What cord for my monitor to display my screen...?

Just got my custom built computer from the shop (I ordered all the parts), but I have one problem. It won't display on my monitor. I tried using a vga cable but it didn't display. What cord do I need?


My build:

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/xgW5
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/xgW5/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/xgW5/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Cooler: Xigmatek GAIA SD1283 56.3 CFM CPU Cooler
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LE PLUS ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
Memory: Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Ed 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card
Case: NZXT Gamma Classic (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case
Power Supply: Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 500W ATX12V Power Supply
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer


Thanks... :D

-Victor
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More about what cord monitor display screen
  1. It has a DVI and a HDMI port.

    You can get DVI to VGA adaptors if your monitor only has a VGA port.
  2. so expensive D:...i wanna buy from amazon
  3. Are you plugging into the plugs on the video card or the motherboard?


    Stupid question but it's one many people make.
  4. getochkn said:
    Are you plugging into the plugs on the video card or the motherboard?

    The videocard should have come with a DVI-VGA adapter to plug into the video card, then a VGA cord.


    I didn't see any plugs that came with the video card or even a vga cord.
  5. I'm american D:
  6. uh ok ill try that i guess...wondering though, why do I need that cord? Why can't this all connect with a regular hdmi cable or a vga cable?
  7. I stole the vga from my moms computer so I'm guessing I need a vga cord as well?
  8. u dont need a cord. u can use ur vga cord. and plug it into that adapter.
  9. yes.

    :D
  10. yay ok..ill get a vga cable and the adapter too...wish me luck :X...I tend to have bad luck with technology. It took me 3-4 different builds to finally get a working one... sigh.
  11. er. if u already have a vga cable why buy one?

    u just need ur old vga cable and that adapter :)

    no luck needed
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