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post #11 of 14
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ok i got an updeat to my situation. i had the monitor hooked up with vgo and dvi cables but i went into the menu and selected dvi as the input so i assumed it was using that but then when i unhooked the vga cable it said there was no signla going to the monitor. i donno if the ghosting is caused by the fact im using vga but it could explain some of the pixelated looking things. so i guess my new problem is how to get the dvi to work?
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post #12 of 14
Always use the DVI cable/output for best quality. The VGA/analog setup will degrade the signal quality.
    
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post #13 of 14
Sounds like your monitor might have DVI connection issues. I'd see if you could try it on another video card and see whats up.
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post #14 of 14
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ok i just did a lil experiment, i didnt have another monitor that had dvi but i did have a dvi to vga adapter, so i hooked the monitor up to the dvi output on my vid card using a vga cable and the adapter and it DID NOT work. i assume this means that the problem is with the dvi output on my vid card, doesnt entirly surprise me cause ive never used the dvi output before and the card is a lil old and outdated
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