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Just got a displayport cable (not a converter - just male to male) to connect to my monitor to allow for eyefinity, but it does not work. The computer detects the display and shows the monitor model and max resolution but the monitor says no signal. Even on boot there is no signal so I don't think it is a driver issue. I have an Asus VE278Q and a 6970 using a the mini displayport to display port adapter that came with the 6970 and got a display port cable from ebay.
I have tried updating my drivers and only using the displayport to boot but no dice. Is there anything wrong with my setup/devices or did i miss something?
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post #2 of 8
On the monitor itself, do you have to manually select the input type, or does it detect it automatically?

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It does it automatically but i can do it manually
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Well, that was my only bright idea. redface.gif

I remember once I had the same problem, and had to doh.gif because I had been using the monitor with my laptop via HDMI but when I plugged in a DP cable it still showed no signal until I switched it.

I can't think of any other reason why the computer would see the monitor, but not the other way 'round.

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post #5 of 8
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Well I think the monitor picks up the computer because when I turn on the computer the monitor also turns on and then it shows the no signal message and then goes to standby.

Do you think it is just the cable? I got it from ebay so u can never be too sure about the quailty.
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post #6 of 8
Well, to me it seems like it's either the cable or the monitor itself. Since the monitor appears to be functioning otherwise, I would try a different cable. I have run across bad ones. Do you have a cable to check if it works with HDMI or DVI?

Usually you won't see a "no signal" message unless there is nothing physically plugged into the monitor. It won't show that if it's plugged into a PC that's shut down.

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post #7 of 8
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Yea DVI, HDMI & VGA all seem to work. But display port is the only one that is not working. I don't have another monitor to test this on so could be the monitor or the cable.
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post #8 of 8
I'd say it's time to get another DP cable.

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