Supported Configurations for Three Displays

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Compatibility

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01/11/2019

In most cases, the following configuration options support three independent displays:

Active Display 1 Active Display 2 Active Display 3
DisplayPort* DisplayPort HDMI*
DVI
VGA
DisplayPort
Built-in display
DisplayPort
HDMI
DVI
VGA
DisplayPort
HDMI
DVI
VGA
Built-in display
DisplayPort
HDMI
DVI
VGA
Built-in display
DisplayPort
HDMI
DVI
VGA
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)

Considerations for built-in display type

  • To check if your built-in display uses an Embedded DisplayPort (eDP) or LVDS connector type:
    1. From the Windows* desktop, press the Ctrl, Alt, and F12 keys simultaneously.
    2. If prompted, select Advanced Mode application mode.
    3. Select Options and Support.
    4. Change System Information to Built-in Display.
    5. Check the Connector Type field.
  • Built-in display uses connector types: eDP off the chipset or LVDS.
  • Built-in display uses eDP off a mobile processor.

Supported configurations

For the following graphics products, most combinations of HDMI, DVI, VGA, DisplayPort (DP), Embedded DP (eDP), and Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi) support three independent displays:

  • Intel® UHD Graphics 605/610/620/630
  • Intel® HD Graphics 610/615/620/630
  • Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 640/650/655
  • Intel® HD Graphics 500/505/510/515/520/530
  • Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 540/550/580
  • Intel® HD Graphics 6000/5500
  • Intel® Iris® Graphics 6100/6200
  • Intel® HD Graphics 4200/4400/4600/5000
  • Intel® Iris® Graphics 5100/5200

The following combinations are not supported:

Unsupported Configurations
Active Display 1 Active Display 2 Active Display 3
HDMI HDMI HDMI
DVI DVI DVI
HDMI HDMI DVI
HDMI DVI DVI


For the following graphics products:

  • Intel HD Graphics 4000/2500 of 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
  • Intel HD Graphics of Intel® Pentium® Processors 2000/G2000/G2100 series
  • Intel HD Graphics of Intel® Celeron® Processors 1000/G1000 series
The following configurations support three independent displays:
  • If two of the displays are DisplayPort monitors
  • If one of the displays is Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
  • If the built-in display is an Embedded DisplayPort1 (eDP)