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Hi. I need a new monitor, and my only choice is to buy it here in my country. The problem is, there're only D-Sub input monitors available. There're of 1920x1080 21in, 1600x900 20in and 1366x768 19in. Would VGA connector make a huge difference in noise or blurryness?, as the price difference is very little between them.

21 in:
BENQ G2220HDA

20 in:
B2030N

19 in:
BenQ G925HDA

Sorry for no links but I'm in a hurry. I will come back later and post links if you want.
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Go for the highest resolution, either way vga is going to be blurrier than dvi or hdmi since it is an analog signal vs. digital, although it will only really be noticeable when put next to a screen using a digital input.
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Go for the highest resolution you can.

As long as the VGA cable you are using isn't waaaaay too long, and isn't faulty, it should not have ANY visible differences to a DVI or HDMI Cable. HDMI cables produce loads of issues with modern GPU drivers. Most often fixable. Sometimes not. DVI would be perfect.

TL;DR: VGA does NOT make any difference. If it does, something is wrong with something.
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Go for the highest resolution, either way vga is going to be blurrier than dvi or hdmi since it is an analog signal vs. digital, although it will only really be noticeable when put next to a screen using a digital input.
Ummm....DVI can be analog. Hence DVI-A and DVI-I. Only reason I can tell my inputs on my Eyefinity apart is because my VGA panel has a much higher response time. What connector doesn't matter as much.
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Ummm....DVI can be analog. Hence DVI-A and DVI-I. Only reason I can tell my inputs on my Eyefinity apart is because my VGA panel has a much higher response time. What connector doesn't matter as much.
Exactly. Unless the cable is a 10 year old piece of crap, it will look identical to DVI. My second screen is running on VGA 24//7 and looks exactly like my main one.
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Ummm....DVI can be analog. Hence DVI-A and DVI-I. Only reason I can tell my inputs on my Eyefinity apart is because my VGA panel has a much higher response time. What connector doesn't matter as much.
analog DVI is just another way of saying:
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post #7 of 8
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Thanks to all of you!. I'll go the 1080p route if possible, if not the 1600x900 one. Anyway, if I have interference issues, I'll just wrap my cables in tinfoil
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yup, highest resolution is the way to go.
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