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I bought a video card, silly me, without checking out the specifications on input/output. The card is a Sapphire Radeon X1900GT, and it has two DVI slots but it brings:

2 x DVI to VGA/D-sub Adapter

Does this mean I put that on a DVI Input, and I can stick the other end of the clan to a regular, VGA monitor? Tell me fast, so I can cancel my order. >.<
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post #2 of 4
Usually they come with DVI->VGA converters.

So if you're looking to connect a VGA or DVI monitor you'll be alright. (Just connect the converter if you have a VGA and leave it off if you have a DVI.)
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Yup, all the nvidia cards i've ever bought come with DVI->VGA converters, ATI should come with them too. It's getting harder to find Video Cards w/o DVI out.
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post #4 of 4
Ya, you can use those converters to use a standard VGA monitor with the DVI port on that card.
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