+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
Hardware Thread, DisplayPort, let me get this straight in Technical; OK, so if I have one graphic card with 1x DVI, 1xHDMI and 1X DisplayPort sockets I have 3 seperate ...
  1. #1

    Dos_Box's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Preston, Lancashire
    Thank Post
    Thanked 2,302 Times in 1,063 Posts
    Blog Entries
    Rep Power

    DisplayPort, let me get this straight

    OK, so if I have one graphic card with 1x DVI, 1xHDMI and 1X DisplayPort sockets I have 3 seperate monitor connections if I choose to use them?
    That's it really, short and sweet this one.......

  2. #2

    SYNACK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Thank Post
    Thanked 2,749 Times in 2,322 Posts
    Blog Entries
    Rep Power
    Depends on the brand, ATI with Eyefinity and a display port moniter or active adapter is good to go for three moniters on one card (possibly four - two via the displayport if using displayport moniters) . I think nVidia have finally gotten around to supporting this in some of their very top level cards but it is not common and most are still limited to two active outputs at a time total as far as I am aware.
    Last edited by SYNACK; 4th May 2011 at 10:32 PM.

  3. #3

    featured_spectre's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Thank Post
    Thanked 2,054 Times in 1,491 Posts
    Blog Entries
    Rep Power
    I like this. lol. Although I have a Radeon 5970 which has HDMI and 2x DVI ports...I use 3 screens on that

+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Displayport to vga adaptor quote
    By plexer in forum Hardware
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 8th April 2011, 02:08 AM
  2. Talk Straight internet - any good ??
    By bewlay51 in forum Internet Related/Filtering/Firewall
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10th February 2011, 07:37 PM
  3. [Video] Straight teeth in under 60 seconds!
    By mattx in forum Jokes/Interweb Things
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 26th April 2010, 02:52 PM
  4. Keeping a straight face
    By SteveBentley in forum General Chat
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 26th January 2010, 04:50 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts