Solved Monitor to GPU or Mobo? DVI or VGA? Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs DVI Monitors VGA Graphics Last response: June 29, 2012 12:03 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Firedrops June 29, 2012 9:52:23 AM As stated, this is my first build and I'm wondering whether I should connect my Monitor to GPU or Mobo, and DVI or VGA? Monitor: Dell u2412M GPU: XFX 7850 DD Mobo: MSI Z77A-GD65 CPU: i5-3570k Thanks in advance ! More about : monitor gpu mobo dvi vga Best solution Rustyy117 a c 125 U Graphics card a b C Monitor June 29, 2012 10:13:44 AM Hi Definitely connect the monitor to the GPU (rather than the motherboard) via DVI for best performance. Firedrops June 29, 2012 12:03:23 PM Best answer selected by Firedrops. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumDVI to VGA not working? ForumGeforce 7600GT not working with DVI but boots in safe mode using VGA ForumUpon connection of dvi-vga converter monitor instantly on standby ForumYet another dvi-vga converter problem ForumArtifacts using DVI , none with VGA adaptor? ForumVga monitor dvi graphics card? ForumMonitor blurry when using a DVI-VGA adapter ForumPlugging 3 monitors to a double VGA ( DVI ) GPU ForumDoes your mobo need two VGA ports to use 2 monitors? ForumMonitor onl has VGA , Grpahics card has DVI , HDMI and display port ForumHelp deciding whether to use HDMI or DVI (TV as monitor ) ForumDVI vs VGA ForumVGA vs DVI explantion, AMD 64X2 price drop? Forum"No signal DVI " displayed on Monitor ForumDVI-VGA GPU Question ForumLaptop with DisplayPort/ VGA to 2 monitors withHDMI/D-SUB/ DVI -D ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !