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can it work?
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Originally Posted by robert125381 View Post
can it work?
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/27...assive-adapter

To make a long story short, don't bother. Active adapters are only about $20-30.
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i already bought a passive and want to know if i can make it work?
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If you already have it in your hands, why not try it?
    
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Originally Posted by PwrElec View Post
If you already have it in your hands, why not try it?
It won't work since display port doesn't pass DVI signals.
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Oh, and btw, before anyone comes in and says passive DP to VGA can work, they're wrong. Every single DP to VGA adapter is active, You can't convert purely digital signal to purely analog signal without an active adapter. So even though some say they are passive, all DP to VGA are active.
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