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Vive Pro setup not detecting DisplayPort connection


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Purchased new laptop and new Vive Pro and cannot get the display port connection recognized during setup.


Laptop is an MSI GS73VR which has both a MiniDisplay 1.2 port and a Thunderbolt 3 port. 

I have a direct cable connection from the MiniDisplay 1.2 port to the Vive link box, no adapters.


No matter how i disconnect, reconnect, etc it does not detect the display port connection.


Is this cable supported? https://www.bestbuy.com/site/apple-1-6-thunderbolt-cable-white/7944078.p?skuId=7944078  



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Hi , 

Surprisingly enough, Apple branded thunderbolt cables are actually not DisplayPort 1.2+ compatible and thus are incompatible with the Pro despite sharing the same mDP style headers. 


We're semi-officially recommending the 3 foot version of this cable as it's affordable and we've yet to have a report of it not working. 

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