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Dual monitors: DisplayPort monitor going to sleep when dual

Post by Zeno » Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:49 pm

I bought this DisplayPort wire plus this Dell monitor. Previously, my dual screen setup worked. Now with this new setup, the new Dell monitor (primary) connected via DisplayPort will go to sleep when in Extend view. If I do Clone view, it works. The other monitor is connected via DVI.

My video card is the Radeon HD 5850.

Any ideas? Thanks.
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Post by scobywhru » Tue Jan 07, 2014 8:37 pm

losing sync or something else wrong with the monitor or video card? not sure how to test, I would suggest asking dell support for a little help.
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Post by scobywhru » Wed Jan 08, 2014 5:25 pm

see if you can log the display settings and see if they change it might be a bad cable as well
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