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Also I've noticed that VGA gets a lot more interference than the DVI. I have tons of cables going everywhere and I can see the interference in the VGA, but the DVI has none what so ever.
That is more likely from quality of the cables. DVI cables generally are have better shielding then VGA cables.
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Unless there's something I've heard wrong: VGA is an Analog connection, dudes. Digital is just-about always going to yield better quality than Analog will.
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Unless there's something I've heard wrong: VGA is an Analog connection, dudes. Digital is just-about always going to yield better quality than Analog will.
Right, you could spend $1,000 on a speaker set or use Z-5500's. The average user probably can't tell the difference. Same with VGA vs. DVI.

VGA does max out around 1920x1200 I believe. DVI is better. Do you need to upgrade to it? Probably not.
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Unless there's something I've heard wrong: VGA is an Analog connection, dudes. Digital is just-about always going to yield better quality than Analog will.
Couldn't have said it better myself.
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Right, you could spend $1,000 on a speaker set or use Z-5500's. The average user probably can't tell the difference. Same with VGA vs. DVI.

VGA does max out around 1920x1200 I believe. DVI is better. Do you need to upgrade to it? Probably not.
Vga does a max of 1920 x 1080 and you WILL notive the difference between A Digital signal and an Analog signal at that point.

Second, I did make a blanket statement. Let me clarify:

If the audio was recorded digital and it's delivered from a digital intermediate? Yes, you should notice a difference in Audio. At the same time, that doesn't even apply here because your computer is always outputting a DIGITAL VIDEO signal.

It's never analog, so the Digital Signal is going to yield better results. Some of you might not be able to see it? That's a different thing than it delivering a better image because it does.

If it didn't, we'd still be on VGA or Component signals, right? There'd be no need for DVI or HDMI.
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post #26 of 32
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Vga does a max of 1920 x 1080 and you WILL notive the difference between A Digital signal and an Analog signal at that point.

Second, I did make a blanket statement. Let me clarify:

If the audio was recorded digital and it's delivered from a digital intermediate? Yes, you should notice a difference in Audio. At the same time, that doesn't even apply here because your computer is always outputting a DIGITAL VIDEO signal.

It's never analog, so the Digital Signal is going to yield better results. Some of you might not be able to see it? That's a different thing than it delivering a better image because it does.

If it didn't, we'd still be on VGA or Component signals, right? There'd be no need for DVI or HDMI.

I'm not saying VGA is better in anyway. But it's not worth worrying about unless you run at 2MP or greater. If you are buying a new system or monitor, go with a DVI cable. Otherwise, the improvement isn't worth the cost of the cable (which on newegg is only about $15 shipped for 6ft, $18 for 10ft).
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post #27 of 32
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I'm going to test it with VGA and if I see a difference I'll buy a DVI switch, if not, I like my cheaper plan

and yea I'm running at native resolution
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I've decided VGA looks like ass and I'm not going to use it! Simple as that haha.

So now time to get a DVI switch, and get my ps3 working on the digital inout.
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Anyone know where I can get a dvi switch for cheap? I have a similar problem as sidious except I have a 360.
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Yea I want one for cheap, but they're not exactly easy to track down....
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