do i need to hook up my monitor to my video card or my motherboard

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?
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  1. Hook it up to the video card, it is better and use dvi. Its the next generation display port after vga.

    Hope that helps
  2. 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?
  3. 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 :D
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