Display Port Cable - Shorting out the card/mobo?

Discussion in 'Video Cards' started by Sean, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. Sean

    Sean [H] for Life

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    I just found that my DisplayPort cable has been shorting out my video card and board. Anyone else have something like this happen?
     
  2. XTF

    XTF Gawd

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    Why do you think it did?
     
  3. Kamainae

    Kamainae [H]Lite

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    Check for continuity on the pin 20
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    If it is connected, thats the cause, I had to get rid of them on two of my cables, you can use a pair of tiny plyers or tweezers to pul the pin.

    Good luck.
     
  4. CompMage

    CompMage Gawd

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    Personally I've done everything I can to stop using DP. The cables tend to be really flimsy, have a hard time holding in and I've had 2 of them rip them self apart completely.