Help with a GPU

I am about to build a new computer and was looking at the graphics card I was going to buy ( when I noticed it doesnt have a VGA port to connect to my monitor. I did notice two other connectors on it though, which I believe are DVI connectors, I looked on the back of my monitor and it does have a DVI port. This may be a really simple question, but I just wanted to make sure that I could connect the graphics card to the monitor via the DVI port?
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  1. Actually Im not sure what I have..when you go to the link and view the picture that shows the different ports on the back..I have the port on the bottom right. I thought that was DVI but Im not sure
  2. Hi

    The bottom right port would be a DVI port, you can easily purchase a DVI to DVI cable and connect your monitor straight to the card, and it will work perfectly ;)

    best of luck!
  3. Yes that card should have all the ports you need, from what I can see it has:

    1 x single-link DVI (up to 1920 x 1200, standard DVI cable)
    1 x dual-link DVI (for resolutions above 1920 x 1200, also requires a dual-link cable)
    1 x HDMI
    1 x displayport

    All these outputs will give you a superior image quality compared to VGA, nobody uses VGA anymore unless you have a very old PC or monitor.
  4. Thanks so much guys! Which type of connection will give me the best resolution and is overall best to use for a better picture?
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