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Well I found my answer. A DVI-D Dual-Link card does indeed accommodate dual monitors. They have two sets of pins - one for each monitor (see, e.g., https://components101.com/connectors/dvi-connector). So yes, I do need a splitter cable. Below is an example of a DVI-D Dual Link Video Card with a splitter cable. The picture shows a VGA version but DVI version ...


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For others finding this thread: In the link mentioned by @Ken (thank you! thank you! thank you!), the NirSoft tool ControlMyMonitor is mentioned (once again NirSoft to the rescue!). Using this tool, switching the input is possible for certain monitors. Just run the tool, search for the VCP Code Name Input Select (should be always 60, I guess) and check the ...


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spurious voltages on the hdmi cable and induced voltages can cause something like a capacitance to build and cause issues... Turn off PC, unplug monitor hdmi at both monitor and pc, UNPLUG THE PC. Let the power supply drain (wait a few minutes). Unplug the monitor power. Now, connect monitor and pc hdmi. Plug in monitor and plug in pc.. if all goes well ...


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Your card doesn't support dual monitors. DVI-D Dual Link supports resolutions above 1920 x 1200 or "double" the speed of "single link". Unfortunately it has nothing to do with the number of monitors. You need a new card with the proper number of outputs. Dual DVI cards are plentiful and cheap on eBay.


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There is DVI-D (digital video interface - digital: dual link) port which your might be but this would still not be there to solve the problem you have. The solutions to your problem put out by the industry is 2 port graphics cards designed for dual displays. To provide some background to why your solution was not implemented involves following the electrons....


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Sorry, the "D" in "DVI-D" stands for "digital only", unlike "DVI-I" which stands for "digital and analog". Read all about it in Wikipedia Digital Visual Interface. For two monitors, you need a video card with two ports. Or a really wide monitor that can do the work of two. Or a DisplayPort that can do daisy-chaining. You say that your card is the NVIDIA ...


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