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Old 05-19-2005, 09:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just got a new LCD Monitor and it only came with a VGA cable, should I get a DVI Cable or is there no real big difference between the two, also if I have VGA to DVI converters will it work just as well as an actual DVI cable or not?
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Old 05-19-2005, 09:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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well you could get an adapter for dvi to vga, they work just fine for plugging vga into dvi, but you can't convert the analog signal to digital. I don't really know what you're asking and I am sorry I was unable to totally answer your question.
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I guess I'm asking if I use the DVI to VGA connectors it will work like a true DVI cable, but i guess not. So should I just get a DVI cable?
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yeah. The adapter only converts the digital signal to analog which you won't have hdtv and stuff like that with it
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Alright I guess I'll just get a DVI cable for it, but does anyone know a good place to get one for cheap, I looked at best buy and they are like 50 bucks...
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try online. i haven't bought a dvi cable yet so i don't know. but i always buy stuff online because it is normally way cheaper
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