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Dvi To Vga Question

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#1 Sterling14


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Posted 26 December 2006 - 01:36 PM

So I finally ordered a graphics card. It has a connection for DVI and for VGA. I was wondering would it better to use the VGA-DVI connector and use the DVI spot? My monitor has a VGA connection and I guess DVI is supposed to be better.

Also, this isn't that important but its something I've wondered, but can you put a PCI graphics card into a PCIex16 slot? Just something I've thought about for future computer experiences. There probably isn't any benefit in doing it, but I just want to know if it is possible. Thanks again.
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Posted 26 December 2006 - 02:41 PM

It wont make any difference if your monitor only supports vga, just use the vga port. If you ever decide to purchase a second monitor, make sure that it has DVI and comes with the dvi cable. These cables can be quite expensive.

Dont even try to place a PCI card into a PCIex16 slot .
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