolution 1360x768 on a monitor of native resolution 1366x768 (connected by VGA), how do all these components work ...
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The range of graphic-card resolutions just shrank? How do video, graphic card, and monitor work to render final resolution? [closed]

Yesterday when I connected my Dell Inspiron 1525 to my LCD TV Dynex DX-32L150A11 (native resolution 1366x768) by VGA, going to "Display Settings" in Windows Vista allowed me a wide range to adjust the ...
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Laptop with second external monitor

My laptop had 2 display cards, and I want to connect a second external monitor (that is, a third monitor) to have a wider view. The two display cards are: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000; and NAVDIA ...
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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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PC monitors show black margins on top, right, bottom and left sides

I bought two Insignia (Best Buy brand) 24" monitors. Because my computer didn't have dual ports coming out of the video card, I then bought a Radeon AMD graphics video card. Because the computer ...
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Desktop with 6-8 monitors @ 2560x1440 - what GPU-s? [closed]

I have a problem of finding suitable GPU-s for day trading setup. @GPU So that minimum of 6 monitors run @ 2560x1440 @ 60hz. The setup must be quiet - if possible, the GPU-s should be fanless. AMD ...
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1answer
61 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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212 views

Mirror output to monitor and TV via HDMI splitter

I've got an interesting problem; I've got a TV and 3 monitors. I would like to mirror my middle monitor to my TV via an HDMI switcher, because Steam Big Picture just doesn't work well with ...
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ASROCK 970 Extreme4 with x2 r9 290, no display on second monitor

I have 2 gigabyte r9 290 video cards. Each of them has a monitor attached to it. Each only seems to work when I plug them into the PCIE2 slot. When I boot up windows 7, it only recognises the monitor ...
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white hand mouse cursor displayed wrong

I work in Linux Fedora 19 - KDE: the PC is a Dell OptiPlex 7010, with an Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz and an external graphics card (VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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267 views

intel hd 4000, windows 7, triple monitors (DVI, VGA, HDMI)

I have a Core i7 3770k on Asus P8Z77-V LK and three monitors (actually one of them is TV). Two monitors were connected via DVI and VGA, I tried to connect third monitor (TV) via HDMI but it didn't ...
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1answer
475 views

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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150 views

How to get VGA color with HDMI cable, on HDTV as external monitor?

I tried connecting my 1080p HDTV as an external monitor to my laptop, both with VGA and HDMI cables. VGA was good, except it does not support 1900x1200 resolution. with HDMI, I can set the ...
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1answer
403 views

Graphics card isn't recognized and drivers can't be installed: “install package failure!”

I just assembled my new PC. Everything seems to work fine for one detail: the onboard graphic chipset gets priority over my PCI-e card. Motherboard: MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming GPU: Sapphire Dual-X R9 270X ...
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1answer
56 views

nvidia geforce4 mx 440 dual using 1 male to 2 female vga splitter

I recently got an old Graphics card nvidia geforce4 mx 440 from on of the Computers Dad was throwing out, and I am having troubles setting up dual screen for my computer, I went out and brought a VGA ...
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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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How do I fine-tune color temperature on my monitors?

Problem: I bought the same Monitor twice, one used, the other refurbished. Both are still fairly new and in very good condition. The color temperature of one tinges slightly but noticeably more into ...
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100 views

Laptop with 1 HDMI output to external monitor with VGA

I have just bought HDMI->VGA cable. Wanted to use it like this : laptop<-HDMI<------>VGA->monitor So I tried to set everything up and when I start it it says (on external monitor) ...
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Enable TV out function of VGA port

I have PAL TV. i want to connect it to my computer (with intel HD graphics). On the internet I found this: VGA to RCA converter But it has a note that my computer's graphic card must have VGA tv out ...
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VGA to PAL on Intel HD

I got a i5 Laptop computer with integrated Intel HD graphics card. I want to connect to a large CRT TV which has a PAL composite video input (yellow RCA jack!) and three inputs labeled DVD component ...
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1answer
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Dual Monitors - One Graphics card vs Two

I have a Dell Optiplex 790 with two Radeon HD 5450 cards (512MB Dedicated Memory) installed. Currently, I'm running two monitors off a single card. Card 1-->HDMI Splitter-->Monitor 1 ...
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385 views

Laptop external monitor no longer being detected

I have an HP ENVY TouchSmart 4-1215dx Ultrabook Laptop running Windows 8.1. All hardware is standard except I upgraded the 4GB of RAM to 8GB. Up until recently (2-3 days ago), I have had no issues ...
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Adobe Photoshop CS6 crashes dual VGA

My Photoshop CS6 crashes when both VGA-s are enabled. If I disable the Intel HD 3000 in Device Manager it works fine. The error: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application ...
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Windows 7 doesn't detect second monitor after upgrade

I've just upgraded an old computer from XP to windows 7. It runs a dual-monitor setup, which was all fine under XP. I have an onboard Geforce 8300 and an ati radeon 7000. Only one of them seems to ...
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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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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 (yes 4 of them) to a Dell Inc. OptiPlex 790 01. Windows 7 Enterprise (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601) I used the original Dell proprietary ...
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Nvidia Optimus not connected to any display?

While trying to spec out a Lenovo T440p ThinkPad with Nvidia graphics and a docking station allowing for dual monitors, I found a forum post implying that the Nvidia Optimus could not be used with ...