Connect one monitor via display port. Judging from previous issues by other users it's the favorite port on many rigs.
According to Intel® Core™ i7-6700 Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Product Specifications your processor can handle
- Graphics Output eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
- 4K Support Yes, at 60Hz
- Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡ 4096x2304@24Hz
- Max Resolution (DP)‡ 4096x2304@60Hz
- Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡ 4096x2304@60Hz
Anything useful at Advanced configuration / Integrated Graphics Conﬁguration?
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I understand you would like to know if the DVI port that comes in your MSI Z170A GAMING PRO Carbon Z170 motherboard supports or not 2560x1440 screen resolution.
According to MSI* website the DVI that comes in the motherboard supports up to 1920x1200@60Hz. You can confirm that on this link under the Onboard Graphics section https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/Z170A-GAMING-PRO-CARBON.html#hero-specification
The HDMI port support a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24Hz, 2560x1600@60Hz.
Let me know if you have or not any other inquiry.