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My problem is that I want to connect my xbox 360 and my PC to my monitor at the same time. The problem is that the monitor doesn't have two HDMI outputs, so I have to use DVI for my PC. My problem is though that I don't have a DVI cable, but I found a VGA cable with a DVI converter on one end. Would this give me the same picture quality that an HDMI cable would? It's on right now, and the resolution is 1920x1080 as before, but I don't know if there is going to be a decrease in picture quality during gaming.
 

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It's not about the price, but I'm lazy
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Besides, if I don't need to, why would I spend money on a cable I practically already have?

I'm aware that I don't get sound with VGA or DVI, which isn't a problem. But there's gotta be a difference between VGA and DVI?
 

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Originally Posted by OkanG View Post

It's not about the price, but I'm lazy
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Besides, if I don't need to, why would I spend money on a cable I practically already have?
I'm aware that I don't get sound with VGA or DVI, which isn't a problem. But there's gotta be a difference between VGA and DVI?
vga is analogue ie the cable quality denote the picture quality

dvi is a digital cable, ergo any cable will do the same job,

do yourself a favor and just get a dvi cable when you see one next.
 

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vga is analogue ie the cable quality denote the picture quality
dvi is a digital cable, ergo any cable will do the same job,
do yourself a favor and just get a dvi cable when you see one next.
Yes, I am aware of the whole analog vs digital mumbo jumbo. But I just want to know what differences it will make, when it actually looks perfectly fine with a VGA. I'll go buy a DVI cable in the end regardless, just to feel good about myself
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Even though I don't feel that it's necessary. So I wanted to know if anybody knew what the differences actually are, when the VGA and DVI cable are both fully functioning and compared to each other.
 
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