Solved Mobo question Tags: Motherboards Comm Port Graphics Cards Monitors Product Last response: April 22, 2011 7:53 PM in Motherboards Share Tohst April 22, 2011 5:53:39 AM I have a VGA only monitor, could i hook it up to this mobo? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... this board only has a serial/COM port, what does that do? And i am getting a graphics card with this, could i plug my monitor into there and call it good? More about : mobo question Best solution rolli59 a c 1131 V Motherboard a c 1392 U Graphics card a c 103 C Monitor April 22, 2011 9:44:53 AM That motherboard has no onboard GPU so you will need a discrete one. Most graphics cards today come with adapters (if they don't have VGA port) so you can hook up to monitor on VGA. Share misry April 22, 2011 7:50:19 PM COM ports are what there was before USB. The 15-pin monitor plug won't fit in the 9-pin serial port. If it could you would likely blow both. m 0 l Related resources Question about the sound of my MOBO - Forum OEM Version and new MOBO question... - Forum Question about PSU and MOBO.... - Forum Quick question for how Ram is "optimized" for certain MOBO chipsets - Forum I got a mobo that supports DDR3 1333/1600/1866/2133/2400(OC) ram. My question is... - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer omnipanzer April 22, 2011 7:51:37 PM ^ What Rolli said. "this board only has a serial/COM port, what does that do?" Ignore it, that is for legacy tech. m 0 l Tohst April 22, 2011 7:52:44 PM omnipanzer said:^ What Rolli said. "this board only has a serial/COM port, what does that do?" Ignore it, that is for legacy tech. haha thanks m 0 l Tohst April 22, 2011 7:53:10 PM Best answer selected by Tohst. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedRAM with MOBO; quick question Forum SolvedDual Storage (SDD + HDD) Drive Setup - MoBo SATA Question Forum Solvedafter I've built my PC what's next. also question about mobo Forum SolvedAMD mobo question Forum SolvedQuestion about CM Storm Trooper case...Fan's behind mobo? Forum SolvedH87 Mobo question Forum Solvedgigabyte MOBO question Forum SolvedCrucial question - CPU + Mobo Forum SolvedMight be a dumb question.... CPU & Mobo Forum SolvedQuestion Regarding Mobo n SLI Forum SolvedQuick question about my fans/mobo connection Forum Solvedddr3 mobo compatibility question Forum SolvedMobo fan control question Forum Solvedmobo comptabiliy question Forum SolvedMobo pcie bandwith question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !