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Hey All,

I don't understand how to use the integrated graphics on the sandy bridge cpu.
I'm planning to buy a pc with an Intel i5 2500 and the motherboard I'm looking at is the Asus P8H67.
But how is the monitor going to get connected to the mobo?
Because I don't see a VGA output on the mobo, the monitor I currently own only
has a VGA output.

Thanks in advance.
post #2 of 9
VGA is essentially dead. Some DVI ports can still output VGA if you use an adapter but I would double check that the motherboard is capable of this.

If the motherboard is not capable of putting out an analog signal then you will either need a new monitor or a graphics card that can output an analog signal.
    
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from what i heard only lower end mobo's take advantage of the in-chip GPU
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Originally Posted by Epitope;12022731 
VGA is essentially dead. Some DVI ports can still output VGA if you use an adapter but I would double check that the motherboard is capable of this.

If the motherboard is not capable of putting out an analog signal then you will either need a new monitor or a graphics card that can output an analog signal.

he means that the board has no video output at all, ASUS said thats because it is aimed for a dedicated graphics card configuration

http://www.youtube.com/user/newegg#p/u/3/AlA2gR8cfVQ
Edited by philhalo66 - 1/15/11 at 1:46pm
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you have to wait until X68 is out
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Quote:
Originally Posted by philhalo66;12022739 
from what i heard only lower end mobo's take advantage of the in-chip GPU



he means that the board has no video output at all, ASUS said thats because it is aimed for a dedicated graphics card configuration

http://www.youtube.com/user/newegg#p/u/3/AlA2gR8cfVQ

Which P8H67 is he talking about?

This one has VGA
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131686&cm_re=P8H67-_-13-131-686-_-Product

As does this one...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131690&cm_re=P8H67-_-13-131-690-_-Product

As does this one...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131685&cm_re=P8H67-_-13-131-685-_-Product

As does this one...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131689&cm_re=P8H67-_-13-131-689-_-Product
    
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post #6 of 9
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Thanks for the quick replies!

I was looking at the P8H67 without any extra naming.
But since Epitope posted P8H67's with VGA output and HDMI output I will be looking at those from now on.
So if I'm right, the P8H67's with the VGA and HDMI output support the Sandy Bridge graphics? I just have to put the CPU on the mobo and connect my monitor to the VGA output on the mobo and then I have graphics?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Billionz;12023156 
So if I'm right, the P8H67's with the VGA and HDMI output support the Sandy Bridge graphics?
Yeah. This kind of thing has been done before.

My M4N75TD has onboard graphics but no video output, so I can't really use the onboard graphics. (Except for hybrid-SLI)
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I just have to put the CPU on the mobo and connect my monitor to the VGA output on the mobo and then I have graphics?

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Alright! Thanks!
I think that I'll go for the P8H67 EVO.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jp27;12022748 
you have to wait until X68 is out

I am 99% sure that X68 will not have integrated graphics...
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