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What cables do I need to connect my monitor to my pc (nothing built yet).

MOBO - Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 Motherboard (Socket 1155, ATX, DDR3, USB 3.0, HDMI, Bluetooth Module) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B005T3TLM6

MONITOR - Samsung S24A300H 23.6 inch Widescreen LED Monitor (MEGA DCR, 1920 x 1080 Full HD, 2ms, HDMI/VGA) - Gloss Black - http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0060KBY86

Do I just need an HDMI to HDMI mini? or what?
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post #2 of 8
That specific monitor only supports VGA or HDMI, so either one. So for a newer generation card, you would want to buy an HDMI cable (if it doesn't already come with one).
post #3 of 8
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hdmi to mini hdmi?
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MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
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MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
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The gpu I have is the new AMD 7970
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post #5 of 8
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or can I use a dvi to vga ? which is better?
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post #6 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by FGFxGamers View Post

or can I use a dvi to vga ? which is better?

I prefer DVI.

So, go with DVI. tongue.gif

No harm either way you go.
 
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post #7 of 8
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But hdmi carries audio and dvi to vga does not right? How do I get round that. I'm also getting a sound card dunno if that makes any difference....
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WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITEON DVD BURNER THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW WINDOWS 7 HOME EDITION 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER 23.6"  QPAD MECHANICAL KEYBOARD CORSIAR 850W AXUK GOLD  COOLERMASTER HAF 932 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITEON DVD BURNER THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW WINDOWS 7 HOME EDITION 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER 23.6"  QPAD MECHANICAL KEYBOARD CORSIAR 850W AXUK GOLD  COOLERMASTER HAF 932 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
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post #8 of 8
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HELP??!!
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MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER 23.6"  QPAD MECHANICAL KEYBOARD CORSIAR 850W AXUK GOLD  COOLERMASTER HAF 932 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
SHARKOON FIREGLIDER BLACK OZONE GAMING PAD CREATIVE SOUND BLASTER X-FI TITANIUM FATAL1TY P... LOGITECH Z506 5.1 SURROUND SOUND SPEAKERS 
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WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITEON DVD BURNER THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW WINDOWS 7 HOME EDITION 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER 23.6"  QPAD MECHANICAL KEYBOARD CORSIAR 850W AXUK GOLD  COOLERMASTER HAF 932 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
SHARKOON FIREGLIDER BLACK OZONE GAMING PAD CREATIVE SOUND BLASTER X-FI TITANIUM FATAL1TY P... LOGITECH Z506 5.1 SURROUND SOUND SPEAKERS 
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