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DVI single or double link...

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Arjai, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. Arjai

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    I have a nVidia 6600Gt on the way.

    I need a DVI cable.

    My Monitor has a max resolution of 1680 x 1050.

    The cables are about the same price but, do I NEED a Dual link for my resolution? I'm thinking no but, I'm not sure.

    Anybody know the answer to this, absolutely?

    I'd rather not have to pay even two dollars more for a cable I don't necessarily need.

    Thanks!
     
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    Might as well get the dual link cable if you need it down the road.
     
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    might as well buy the dual link cable since they last years...
     
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    To answer your question directly, you only need a single-link cable.
     
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    Thanks guys! I would rather buy a dual link when I need it, down the road. Since I really only need a single for "This Old Comp," I'll Get that one for it.

    Thanks again!
     
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