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

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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?
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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
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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?

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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 :D 

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