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I have an old CRT I would like to use to game with (150hz) and I plugged it into my 5870 with a dvi to vga cable, but the monitor is not receiving any signal. The monitor is detected in my display properties and the OS thinks that it is working fine. The only problem is, the monitor is not getting any signal and doesn't get any signal even while booting. I have tried safe mode, but no signal even comes to it while booting from BIOS / etc. Is the problem my DVI-VGA adapter?

ALSO:

The monitor isn't faulty. Still works in other system and gets detected here.
My video card isn't faulty.
    
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If the port you are using is pure digital then you need a display that can handle it. Most CRTs are Analog only from what I've seen.
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I thought DVI-i meant that both analog and digital would work on the port...
    
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=-( Nobody has any clue as to what to do? I really want the 150hz, 60hz sucks.
    
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post #7 of 12
Might be a shotty VGA cable, try with another?
post #8 of 12
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Nah, the cable was actually tested and is working. Realistically, i have NO clue as to the problem. Monitor - works. Cable - works,. Video Card - works. Cable - works. Just together, something doesn't work. i really need this in a few days, would suck if I couldn't figure it out.
    
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Originally Posted by ikillerzi View Post
Nah, the cable was actually tested and is working. Realistically, i have NO clue as to the problem. Monitor - works. Cable - works,. Video Card - works. Cable - works. Just together, something doesn't work. i really need this in a few days, would suck if I couldn't figure it out.
If that's true that only leaves the adapter. Have any others you can try?
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