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Originally Posted by ranseed View Post

I will ask in here because I honestly didn't see this thread when I made mine.
I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on this:
here
One person is saying DVI-I carries both signal and therefor there is no conversion. The other guy is saying the conversion is done in the graphics card and therefor is irrelvant to which type of connection is used. Who is correct?


All modern video cards convert the information in memory to a DVI signal via a TMDS module, and to a VGA signal via a RAMDAC. Both connections are completely lag free, and do not have any effect on each other.

A DVI-I port does have extra pins for an analog signal. These match up to the RGBHV signals of a VGA plug, and are directly connected to the RAMDAC (see here). Your standard DVI->VGA adapter is simply a pin adapter between the DB9 plug and the DVI plug.

In short: there's no conversion going on at all.
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post #12 of 16
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I'm curious as to why there have been quite a few threads regarding the FW900 here lately.

Probably because it is the best monitor anyone ever produced, and probably ever will produce. A lot of people would like to have one, myself included.
     
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They really aren't that expensive, especially when you consider they have free shipping: http://www.accurateit.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=2&page=shop.product_details&flypage=vmj_naru.tpl&product_id=1811&category_id=1&vmcchk=1&Itemid=2

But you are right about being the best monitor ever, I have five of them. thumb.gif
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They really aren't that expensive, especially when you consider they have free shipping: http://www.accurateit.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=2&page=shop.product_details&flypage=vmj_naru.tpl&product_id=1811&category_id=1&vmcchk=1&Itemid=2
But you are right about being the best monitor ever, I have five of them. thumb.gif

Any photos of your sig rig? I'm dying to see 3 of those things side by side, haha.
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Any photos of your sig rig? I'm dying to see 3 of those things side by side, haha.

A work in progress. wink.gif

http://www.overclock.net/t/1220962/vegas-heavyweight-display-and-computer-edition-2012
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Awesome, thanks for the link biggrin.gif
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