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Hackintosh Dual Monitor Issues

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Motherboard
Q77
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i7-3770
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RX-480 8GB
Hey all, this is my first post, so bear with me!

I've been running my current setup for about 6 months and I'm super happy with it!
I followed this guide https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/...orking-and-easily-affordable-customac.224812/

Specifications:
HP 8300 Elite
i7-3770 @ 3.4ghz
16GB DDR3 RAM
EVGA GTX 1050ti 4GB
Q77 Chipset
MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5
Latest version of Clover

The GTX 1050ti has 3 ports; DisplayPort, HDMI, and DVI
I am using two LG LED monitors (24EN33 and 24EN43 if it matters).
One is connected using an HDMI cable, and the other using a DP to VGA adapter from the 1050ti to the monitor.

My issue is that the left monitor kind of flickers and has bands of flickering light horizontally through the display. However, if I unplug the HDMI from the right (working) monitor, the left monitor works great! It seems that it only flickers when both monitors are running.

Any ideas? I know the 1050ti has enough juice to power both, so what's the deal? I've tried swapping cables around, and no dice.
 
Joined
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Motherboard
HP Z240
CPU
I5 6600/c236
Graphics
GTX 1060
Mac
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Mobile Phone
Android, iOS
Hey all, this is my first post, so bear with me!

I've been running my current setup for about 6 months and I'm super happy with it!
I followed this guide https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/...orking-and-easily-affordable-customac.224812/

Specifications:
HP 8300 Elite
i7-3770 @ 3.4ghz
16GB DDR3 RAM
EVGA GTX 1050ti 4GB
Q77 Chipset
MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5
Latest version of Clover

The GTX 1050ti has 3 ports; DisplayPort, HDMI, and DVI
I am using two LG LED monitors (24EN33 and 24EN43 if it matters).
One is connected using an HDMI cable, and the other using a DP to VGA adapter from the 1050ti to the monitor.

My issue is that the left monitor kind of flickers and has bands of flickering light horizontally through the display. However, if I unplug the HDMI from the right (working) monitor, the left monitor works great! It seems that it only flickers when both monitors are running.

Any ideas? I know the 1050ti has enough juice to power both, so what's the deal? I've tried swapping cables around, and no dice.
The problem is the vga, your monitor doesn’t have a dvi?
 
Joined
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Motherboard
Q77
CPU
i7-3770
Graphics
RX-480 8GB
it does! I'm not sure if my GTX 1050ti has a VGA output, but if it does, I'll try and scrounge up a VGA cable and test it! If not, I might just have to pony up for a DP to VGA adapter
 
Joined
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Motherboard
HP Z240
CPU
I5 6600/c236
Graphics
GTX 1060
Mac
MacBook, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, Mac Pro
Mobile Phone
Android, iOS
it does! I'm not sure if my GTX 1050ti has a VGA output, but if it does, I'll try and scrounge up a VGA cable and test it! If not, I might just have to pony up for a DP to VGA adapter
I did a two monitor setup with your card, 1 monitor 2560x1440 over dvi + 1 monitor 4k via dp, vga is not supported on mac os
 
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I did a two monitor setup with your card, 1 monitor 2560x1440 over dvi + 1 monitor 4k via dp, vga is not supported on mac os
Oh that's right, I forgot that VGA support was dropped.
Well shoot.

I don't think my card has a DVI output. I'm currently using a DP to VGA cable, so the computer and card thinks it's going to a DisplayPort input on the monitor. Would it make a difference if I used a DP to DVI cable?
 
Joined
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Messages
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Motherboard
HP Z240
CPU
I5 6600/c236
Graphics
GTX 1060
Mac
MacBook, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, Mac Pro
Mobile Phone
Android, iOS
Oh that's right, I forgot that VGA support was dropped.
Well shoot.

I don't think my card has a DVI output. I'm currently using a DP to VGA cable, so the computer and card thinks it's going to a DisplayPort input on the monitor. Would it make a difference if I used a DP to DVI cable?
Should be fine cause dp and dvi have both digital signal, if the monitor have hdmi dp to hdmi works fine
 
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