Sorry for all the pictures, I need the answers quick and working ones so this can work and I can start playing Arma haha! It shows a HDMI input and a VGA input on the back of the desktop. Does it require both? What's the meaning of VGA and HDMI? I'd like to get this up and running quick.
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Only use one or the other connection, not both. The images show you using a VGA cable, but it's plugged into the onboard graphics port on the board. You need to plug into the outupts on the video card, you may need a DVI to VGA adapter or a DVI cable from the ports on the graphics card to the monitor.
The video card is lower down on the case, with ports running side-to-side across it. I can see two of them in the second to last picture posted.
This is what a DVI cable looks like (your monitor has one DVI port to the left of the VGA)
that the motherboard connector, look like it should be a gpu. can you take a full pic of the back of the computer?