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New Monitor?

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#1 drazia


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Posted 12 September 2007 - 07:26 PM

Hey, Ive got a pretty old monitor, a Phillips 107T and i'm planning on buying a new graphics card soon and i was wondering weather it would be necessary to buy a new monitor too?

Heres the card:

MSI 8600GT Silent edition 256MB DVI HDTV PCI-E Graphics Card
Graphics Bus Technology: PCI Express
Memory Amount: 256MB
Memory Interface: 128-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec): 22.4
Fill Rate (Billion pixels/sec): 8.64
RAMDACs (MHz): 400
Core Clock: 540MHz
Memory Clock: 1400MHz
Dual-link DVI Support
HDTV Support
TV-out + Dual DVI Connectors
Heat-Pipe Cooling Solution

Product Description MSI NX8600GT-T2D256EZ - graphics adapter - GF 8600 GT - 256 MB
Device Type Graphics adapter
Interface Type PCI Express x16
Graphics Processor / Vendor NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT
Core Clock Speed 540 MHz
RAMDAC Clock Speed 400 MHz
API Supported OpenGL 2.0, DirectX 9.0c, DirectX 10
Video Memory Installed ( Max ) 256 MB - GDDR3 SDRAM
Video Output 2048 x 1536 / 85 Hz
Max Monitors Supported 2
TV Interface HDTV out

Thanks :thumbsup:

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#2 mand0


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Posted 12 September 2007 - 08:28 PM

So you are going from one 8600GT to another 8600GT?

Looks like both of those video cards only have a DVI connection and that monitor is VGA only. You'll need a DVI to VGA adapter.

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