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DVI to VGA

Syuzeren

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Will a DVI signal convert to a VGA with any kind of degrade, except the difference between DVI and VGA.
 

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Yes it will a little.
 

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I think dvi maps pixel for pixel, and vga gets converted to digital in the monitor, DVI is better than vga, noticably imo.
 

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when i get my new PC i will not habe enough money to get a new monitor at the same time. So i need to use my good old VGA until i get my new monitor :)
 
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I have a HF259H monitor and I can attest that the monitor's VGA port is quite noisy. When the screen goes black I can see these little jets of noise flashing across the screen. At first I thought it was some fast scrolling text but I figured out it was actually just noise.

I've since read that noisy VGA ports on newish monitor's are quite common.
 

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when i get my new PC i will not habe enough money to get a new monitor at the same time. So i need to use my good old VGA until i get my new monitor :)
You'll see no difference then. Just make sure the card you buy comes with a DVI to VGA adapter (virtually all still come with one if they don't have a VGA port built in).
 

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You'll see no difference then. Just make sure the card you buy comes with a DVI to VGA adapter (virtually all still come with one if they don't have a VGA port built in).
you can always pick one up for a few dollars. I've usually got 2-3 of these lying around my house