DVI adapter on a VGA only monitor Tags: Flat Panel Monitors DVI VGA Cable Monitors Peripherals Last response: February 27, 2013 3:07 AM in Computer Peripherals Share Asbk February 26, 2013 8:50:05 PM I have an LCD monitor that only has a VGA slot and i want to use a DVI cable, would plugging an adapter into the monitor vga slot and using a dvi cable work or would buying a dvi and vga cable also work? More about : dvi adapter vga monitor kenrivers February 27, 2013 3:07:48 AM The adapter should work. The DVI to VGA cable is a little more expensive but saves the hassle of the adapter and is one less connect to bother with using. http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... Just make sure you get the right DVI connection. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDual monitor setup, what adapter do I buy? DVI-D/DVI-I to VGA Forum SolvedIs it better to use a VGA/DVI-D adapter or go straight VGA cord for a monitor? Forum SolvedCan I use a DVI-D ( dual link ) to VGA adapter in DVI-I ( dual link ) port in a graphics card, to connect the monitor (VGA) Forum SolvedConnecting gpu and monitor with vga to hdmi adapter/cabel vs vga to dvi ? Forum SolvedCan i use a DVI to VGA converter to have better quality with monitor only suppoting VGA output Forum Mobo doesn't have vga port; monitor doest show anything from connecting to gpu with dvi to vga adapter. Forum SolvedCant get my monitor to work with DVI-D to VGA adapter Forum SolvedVGA Monitor, Only DVI-D and HDMI Port Forum SolvedThree Monitors - DVI-D to VGA adapter? Forum SolvedOnly 2 ports in the video card are DVI ports and my monitor has VGA port Forum does conncting the monitor and gpu via an vga to dvi adapter results in loss of performance by the gpu? Forum Solvedi have a graphics card with DVI ports but my monitor has a VGA cable only Forum SolvedQuestions: VGA only LCD Monitor on DVI-I port Forum DVI to VGA adapter not working with my old VGA monitor Forum Monitor will not go to sleep/"Check Signal Cable" box instead of Standby on Radeon 7850 via DVI-VGA adapter Forum Monitor blurry when using a DVI-VGA adapter Forum Monitor no signal via DVI-VGA Adapter Forum HDMI / DVI to VGA only Monitor Forum SolvedDual Monitor Setup Won't Work With 2 VGA-DVI-I Adapters Forum SolvedEyefinity with radeon r9 270x with three monitors that are only vga and dvi Forum More resources Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !