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I got through my display port adapter today.

Connected DP > DVI TO VGA CONVERTER > MONITOR , but my monitor doesn't work.

What am I doing wrong, i've tried two monitors changed the adapter, changed the cable.

If someone turns around and says my monitor needs to be display port able im gonna go ape!
    
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It is a bit hard to understand what exactly are you doing. As far as I understand you are using displayport -> DVI converter and then attach to that DVI port a DVI -> VGA converter ?

If this is true then the possible issue might be that your displayport -> DVI converter puts out only a digital signal and DVI-> VGA converter does not work as a result as VGA is analog signal.

However, you can use a VGA monitor in displayport just fine even if rest of your slots already have monitors in them with an active displayport->VGA converter. For example I myself are atm using a cheapish one ordered from ebay (link to the item http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWNX:IT) and I can confirm it does work for Eyefinity (2x displays in DVI 1x in displayport->VGA all working and being able to make three monitor eyefinity).

A passive converter is also possible, is about 5$ cheaper but does not work if you populate both of your DVI slots.

Hope this helps.
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Hi est1984. As Carniflex has said it may well be the way you are currently connecting the monitor to the graphics card. It is obviously recommended to use a pure Display Port connection from card to display, but if this isn't possible using an active adapter should be no problem. However, if you are using a DP adapter to another adapter to the monitor, this may cause a problem. If possible try just using the DP adapter directly from card to display.

Thanks,
Harry @ Videocardshop.
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