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hello guyz iam about to buy a gpu that is gtx 660 but it has only dvi ports and my monitor has only vga ports my monitor is little old.
so my question is if i use dvi to vga converter will i see any loss of fps or quality or black screen?
post #2 of 8
Technically the DVI-I port on the card carries both the digital and analog signal. So if you use the dvi to vga adapter that most cards include, you won't need any special converter. These are sometimes called converters but they just relay the analog signal to VGA.

Good luck.

No loss in FPS
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You'll ALWAYS lose quality. VGA is just crap for image quality in general... However, you won't lose anything by the convertor. The DVI-I will do indeed. FPS stays the same because of native VGA

The "normal" convertor will do, but if you want a decent image quality, just get yourself a new screen...
 
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Originally Posted by xioros View Post

You'll ALWAYS lose quality. VGA is just crap for image quality in general... However, you won't lose anything by the convertor. The DVI-I will do indeed. FPS stays the same because of native VGA

The "normal" convertor will do, but if you want a decent image quality, just get yourself a new screen...
ya i know l image will not look that good as compare to dvi, but will there will be a loss in fps, or problems like blue screen ,restarts etc?
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Technically the DVI-I port on the card carries both the digital and analog signal. So if you use the dvi to vga adapter that most cards include, you won't need any special converter. These are sometimes called converters but they just relay the analog signal to VGA.

Good luck.

No loss in FPS

in gigabyte gtx 660 dvi to vga connector is not included, so what should i do?
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in gigabyte gtx 660 dvi to vga connector is not included, so what should i do?

I looked into this more. Doesn't seem like they give adapters anymore.

You will need to buy the converter.

I would get something like:

http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=98_106&item_id=007192

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ya i know l image will not look that good as compare to dvi, but will there will be a loss in fps, or problems like blue screen ,restarts etc?
No loss in fps, blue screens and what so ever. It does not affect the pc in any way. Just get the dvi to vga adapter and you are good to go.
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ya i know l image will not look that good as compare to dvi, but will there will be a loss in fps, or problems like blue screen ,restarts etc?

Nope, you're just using a different signal. It won't a difference for the GPU or PC. The FPS will be same as trough DVI.
 
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