I have a Sapphire R9 295x2 and of course the same issues as noted in this thread. Seeing the above post I looked for the same adapter, but with a Mini-DisplayPort plug instead of the normal DP and found this:
I can confirm that the Rift CV1 works with my Asus HD7970 (DC2T-3GD5) using the Cable Matters (SKU 102028) DisplayPort to HDMI 4K adapter.
This card does not have any HDMI port, only 4 DP and 2 DVI (one DL).
I tried DVI to HDMI adapter (24+1) and a none 4K DP to HDMI adapter which did not work. Always green in Oculus SW and white LED on in the headset but no screen on or only the right eye with this white blurry pattern mentioned also in the thread.
I bought the Club DP to HDMI adapter and the Cable Matters DP to HDMI adapter to hook my LG C6 up to the DP, and the screen flickers and goes completely black every 10 seconds or so. I also get a pop up message telling me the PC is having difficulty communicating with the Oculus hardware. I've tried hooking this TV up to all 3 of the DP connectors on my GPU and they all do the same thing. I've actually had my LG C6 plugged in most of the day and never had any problems, but as soon as I start running something more graphics intensive, it all goes to hell. My only option now is to possibly using the Thunderbolt adapter, or keep switching my display and the Oculus out of the HDMI port.
Well, I got the Cable Matters and the Club3D DP to HDMI adapters in, and neither one will let me setup my Rift. If I plug my LG C6 into my PC when I power it on, nothing comes on the screen. If I switch it to HDMI, and remove the adapter, I get a picture. Once I'm in Windows and I switch back to the adapter, I get a picture.
The problems come when setting up my Rift. When I get to the part to setup the Touch, my screen flickers black, and when it stops, I have an error message telling me that it can't communicate with the Oculus hardware. I tried it with the adapter on the Rift, same thing.
My 980Ti are running SLI. Is all this compatible with SLI or should I remove the bridge and disable SLI? Also, if I do this, can I run each card independently so I can use the HDMI port on each card or will it only work hooked up to one GPU?
Bit new to this so apologies if this has been asked before but is the Oculus Rift hot plugable through the DP to HDMI adapter? What I mean is that can I plug it in while my PC is up and running as one would a USD device or must I shut down the PC and plug in the Oculus while the PC is off? I have a MSI GTX 980 Ti card (not sure if that matters).
Yes, even if you've already started the Oculus software. In fact, it will tell you that it can't find the headset and ask you to plug it in :open_mouth: Works the same with the cameras, but the software will only request for one to be plugged in, even if you own to, like when you have the Touch Controllers.
Thanks for the feedback, I was wondering if the same were true when using the adapter but another user said they'd lost monitors from hot-plugging so I'd rather be safe. Which is a pain because I can't keep the oculus in the whole time.
I would suggest detaching the Headset, Camara(s), and Bluetooth Dongle for the Xbox Controller when not in use. It only uses power, and may prematurely burn some components out, if they are always attached and running.
I can't recall ever having an issue with attaching them after the Oculus SW has already been started.
I can't say much about what "another user" has reported. Maybe he bought the wrong adapter; maybe his was simply defective. When somebody like Skatezilla, who I know knows what he's saying is correct, reports on something, if someone who I don't know from a whole in the ground contradicts what SZ stated, I'd need some pretty convincing evidence to believe it.
This thread is great, but a little confusing. I hope someone can give me advice on my setup. I have a GTX 1080 Ti (Gigabyte Gaming OC version), it has 3xDP, 1xHDMI, 1xDVI-D. Monitor is in DP, Rift is in HDMI right now. But I plan to get a 4K HDR TV, so how should I go about configuring that? I don't believe there are any DP to HDMI adapters that do 4k+HDR, right? So the rift is going to have to have an adapter, is there any option that gives no performance/quality loss?
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