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HDMI is great if you have built-in speaker on your monitor like mine. I don't really in to use my external speaker, but I have them just in case my built-in ones dies.
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post #12 of 16
there is a missing pin on super high quality D-Sub cables.
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VGA really isn't that bad if your monitor is configured correctly. That's why most have an auto-config option now.

But yeah, DVI is better. You won't seen an increase in performance though.
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dvi looks much better usualy because it auto adjusts stuff where vga can just look wierd till you adjust it just right yourself.
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Originally Posted by GlockZoR IV View Post
there is a missing pin on super high quality D-Sub cables.
There should be a missing pin on all VGA cables - pin 9 is a key, and should not be present.

If the pin is present then you have yourself a 15-pin HD D-sub cable, which likely isn't designed to carry 75ohm video signals (so although it will fit VGA connectors, it isn't really a VGA cable). And as a result your image quality will likely be crap, with ghosting and poor colour reproduction.

Just because the connectors fit doesn't mean it's the right cable for the job...
post #16 of 16
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Originally Posted by the_beast View Post
There should be a missing pin on all VGA cables - pin 9 is a key, and should not be present.

If the pin is present then you have yourself a 15-pin HD D-sub cable, which likely isn't designed to carry 75ohm video signals (so although it will fit VGA connectors, it isn't really a VGA cable). And as a result your image quality will likely be crap, with ghosting and poor colour reproduction.

Just because the connectors fit doesn't mean it's the right cable for the job...
These are the kind of cables that they ship with new monitors.
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