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I have an issue here. Let me explain.
My monitor states on the label that is is the Samsung P2770H. So, I decided to check the website specifications and found that this model uses VGA and HDMI. However, my monitor is DVI and HDMI!

So, I looked at the specs of the other monitor within this range of product, called the P2770FH. This states the screen uses DVI and HDMI. However, this screen also uses 1ms response time and my screen uses 2ms response time.

I'm confused. What screen do I have?

P2770H
http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/monitors/LS27EFHKUV/ZA

P2770FH
http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/monitors/LS27EFHKUF/ZA

Thank you.
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You don't have a screen, you have a display. Or if you want, a monitor. tongue.gif

Anyway, joking aside, I'd say that you have the P2770H and that "VGA" is just a misprint and was probably supposed to be "DVI". I would ask Samsung to be sure though because I kind of doubt anyone here will have the definitive answer. They might even say, "Oh hey, look at that. You're right! It's supposed to say DVI not VGA".
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

You don't have a screen, you have a display. Or if you want, a monitor. tongue.gif

Anyway, joking aside, I'd say that you have the P2770H and that "VGA" is just a misprint and was probably supposed to be "DVI". I would ask Samsung to be sure though because I kind of doubt anyone here will have the definitive answer. They might even say, "Oh hey, look at that. You're right! It's supposed to say DVI not VGA".

Hey man!
I asked Samsung and all they would say is that I have VGA. So I said, no I have DVI. They said, well use the HDMI port. I said I don't want to. So then they told me to turn the brightness up on my screen and update my GPU drivers. What the hell? I hung up on them. The convo lasted for 20 minutes and it was more of the same.
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Hey man!
I asked Samsung and all they would say is that I have VGA. So I said, no I have DVI. They said, well use the HDMI port. I said I don't want to. So then they told me to turn the brightness up on my screen and update my GPU drivers. What the hell? I hung up on them. The convo lasted for 20 minutes and it was more of the same.

 

Wow. Whoever took your call did not understand what you were trying to accomplish. They probably thought you were having some kind of technical issue.

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install a program like or similar to pc wizard and it'll tell you what monitor/hardware you have.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post

Hey man!
I asked Samsung and all they would say is that I have VGA. So I said, no I have DVI. They said, well use the HDMI port. I said I don't want to. So then they told me to turn the brightness up on my screen and update my GPU drivers. What the hell? I hung up on them. The convo lasted for 20 minutes and it was more of the same.

Gave me a good laugh biggrin.gif

Anyways, does it matter? I mean, did you recently buy it and did you need the VGA port or something like that? Or do you just want to know which one you have?
Does the box say VGA ? If it does then it seems less likely to be an error on the website and you might have somehow gotten a mislabeled monitor ...
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