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Questions tagged [dvi]

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

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Why does my computer's audio shut off when I connect a VGA/DVI-I cable?

i'm trying to do dual monitors with an 1920X1080 LG monitor which works just fine and has every since i set it up with my computer, and a Vizio 1024X768 monitor. I had to get a VGA cable and a VGA DVI-...
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Can Dual link DVI be broken while single link still works?

I have a 144hz BenQ monitor with dual link DVI input. It was working fine, but then I updated my Radeon drivers and being in a rush I just clicked "apply changes" when it popped up with suggestions to ...
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Screen Resolution Issue using Ubuntu Cosmic Cuttlefish

Last week I was trying to fix a tearing issue with the graphics when running this game called Path of Exile using Wine. I came across the Poe Forums and read a post. Long story short, I entered this ...
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Second monitor is gone after reboot in GTX 1060 Nvidia

I have MSI GTX 1060 graphic cart on my Ryzan 2700x pc. GTX1060 has HDMI and DVI output. One of my monitors (LG BRAND) has HDMI input and it is connected to GTX1060 via HDMI cable as primary and ...
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Dual monitor setup issue - Both monitors are detected but second screen Is blank/black

I recently bought a new monitor for my PC... and I have a big problem. I connected 2 monitors to my graphic card: Geforce GTX 1050. One with HDMI and the second one with a DVI adapter. They are both ...
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Does DP-DLDVI Converter removes HDCP?

I'm using an old 2560x1600 monitor that doesn't have HDCP chip and only accepts DVI dual link input. ( Precisely, the part number of the panel is lm300w01-sta1 ) And I'm considering to upgrade my ...
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DVI-I to VGA Adapter does not work?

So I was trying to find a way to get dual monitor for a while now. I bought this https://www.lazada.com.ph/-i100246212-s100289910.html?urlFlag=true&mp=1. Now I tried connecting my second monitor ...
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How do I share two monitors, one mouse, and one keyboard between one Mac and two PCs?

I have the following machines that I would like to share two monitors: A Macbook Pro with two thunderbolt display ports A Windows PC for work with one HDMI and one VGA port A Windows gaming PC with ...
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Setting up an active DP/DVI adapter

I'm trying to set up my DVI display using the Display Port output from my 1070 ti, but I can't get it to work with Windows. The strange thing is that the monitor actually works when I'm booting up the ...
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Why my Asus ROG Gl702zc will not connect to my second monitor?

I have recently bought the Asus ROG GL702zc laptop, and I want to connect it to my HP S2031a monitor. Since both these devices don't share any port, I have tried to connect it by an HDMI cable and ...
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dvi and vga dual monitors

I am trying to set up a dual monitor system on my PC that contains a DVI port and VGA port. the VGA port is connected to one monitor with a standard VGA cable. And the second monitor is connected to ...
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Monitor refreshing after launching a game?

I am unable to get my second monitor to work through hdmi to vga converter cable after launching a game and changing the target display to my second monitor, my main monitor that is connected to my pc ...
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Dual screen set up to Nvidia GeForce GT 740 graphics card

My office PC had an Nvidia GeForce 210 graphics card with a DVI-I output (along with a VGA output) and I had my dual screen set up like: Monitor 1 - VGA to VGA Monitor 2 - VGA to DVI-I -> VGA adaptor ...
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Both of my displays randomly loose digital DVI signal and black screens

I have 2 10 years old(ish) display that are being used by an gtx 1060 graphics card. After a random period of time (I made sure it's not sleep) both displays looses DVI signal and goes into black ...
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HDMI Male to DVI-D Dual link support 144hz with Radeon R9 Nano?

I have a Benq XL2411 144hz monitor where ONLY the DVI-D Dual link input supports 144hz and Radeon R9 Nano... I can't seem to find a DisplayPort To Dvi-D Dual link adaptor or cable in my country so i ...
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How come DVI KVM's are 10x more expensive than VGA KVMs?

KVM switches for VGA displays vs for DVI displays: From examining prices both these days and a couple of times over the past year or two, I've noticed that, generally, 2-machine KVM switches, with USB ...
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Connect PC to Laptop Monitor possible?

I want to buy a PC and build it by myself. I can't buy a monitor now but maybe after 30-40 days from building the PC. I have a Laptop but it has only VGA and DP Ports. There is DVI and HDMI Ports ...
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Gaming console HDMI out to old DVI monitor with sound separated

Hi I have a gaming console which only outputs video and sound via HDMI port. I want to connect it to an old monitor I have, which takes DVI as input for video and has a 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack ...
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Graphics card not detected when the monitor is not plugged in

I have a desktop computer equipped with 2 graphics processors: Intel HD Graphics (Integrated): output = VGA NVIDIA GeForce GTX (Dedicated): output = DVI I used to plug my monitor via the VGA port (...
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Getting Monitor to work with ubuntu 14.04

I seem to be having a weird problem and hope someone can help me out. I got a high resolution monitor to upgrade from my existing one. Here is the output from xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, ...
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2 new monitors and I can get only one to display [closed]

I have a brand new Dell 8930 and new monitor. I have a Samsung curved screen. I use it for photography so I really like the two screens for that and work. Problem is there is only one HDMI/DVI port ...
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Windows 10 not recognizing second monitor plugged in Onboard Graphics

My motherboard is a M5A78L-M PLUS USB3, from ASUS. It have a port for a VGA monitor, and I have a monitor connected to it (this is the secondary monitor). I also have a Nvidia Geforce GTX 960 video ...
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Maximum length of cable for a 144Hz monitor

I have just picked up 3xASUS VG248QE monitors that can run at 1920x1080@144Hz but I am having trouble finding what the maximum length of cable which officially supports the required length. Due to ...
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Two times same monitor, 1x DVI, 1x HDMI => HDMI is blurred

Since many many years I'm using two AOC 619fh monitors (they are quite old). I used them mostly together with a docking station with my laptop both were connected via DVI. They worked perfectly over ...
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Two VGA monitors on two DVIs

I want to build dual monitor setup. I have XFX R7 260X with next outputs: Output - Display Port : 1 Output - DL-DVI-D : 1 Output - DL-DVI-I : 1 Output - HDMI : 1 So my question is - can I build dual ...
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Mini DisplayPort to DVI Dual-Link Adapter. Will it add some kind of latency?

I recently bought a 144hz / 1ms latency monitor with only a dvi connector for 144hz. My gaming laptop (hp omen 17-w201ns with gtx 1070) only have Mini Display Port connection. I have read that you ...
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Is using a DVI-to-HDMI adapter the same quality as using an HDMI cable?

I have an external Dell computer monitor that has a DVI input and HDMI input. Currently, a DVI cable is plugged into the monitor. The other end of the DVI cable has a DVI-female-to-HDMI-male adapter, ...
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Dell U2312HM not powering on

I have such a monitor, and since some months I have a VERY strange problem, at least for me. I generally use to completely turn off the current with an electric switch (I'm Italian, hope this term ...
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Is my DVI cable broken?

I'm trying to connect a computer to a monitor using an old DVI cable. I've tried two monitors and two computers, all work. The cable worked fine a couple weeks ago. I did try swapping out with another ...
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Dual monitor VGA/DVI not working after switching PC

I have a problem with my second monitor. My primary monitor is connected via VGA->DVI and my second via a DVI both plugged into one DVI port with a dual cable. I have had this setup for over 2 years - ...
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Extended Displays on T430s with 4338 docking station

I have a t430 notebook with NVidia Optimus and according to this post here https://support.lenovo.com/en/en/solutions/migr-76617 I should be able to extend my display with at least 2 more monitors. My ...
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Can I use both my on-board display adapter and a graphics card at the same time?

I have a basic Lenovo desktop PC (running Windows 10) with an on-board display adapter and an HDMI port built-in. I'd like to setup a second monitor to extend the one I have. Can I buy an entry level ...
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My PC cuts off all audio when unplugging DVI monitor cable

As the title says, whenever I disconnect the monitor DVI cable, it cuts off all audio, no matter what application, browser or site is playing sounds/music. It starts outputing audio again if I plug it ...
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HDMI signal over DVI port only supports 1080p

I recently got 3 QHD monitors (Lenovo L24p-10) with only 1x HDMI and 1x DP input ports. My graphic card (Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 OC) has 1x HDMI, 1x DP, 1x DVI-D and 1x DVI-I output ports. Connected ...
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144hz Monitor on DVI to HDMI on 1400x1050@60hz

I put this question in Arquade but was told to move it here: I recently bought an AOC G2770PF 144hz 1ms Monitor which you can check out here: https://www.amazon.com/AOC-G2770PF-Freesync-DisplayPort-...
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How to configure multiple monitors with DVI and HDMI connections with CentOS 7

I am trying to configure dual monitors on a custom built machine with an Intel i7-7700K CPU, a NVIDIA 1080-Ti GPU, and a CentOS 7 operating system. I have no problem booting with the primary monitor ...
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YouTubeTV shutting off secondary monitor

W7. There is a feature that the YouTubeTV streaming service verified to me where their system and/or through chrome where one of my monitors is turned off when I play UTTV video. I run three extended ...
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How to connect vga monitor to alienware 14?

I have only vga supported monitor, and have converter from vga to hdmi. But when i connect this to Alienware 14 laptop it is not working. I connected another dell laptop then VGA only monitor is ...
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Windows 10 always output audio over HDMI

I want to attach a Sony 5.1 surround sytem to my mini-atx mainboard PC. The only means of outputting 5.1 is the HDMI port of my Nvidia graphics card. The only input of 5.1 audio on the Sony system is ...
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Using an HDMI spliter with two different screens and cables

i just bought "fitTek Hdmi Spliter", i connected the input to my laptop via HDMI-HDMI cable and two outputs, the first via HDMI-HDMI cable and the second via HDMI-DVI cable. i can't seem to get a ...
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Connect HDMI video card to 4k monitor over mini-DisplayPort connection (for non-gaming use)

I just bought a new Dell P2415Q monitor and am having trouble getting it connected to my old Windows 8.1 PC with an nVidia GeoForce 710 video card. It will connect OK to the monitor over a DVI->HDMI ...
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Unable to get 2560x1440 resolution on new monitor

I have just bought a new monitor, and cannot get it to display at its advertised native resolution. My setup is: OS: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Processor: AMD A10-7850K + integrated Radeon R7 Graphics ...
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Can HDMI and DVI output different results?

Can the same monitor output different result when using HDMI and DVI? My new monitor have different results https://imgur.com/a/BHwgy I just recently bought a BenQ GW2270 monitor. Straight from the ...
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2 LG 29 screen, one 2560x1080 one 1920x1080

Just bought 2 LG 29 monitors but when I plugged everything in, only one(HDMI plug) can get to the 2560x1080 resolution. The other monitor(DVI plug) can only get to 1920x1080. Now I read on here on ...
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What is this port, 15x4, missing (13,4), possibly video

I am trying to connect to an old (circa 2007) Linux box that I use for image processing. I've never had to connect to the box physically, I always did everything over telnet. But now I want to access ...
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is a graphics card active when no monitors are plugged in

So believe it or not, i never had a dedicated graphics card, so far I have only been using Intel HD graphics, the Gigabyte motherboard has Hdmi, Vga and DVI, currently i have 3 monitors plugged into ...
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Samsung Monitor with HDMI port does not display image when connected to the PC with a second Dell monitor with VGA port

i recently bought a Samsung S24F352 monitor which uses a HDMI cable connection. Before i bought this monitor i was using a Dell monitor which was connected using the VGA cable. Now i am using dual ...
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My laptop has an HDMI output, and my monitor has DVI, VGA and DisplayPort - how do I not lose video performance? [closed]

So as the question states, my gaming laptop has an HDMI video out (also a USB-C out, but I assume it is not connected to the nVidia graphics card), and I need to connect it to my monitor, which has ...
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DVI monitor not displaying anything

I just bought a new graphics card (RX 550), replacing my old Radeon HD 7770 card. I connected the card to my monitor via DVI, the boot screen shows, and then the windows logo, then turns off and says '...
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EVGA and NVIDIA specification difference

I have noticed some changes in Graphics card specification, EVGA GeForce GT 640 (Dual Slot) --> Max Digital: 2560x1600 (Dual Link DVI Only) GeForce GT 640 --> Display Support : Maximum Digital ...