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Say i just bought a 9600 GSO for friend and he only has a analog monitor, and i have a DVI to VGA adapter but when i plug it in, the monitor does not recognize it. now the DVI plug in, only has 6 pins on the right and then the 2, bar, then 2 more. so it is missing 12 pins, but it is BRAND NEW just opened the package, possibly from my GTX 580 or GTX 280 adapter

any ideas?
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put the video card in your rig to see if the card is the problem cause if its brand new and it doesnt with a straight dvi to dvi connection the dvi port is dead.
 
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Well yea first make sure the the cable is plugged into the monitor as well (sounds silly but it happens). Use another monitor that has DVI and/or VGA to check and see if it works !
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Yup, DVI works by itself, but the adapter does not, i think i just need a new adapter
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post #5 of 5
Plug your monitor into your friend's PC using the same cable and adapter.

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