Forum discussion tagged with external.
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    Question Can I have 3 external monitors connected to my laptop?

    Hi there, I currently have my HP laptop connected to 2 external monitors - but was wondering if I can add a 3rd. My current setup is: 1st display - Laptop (intel graphics card 520) 2nd display - 2560x1080 ultrawide via HDMI 3rd display - 1920x1080 monitor via mini displayport I was wondering...
  2. _Binz

    Solved! Laptop is using dedicated mic instead of external mic

    so my laptop at some point decided to use the dedicated mic instead of my headphone's mic, but the sound output did come from my headphone. i did noticed this problem when i was playing game with my friend via discord, he notice that my sound is worse than usual. at that time i tried to mute my...
  3. wormik

    Cables solution for audio setup

    Hello there! I'm trying to solve a problem with cables solution for my home audio setup. I have a computer internal sound card, external sound card, headphones and speakers and I need to connect it together, so it won't be necessary to switch cables everytime I want to play the guitar. First...
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    ASUS laptop works with external monitor but not with its own.

    Hello! A while ago my laptop monitor stopped working, but it is working just fine if you connect an external monitor. There is a backlight but no image, I have tried to upgrade BIOS and all the drivers but nothing seems to work... So I suppose it is a hardware problem, but what do you think...
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    External Gpu express card problem, no Mini PCIE, USB 3.0

    Hi Everybody, I'm an Italian Guy from Turin. There are some problem with my external graphic card adaptor. I've bought a Pci express card riser 1x 16x whith Usb 3.0, but i can't use express card or mini pci-e, because i haven't an express card slot or i can't reach the wireless card. It's under...
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    Lenovo Z50-70 External monitor problem.

    Hi, I have a Lenovo Z50-70 laptop(GeForce 840m 4gb, 8gb ram and i7). When I plug in my external monitor using VGA cable, it starts to flicker every 3-4 seconds(like its losing signal to laptop). I have latest Intel HD and Nvidia display drivers installed. I tried to attach the same monitor...
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    Lenovo w530, hooking up to ultra-wide display (single or dual monitors)

    Dear netters, I have a Lenovo W530, with a hard-wired nVidia card that cannot be replaced, and allows for a maximum external display resolution (per Lenovo's specs) of: 2560x1600 (DisplayPort)@60Hz; 2048x1536 (VGA)@75Hz; 1920x1200@60Hz (single-link DVI-D via cable 45J7915) I currently have one...
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    Lenovo z710 usb 3.0 external hdd disconnecting.

    Hello, I'm new to this community and decided to post this here since I'm out of ideas. It's my Lenovo Z710 on Windows 10. After I replaced my HDD with a SSD I put it in an external container that supports USB 3.0 but when I plug it in it keeps disconnecting and reconnecting all the time...
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    Connecting laptop to an external monitor ?

    Hey everyone I was wondering if I'm able to use an hdmi cable to connect my laptop to a external pc monitor using only an hdmi cable. Thank you!
  10. IrishLaad

    Laptop Audio Quality

    I currently have a laptop which has terrible sound coming from it. I first thought that it was just the speakers but when hooked it up to my desktop speakers or studio monitors (krk rokits) I discovered it must be the soundcard or something. Is it possible to buy an external one or something ...
  11. Myntekt

    Asus Xonar U7 vs Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi HD

    Hello, I want a sound card for my PC, but I don't really want to get an internal one, so getting one of those is out of the question. As of the other option, I'm not sure which one of the two sound cards has a better sound quality. I'm talking about the Asus Xonar U7 and the Creative Sound...
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    Upgrading the external GPU of a Sony Vaio Laptop

    Hi everyone, This is my first time posting here. I have a Sony Vaio laptop S series with (Nvidia GeForce GT 640M LE) as GPU which is not very satisfying, so i'm thinking of upgrading it to something like GTX 770M or at least better, as i know upgrading a laptop is a very delicate matter where...
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    Low output volume on external speaker. Any idea why?

    I got an external speaker for my tablet to use for navigation while driving (lots of road noise, so i need a lot of volume), but the problem is that my tablet, the venue 8, doesnt seem to supply enough signal to the external speaker. The speaker itself is powered externally, so its not a power...