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 720 V Motherboard a c 935 U Graphics card a b 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. 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. Related resources CPU/ MoBo Question - Forum Mobo /Case compatibility question .. - Forum A question about load line calibration level 1 on asrock mobo - Forum Properly detailed question 4 quick mobo answer Please - Forum Question about is this mobo - 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. 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 Tohst April 22, 2011 7:53:10 PM Best answer selected by Tohst. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMobo -GPU question ForumMOBO overheating question ForumMobo psu question ForumMobo /Graphics compatibility question ForumQuestion about upgrading cpu (video editing + gaming) + which mobo ForumStock mobo question ForumAsus MoBo question ForumQuestion on Gigabyte G1.Sniper M3 Micro ATX Mobo ForumOverclocking MOBO Question ForumDDR3 1600 RAM / Mobo Compatibility (and Overclocking) Question : ForumSATA and mobo question ForumBudget Build - Mobo Question ForumQuestion regarding current PSU and mobo /CPU upgrade ForumQuestion about ArctiClean used on mobo socket LGA2011 pins. ForumCrossfire question is my mobo rdy? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !