By consolidating the internal and external signaling methods, DisplayPort enables the introduction of “direct drive” digital monitors, resulting in the most efficient means possible for delivering flat panel display technology to end users. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: This was helpful 0. Also the cost of anything being made in silicon falls very fast when the economics of the massive consumer market gets involved. Do I just need a “display port to hdmi” adapter? As soon as i switch off TV, windows is unable to detect the second display even if I switch on the TV. I have the same question 4.

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I would have guessed it was doing this as it was trying to pass sound via HDMI, however, I was under the impression DisplayPort does not pass sound. HDMI seems to be winning the standards race.

The DisplayPort has the capability latituds provide a scalable digital display interface with optional audio and high-definition content protection HDCP capability for broad usage within business, enterprise, and consumer applications.

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DisplayPort uses a smaller connector than DVI, so thin notebooks benefit from the new connector. In the article it mentions “As process geometriees get smaller, DisplayPort is also easier than HDMI latirude integrate and implement in silicon. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.


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Using DisplayPort on Dell e with HDMI Adapter = No Sound – Ars Technica OpenForum

Why would they put it on the back of my new computer if I shouldn’t make use of it? The interface is designed to support both internal and external digital display connections. displayporrt

Mag-LiteSep 12, It didn’t and I had to use a converter which I thought was a waste. CNET’s computer newbies forum is a great resource for new computer users to find solutions to their computer problems. Latitued Sep 25, 1: When you use System Restore to restore the computer to a previous state, programs and updates that you have installed after that date are removed.

Your name or email address: If I double click on the volume control icon, in the very lower left hand corner of the box it says “IDT Audio”. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

Thank you e65000 helping us maintain CNET’s great community. Nov 14, Posts: JitendraTrivedi Created on March 12, I still feel that I should be able to unmute the analog sound.

Is there some setup for the displayport or a means of troubleshooting it? Please feel free to reply in case you face any other issues with Windows in future.


Using DisplayPort on Dell e6400 with HDMI Adapter = No Sound

The reason I think that the DisplayPort is on the computer is that Dell is one of the supporters of that connector. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: But are you sure that using that port is going to give you that much better viewing?

DisplayPort is also suitable for connectivity between high definition content applications such as optical disc players, mobile devices, personal video recorders, and TVs.

DellswapnajanSep 12, Reboot your computer displahport apply the changes, if necessary.

Windows 7 x64 dell latitude e6500 dual display, display port problem

I tried just now for the 1st time to use the display port on my E using a Dell displayport to DVI adapter. Niranjan Manjhi Replied on March 17, This is what I read: So, what do you think about the docking station – Dell This site in other languages x. Already on the latest display drivers released for Win7 for my laptop This works only for the current e600 session.