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which one do you use and why? which is better heard they were both the same. currently im using HDMI cause i never had a GPU that would do it and now i do so im using it, lol . any disadvantages to using HDMI over DVI and vise versa? thanks.
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Nope. No difference than carrying audio on HDMI.
 
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post #3 of 10
Image quality wise they are. Both identical, as they both are digital. Only difference is that HDMI also carries sound into the monitor/tv, but if you have a dedicated dound card you might as well use DVI. And connect speakers/headphone to sound card. But that's the only difference
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yep same exact picture quality.
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ok is there a difference between dual dvi and single dvi? the plug in not the number of places for them i mean or the cable i guess
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Originally Posted by sharkattack99 View Post
ok is there a difference between dual dvi and single dvi? the plug in not the number of places for them i mean or the cable i guess
Dual-Link DVI is only needed at extreme resolutions. 1920x1200 is generally the cut off for Single-Live DVI. OR 3D Monitors.
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oh ok my monitor doesn't even go that high so a single would be fine for me then thanks.
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post #8 of 10
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Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post
Nope. No difference than carrying audio on HDMI.
This ^!

Pretty much the same as said.
 
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post #9 of 10
I prefer HDMI just because it's so much smaller, DVI is just a PITA to screw in
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post #10 of 10
I find HDMI on my moniter to be brighter but that could be a crappy cable on the dvi end of it but other than that exact same cept with audio
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