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Originally Posted by lattyware View Post

As to HDMI cables, a different cable won't affect your picture quality - a truly terrible cable might cause serious issues (like lines across the screen, blocks of colour, etc...) but it wouldn't cause image quality degredation - it's digital, either the signal gets through, or it doesn't. When it doesn't, it'd be quite clear, not some slight quality issue.
Depends on the length of cable and the generation of cable/connectors with HDMI. Older varieties of the HDMI standard had snowflaking on 2m+ cable lengths. This thanks to some morons who thought that a digital bus didn't need error correction.
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
Depends on the length of cable and the generation of cable/connectors with HDMI. Older varieties of the HDMI standard had snowflaking on 2m+ cable lengths. This thanks to some morons who thought that a digital bus didn't need error correction.
As I say, it's an obvious error, not quality degredation.
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post #13 of 14
My monitor only have DVI, so that is what I use. The picture is great. Honestly in a double blind situation I think most people would have trouble telling the difference between VGA and anything else.
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post #14 of 14
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Originally Posted by Mygaffer View Post
My monitor only have DVI, so that is what I use. The picture is great. Honestly in a double blind situation I think most people would have trouble telling the difference between VGA and anything else.
Having actually hooked up two monitors, one digitally with DVI and one analog with VGA, I can say there is a clear visible difference. It's nothing massive, mainly sharpness on text. If you don't have the option, VGA isn't terrible or anything, but for the price of a cable (presuming you are buying online and not spending £80 on the high street) it's worth it.
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