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I have the GeForce 6800xt VGA video card and it does have a DVI input on it. My monitor does as well. I currently am using my VGA cable. Would there be much (noticable) difference if I use a DVI instead?
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Originally Posted by bh04
I have the GeForce 6800xt VGA video card and it does have a DVI input on it. My monitor does as well. I currently am using my VGA cable. Would there be much (noticable) difference if I use a DVI instead?
It'll depend on your monitor, but you will probably see richer colors and deeper blacks. Worth the switch in my opinion.
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i have the HP f1903 monitor....here is the link to it.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/d...name=c00041418
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i have the HP f1903 monitor....here is the link to it.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/d...name=c00041418
I'd go ahead and make the switch, if nothing else you'll be full-digital. (DVI is digital and VGA is anolog, the quality difference is because DVI stays digital from GPU to monitor, while VGA goes digital>anolog>digital from GPU to monitor.)
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DVI is always better...It's full digital. Usually a crisper picture.
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My monitor uses both, untill I got my graphics I used the vga cables. Obviously I will not compare games because of the new card but in Internet browsing and basic tasks the DVI looks much better.

I would go for it.

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sorry bout all the questions. but from the given website, which cable should i go with privided the information in the hp link above? i don't need nothing longer than 10 feet and shorter than 4. on my monitor i was reading....what does DVI-I to DVI-D mean?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&SubCategory=1
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Originally Posted by bh04
That one should be fine, too.
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