Forum discussion tagged with DVI.
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    Question Why is my secondary monitor detected as a TV rather than an analogue display?

    Hi guys, So I'm a bit stumped here. I have a windows XP machine (I know it's outdated but it's a special machine that runs hardware that doesn't run on anything but XP) that was running a passive GT9400. Has two displays connected one to the VGA port and one to the DVI port (although its a...
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    Question Graphics card with three DVI outputs

    I have a custom built computer that has been in service since 2015. Specs are as follows: MSI Z170A Gaming M3 motherboard Intel i7-6700K 4GHz 8 MB cache, LGA 1151 processor 16 GB (2 x 8GB) Gskill Ripjaws DDR4 RAM MSI Radeon R9 390 Gaming graphics card, 8GB Samsung Syncmaster 930b monitors...
  3. Argo-

    Question How could I plug one HDMI montor and a DVI monitor on my GTX 1660s?

    I have an extra monitor laying around that I wanted to use to have something extra to help productivity, but the GTX 1660s only has one hdmi output and three displayport outputs, can I use a hdmi-displayport cable and a dvi-hdmi cable to plug them both or do I need to buy another monitor that...
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    Question USB 3.0 Type-A to HDMI vs to DVI vs to VGA adapter

    I would like to connect the USB 3.0 Type-A end to the laptop and I wonder what the other end to the monitor should be, HDMI, DVI or VGA. Since I heard using a USB adapter is not optimal I'm interested to know : What type of adapter would give me the best quality? My monitor only has a DVI and...
  5. Kezsora

    Question Can't figure out how to get 144hz on my monitor.

    I have a monitor, Acer GN246HL, which can reach 144hz according to the eBay listing. However, the HDMI port won't allow for 144hz so I will have to use a DVI cable instead but my PC only has a DVI in port, not a DVI out port. I don't really know what I'm supposed to do, I'm not particularly...
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    Question LG monitor stopped switching to HDMI when DVI source is active

    Hi, guys. I have an old LG 23ea63 monitor and I kept both my ps4 hooked up to it via HDMI and my PC - via the DVI port. The monitor has an "input" button to switch between modes, and it worked fine until I gave the console to my friend to play for a few days. I now have it back and hooked it...
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    Question second monitor is not being detected

    I have an asus cm1630, i currently have the hdmi connected to my tv. I want two displays to make life easier, so i got a DVI-D cable and an MSI monitor for the reason my tower does not have a second hmdi port, but once connected, the msi monitor is not detected. I have updated the computer to...
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    Question Second monitor works with DVI cable but not DisplayPort

    I recently bought a new monitor (VG27aq), and after having both hooked up via displayport to my gpu, it worked well for some time. One week into having my new monitor, my old monitor(VG248QE) stopped receiving signal. I tried updating my gpu's drivers and that didn't fix the problem. So...
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    Question DVI/DISPLAY PORT @144HZ

    Hey guys, I would like your help regardin the following issue: I have an AMD RADEON RX470 with only 1 DVI Port. So, I bought a new monitor a few weeks ago (AOC C24G1) and it doesn't have any DVI port on it (only HDMI and Displayport). Therefore I cant reach 144 Hz because I'm already using an...
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    Question How do i connec my third display to my pc

    Hi, I have a desktop pc with a GPU that outputs two DVI ports, one HDMI and one DisplayPort. I currently have two displays connected, one using an HDMI to DisplayPort cable going into an HDMI hub which also has an input connection from my laptop, the hub then outputs a signal via an HDMI to DVI...
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    Question Is it possible to connect a monitor through USB?

    I have a spare monitor that would be useful for a 3rd monitor, but my laptop only has one display input (HDMI). Do things like this: https://smile.amazon.co.uk/Adapter-Monitor-Converter-Projector-Compatible-Black/dp/B07TC58F34/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=usb+to+hdmi&qid=1587571525&sr=8-4 work...
  12. bpennock

    Question Monitor flickering after install..

    Hello all, I am fixing a build for a friend and it involved a bios flash and a change of the CMOS battery. He was having issues with the system and asked me to look at it. The bios was out of date and the CMOS had corrosion on it. I did a bios flash it was successful and I put a new CMOS battery...
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    Question System wide stutter when connecting 2nd display

    Hey all, hope everyone is doing well! I have an old 2nd display i wanted to connect up to my PC it's a 1080p 60hz panel with only VGA and DVI inputs. I have my main monitor (also 1080p 60hz) running off of HDMI from my GTX 980. I though setting up would be as simple as using a VGA cable (I have...
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    [SOLVED] System not booting up even to BIOS?

    Hello everyone. I am posting here since I've tried almost everything but I can't get my system to boot. I can't even see my BIOS. After I press the power button on my computer it just says ''No signal''. Also I have made sure that the basics are there such as power on and every cable is plugged...
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    Question Black output when I switch display cable

    So I have 2 different workstations. One has a monitor with DVI which works fine, but then when I move it to the other workstation which has HDMI, it doesn't say there's not an output, but it's black. I tried connecting both monitors at the same time, and they both worked, but then I unplugged...
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    [SOLVED] Problems with dual monitor

    Hi everyone. Thank you for reading this. So today I wanted to try dual monitor setup with Zotac GTX 1050TI as my GPU. The GPU has 3 port, HDMI, DVI-D, and DisplayPort. My main monitor used DVI-D port and it works fine. The problem is, my second monitor is an old model that it ONLY have VGA...
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    [SOLVED] Monitor support 144hz DVI, my laptop only has HDMI port

    Hello! I have a BenQ Zowie XL2411 monitor, i am stuck at 60hz because 144hz is only supported trough DVI. And i use that screen as a secondary screen to my laptop, and it does not have DVI, only HDMI. And it annoys me that it is not showing 144hz as it should, so my idea would be that i could...
  18. imluckysherman

    Question What cable should I get? Is it even possible?

    I'm trying to run my Acer GN246HL monitor at 144hz 1080p. The monitor has a DVI and HDMI only, while my 2080 RTX only has the HDMI and DisplayPort. Is it even possible to have a 144hz since they don't both have either DVI or DP?
  19. SuitoMitarashi

    Question can a thunderbolt 3 to dvi cable be able to display 144hz?

    so i have the Acer GN246HL and a Dell G5 15 5587 and the hdmi port on the monitor only goes up to 60hz and im just wondering if i could buy a thunderbolt 3 to dvi to make my monitor be able to display 144hz?
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    [SOLVED] How do I get 144hz on my Monitor?

    I have an Acer GN246HL and I just recently got the RTX 2060 (Upgraded from the GTX 1070) on the GTX I used DVI to get 144hz but my RTX doesn't have a DVI port, it has Display Port only. My monitor doesn't take Display port, only HDMI, VGA and DVI so I got a Display port to DVI Cable and my...