[CentOS] Intel Displayport on Centos 7

Sat Jan 31 18:34:32 UTC 2015
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Sat, January 31, 2015 12:22 pm, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:21:07 -0500
> Lamar Owen wrote:
>> I like the full-size DisplayPort connector the best of any video
>> connector I've dealt with,
> Thanks!
> I'm waiting to see if my current monitor actually dies.  It's an Asus
> 1920x1200 monitor that I like rather a lot, but it occasionally acts a bit
> flaky when coming back out of sleep mode.  (The screen fills with a white
> brick-like pattern, but when I turn the monitor off and back on again it
> works perfectly once again.  It has gone weeks between episodes of this,
> and it's done it two or three times a day -- very inconsistent.)
> If this monitor actually does die, I'm thinking that I'll replace it with
> a 2560x1440 monitor, but the built-in Intel video controller on my
> motherboard apparently supports that resolution only on the Displayport
> connector; the DVI port maxes out at 1920x1200.

There also exists "dual link" DVI port: DVI-D. Also: reading wikipedia page:


I see that single link DVI supports up to WQUXGA (3,840 × 2,400) @ 17 Hz
(164 MHz) whereas dual link DVI supports up to WQUXGA (3,840 × 2,400) @ 33
Hz with GTF blanking (2 × 159 MHz)


> I guess I can purchase the higher resolution monitor without fear if I
> need it, and I sincerely appreciate your recommendation for a video card
> too!
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Valeri Galtsev
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