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DVI vs. VGA is one better?

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Basically as the title says is one of these connections better than the other? On my old computer I plugged it in via VGA for a couple weeks and it looked great. Then I did DVI after that and it seemed like the VGA looked slightly better. The VGA appeared to have crisper lines while on the desktop and web surfing. While gaming it was hard to tell the difference with the constantly changing environments.
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DVI, its digital while VGA is analog.

also vga is quite alright for lower resolutions, but i can definitely tell difference at higher resolutions.
    
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DVI is for sure
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DVI.
Make sure you were using the native resolution of the monitor for optimal clarity.
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I get the same thing on my TV. VGA look's much better on my TV than DVI. I run VGA on it and both are at native res with 60hz refresh and DVI look's like crap.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cee View Post
DVI, its digital while VGA is analog.
It depends on the connector and the device.

DVI-A is an analog only connector
DVI-D is a digital only connector
DVI-I can do BOTH analog or digital depending on the device.

Just because it is "DVI" doesn't mean it is communicating digitally.
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post #7 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Josh154 View Post
I get the same thing on my TV. VGA look's much better on my TV than DVI. I run VGA on it and both are at native res with 60hz refresh and DVI look's like crap.
Ya me to I'm 1080p 60hz, maybe it's a 60hz thing.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
It depends on the connector and the device.

DVI-A is an analog only connector
DVI-D is a digital only connector
DVI-I can do BOTH analog or digital depending on the device.

Just because it is "DVI" doesn't mean it is communicating digitally.
ah ok was wondering what the I and A meant. +rep
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