do i need to hook up my monitor to my video card or my motherboard Tags: Graphics Graphics Cards Motherboards Monitors Last response: February 4, 2014 3:31 PM in Graphics & Displays Share ZombieBunny February 4, 2014 3:23:49 PM I purchased a monitor and i was wondering if i should hook up the monitor to the graphics card or the mobo and why should i hook up the monitor to one of the other also if i use a vga to dvi adapter will it affect performance at all? More about : hook monitor video card motherboard ahmeday2012 a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard February 4, 2014 3:26:03 PM Hook it up to the video card, it is better and use dvi. Its the next generation display port after vga. Hope that helps m 0 l ZombieBunny February 4, 2014 3:27:45 PM ahmeday2012 said:Hook it up to the video card, it is better and use dvi. Its the next generation display port after vga. Hope that helps why is it better? and if i use a vga to dvi adapter will there be a performance hit? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ahmeday2012 a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard February 4, 2014 3:31:19 PM ZombieBunny said:ahmeday2012 said:Hook it up to the video card, it is better and use dvi. Its the next generation display port after vga. Hope that helps why is it better? and if i use a vga to dvi adapter will there be a performance hit? Video card has better performance than internal graphics and the reason dvi is better to use than vga is... check this youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMVDejZH4kw Hope it helps m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Best video card with hdmi to hook up to a 52" LCD 1080p monitor for watching mov Forum SolvedPower supply and video card wont hook up Forum I just bought an Asus Sabertooth and a R9 290X. Hooked them up, connected the video card to my monitor and, the pc boots up bu Forum Solvedwhat would i need to hook up a third monitor to my tv through displayport? Forum Can I hook up three monitors with two different video cards? Forum How do I hook up three monitors with two video cards? Forum SolvedGetting 3 monitors need help working out how to hook them up. Forum Can't get a monitor to hook up to my lapop. I'm trying to hook it up through vga, and it says "video 4 vga" but it won't show Forum Solvedwill my graphics card render monitors hooked up to my motherboard Forum SolvedI would like to hook up 3 monitors to my graphics card and game. Can I do it? Forum SolvedNeed help on hooking up 3 monitors to one graphics card Forum SolvedBought monitors for a surround view system. What do I need to hook it all up and how do I go about doing it? Forum SolvedPower hook up to video card Forum Need Help Hooking Up Video Card Forum SolvedMSI H87M-G43 motherboard can accomodate 3 monitors. Do I need video card(s) too? Forum Monitors wont come on when Video card is hooked up. Forum Hooking up 1 monitor to multiple video cards Forum Am I correct on how to hook up this video card? Forum SolvedHooking up Graphics card to monitor Forum SolvedIs it possible to hook up my laptop to my computer/monitor so I can switch between the two? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !