I can’t seem to figure out what I’m doing wrong. I think that my Optiplex SFF should be able to send sound to the tv. Being as old as it is though, I’d imagine OP has moved on from that system by now anyway. It’s more than likely there isn’t any audio connection at all for the DP on this machine. I have confirmed the following: So if you’re connecting the second monitor to an onboard port, it’s not going to work.

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You’re interested only in the audio capabilities dell optiplex 780 displayport the HDMI functionality of the board in the case of diisplayport passive adapter ; or the audio capabilities of both the DP and the adapter in the case of an active adapter. You’d need something Core iX even first gen to have any audio out of the video outputs.

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I would like to have sound output via the displayport dell optiplex 780 displayport my tv, so that I don’t have to use displaypogt external speakers or headphones. Hi, That’s a screenshot of my available playback devices.

I found some info online which stated, “Every graphics card provides at least two outputs, with most motherboards also providing display output and cheap access to a second graphics card. Well the title really says it all.

I didn’t go the adapter route but bought a ooptiplex to HDMI cable and it works beautifully for audio and video. I believe I’ve purchased all of the correct cords, dongles, etc. In the quick setup for the Optiplexthere are only three video monitor connections. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Dell optiplex 780 displayport.

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Maybe you could post a screenshot. If you did a complete new optipoex, the required install sequence is 1 Install Windows 2 Install Intel motherboard drivers 3 Install device drivers such as the Dell sound drivers, video, ethernet, etc. Congrats to the Winners! Dell optiplex 780 displayport video is fine but the audio comes from the otiplex not the TV.

I believe that’s for the regular onboard audio. That’s a screenshot of my available playback devices.

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I’ve also looked at all of the device drivers and there are a number of Windows installed drivers Dell optiplex 780 displayport so, how do I add a graphics card? When you connect an adapter to a computer’s DP you’re not really connecting DP at all, if you’re using a passive adaper. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.

Not all DP devices support both video and audio. Everything’s fine, except the sound. Sort by Author Post time Ascending Descending.

It’s more than likely there isn’t any audio connection at all for the DP on this machine. Slot for SSD or only for wifi card?

Ron Forum Member since I am not a Dell employee. I’ve tried to hit detect and get nothing. Looks like you need to purchase a low profile 3rd party Video dell optiplex 780 displayport. Evening All, I’m wondering if someone could help me with dell optiplex 780 displayport problem I have with my Auto-suggest dixplayport you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

I have rebuilt the machine with Windows 7 and I am trying to using DisplayPort for video and audio. Rotate image Save Cancel. For Dell support videos click Here. The screenshot indicates you have no DP audio device either dieplayport or installed. I think that my Optiplex SFF should be able to send sound to the tv.