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Displaylink

Post by alcatraz » Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:24 pm

Hi all,

I am having an issue when my laptop is connected via a dock using displaylink.
The display is dark, barely visible.
Changing the brightness in game settings doesn't make a difference. It just stays the same.

Running Win10 pro 1909, game is set to use MX250 card, connected to the dock via USB3.

I am already running latest drivers.

Thanks,
alc

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Re: Displaylink

Post by blast » Tue Jul 14, 2020 9:20 pm

You'd be better off using one of the display output ports that are connected to your actual graphics hardware. (There are also USB Type-C docks that can use the alternate DisplayPort or HDMI modes of some Type-C ports, though you'd have to know what the dock uses and what the computer supports.) DisplayLink is going to act like a separate graphics adapter and it sounds like there's a various problems getting accelerated 3D graphics working with them. You could try these workarounds:
https://support.plugable.com/t/nvidia-g ... 10/16278/4
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Re: Displaylink

Post by alcatraz » Wed Jul 15, 2020 8:16 am

Thanks blast.

I confirm, when using a USB-C dock, which does passthrough, the issue is not present.
I am stuck with this dock for now.

This can be closed.

Thanks,
alc

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