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Hi,

I want to use PS3 also with this monitor. Since it doesnt have HDMI i have decided to connect PS3 to DVI. But i also want my graphics card which have DVI but no displayport output to connect to displayport input of monitor.

I dont want to connect VGA since its not digital. Is there anyway i can connect my PC which have DVI to Displayport of U2311h?
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get one of these display port to dvi adapters

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=-1&IsNodeId=1&Description=display%20port%20to%20dvi%20adapter&bop=And&Order=PRICE&PageSize=20
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Hi,

I want to use PS3 also with this monitor. Since it doesnt have HDMI i have decided to connect PS3 to DVI. But i also want my graphics card which have DVI but no displayport output to connect to displayport input of monitor.

I dont want to connect VGA since its not digital. Is there anyway i can connect my PC which have DVI to Displayport of U2311h?

Only if you can find Monitor Male DisplayPort ---> Female DisplayPort-to-DVI Male Adapter ----> Female DVI PC Card.

I don't think one ever made though. Atleast I couldn't find it.
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Originally Posted by Ken1649;15168384 
Only if you can find Monitor Male DisplayPort ---> Female DisplayPort-to-DVI Male Adapter ----> Female DVI PC Card.

I don't think one ever made though. Atleast I couldn't find it.

Asrock Z68 E4 Gen3 have displayport output. It seem that will be better way to go about it. But i have one question about Z68 mobos. Since my graphics card doesnt have displayport, so when one is playing games i will have to conect cable to graphic card also or it doesn't need?
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Asrock Z68 E4 Gen3 have displayport output. It seem that will be better way to go about it. But i have one question about Z68 mobos. Since my graphics card doesnt have displayport, so when one is playing games i will have to conect cable to graphic card also or it doesn't need?

You can not used the motherboard output ports for your gaming while using graphics card as your main Discrete GPU.

The monitor cable and connector must plugged to graphics card, to onboard video port is a no go.
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Originally Posted by Ken1649;15194873 
You can not used the motherboard output ports for your gaming while using graphics card as your main Discrete GPU.

The monitor cable and connector must plugged to graphics card, to onboard video port is a no go.

So DVI to Displayport is the only option then?
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Originally Posted by shanbcn;15204688 
So DVI to Displayport is the only option then?

Yes, but there is no Female DisplayPort-to-DVI Male Adapter available. You can only get the regular Male DisplayPort-to-DVI Female Adapter.
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Originally Posted by Ken1649;15204781 
Yes, but there is no Female DisplayPort-to-DVI Male Adapter available. You can only get the regular Male DisplayPort-to-DVI Female Adapter.

And is there any HDMI from PS3 to Displayport on monitor adaptor?

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Originally Posted by shanbcn;15206481 
And is there any HDMI from PS3 to Displayport on monitor adaptor?

thanks

Yes. The problem is you have to find the adapter with male-female, which is not available because you are doing it the other way around, in reverse so to speak.
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Originally Posted by Ken1649;15206527 
Yes. The problem is you have to find the adapter with male-female, which is not available because you are doing it the other way around, in reverse so to speak.

So only option left is to get graphics card with displayport output it seem frown.gif
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