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Old 04-01-2008, 11:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i wanna know if i have a dvi and vga connections in the back of my monitor and a dvi video card, do i just need to hook the dvi cord to the back of my monitor and connect it to my dvi video card and thats it, or what

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You're correct. The VGA connection on the back of the monitor is just an option, for those who have VGA connections on their graphic card, and/or they don't have a DVI adapter/cable.



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Yes. All you need is DVI-to-DVI. You can leave the VGA port alone.

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thanx again guys :]
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