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CRT on DVI?

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Hey by friend is building a computer and the video card he wants has dual DVI from which i understood only workds with LCD?

Is there little converters so his CRT will work on the DVI port until he buys his new monitor or?
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post #2 of 8
Your in luck! I think all video cards with DVI out have a DVI to VGA converter so he should be good. Just check for what accessories the card comes with first.
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post #3 of 8
This

Alot of graphics cards come with them.
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post #4 of 8
Yes it will work fine just use the converter. DVI might have its few advantages but I wouldn't buy a new monitor for it... I have a 19inch lcd with the normal crt connection and I love mine...
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See I saw a nice crisp improvement when I plugged my LCD into DVI compared to VGA. I was originally just using the default plug on my LCD monitor (VGA) without the adapter. I just had heard that the CRT monitors do not work on DVI.

And as a side note... he's not upgrading to use DVI. He just has a **** monitor atm, and when he builds his new computer, his old one will just be given to the sister.

PS: his rig atm on Aquamark 3 scored....
GFX 429
CPU 1,577

and averaged about 3.77fps. HAHA!

EDIT: Guitar22891 how do you enjoy the big Typhoon? I just ordered one and I'm expecting it soon
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post #6 of 8
it should come with one adapter so you can use a single crt.
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Way to hijack your own thread, Sidious...

Everyone loves Big Typhoons, so it's a good choice. Did you get the new VX model?
    
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post #8 of 8
there are a such thing as DVI CRT's, I.ve seen em..
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