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    Failing my son ... someone help a father plz

    My son got a vive for xmas. I have rogue with i7 and 960gpu. Computer should be fine to run vive. I need to have 2 HDMI on the gpu. Mine has 1. so i picked up a dvi cable so that would run monitor and the hdmi from vive would use hdmi slot on gpu.

    I have no outpit from dvi. I ordered a DisplayPort to DisplayPort 1.2 Adapter Cable M/M to go from vive to gpu so therefore hdmi to monitor.

    any ideas why dvi did not work out to monitor? worried card is bad

    Will i have the same problem with DisplayPort to DisplayPort 1.2 Adapter Cable M/M?

    Am i missing anything?

    Thanks and Happy New Year

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    Sorry to hear that as no father wants to fail there children
    I don't know for sure but a 960 sounds like a minimal requirement for VR. Hope that works out for your son.
    DVI cable should work on monitor to 1080p, DVI-D supports higher resolution but not 4K
    Displayport, DP has become the preferred standard as it supports up to 4k at 60hz and should also be fine for monitor

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    There are several DVI cables -Look at the card and look at the cable. they have to match-did you get one of those DVI adapters with your 960?

    Been there done that. Good luck

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    Download and run the steam *VR test. You may just be a bit on the weak side.*
    Also when you start introducing adapters it’s asking for problems. *

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    So it was the DVI cable i learned not all are created equal. But the display port i had overnighted worked and he is very happy. I will check the FPS but he says its fine.
    Thanks all for your input
    Meankeys ... nice call

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    NP - Glad I could help

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    Excellent, if he says it's fine best to let him play and be happy

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