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DVI Question

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by ipunk, 6 Jun 2006.

  1. ipunk


    Joined: 4 Jun 2006

    Posts: 4

    Location: St.Albans

    Ok im going to embarrass myself now :rolleyes:

    Im looking to purchase the following card

    Connect3D ATI Radeon X1800 XT 256MB GDDR3 AVIVO TV-Out/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail (GX-044-CO)

    I have a Samsung 172V Monitor which isnt DVI, do I need to purchase an adaptor to connect it to the card?

    <runs and hides>

    Thanks guys :D
  2. Voy06


    Joined: 26 Dec 2005

    Posts: 743

    Location: Liverpool

    Yes you will need to buy a VGA to DVI cable. Roughly around £10 give or take a couple of quid depending where you buy it from of course.
  3. ipunk


    Joined: 4 Jun 2006

    Posts: 4

    Location: St.Albans

    Thanks Voy06, found one :)
  4. vanandjuanunited


    Joined: 20 Oct 2005

    Posts: 5,733

    Should have an adaptor with it. :)
  5. hp7909


    Joined: 8 Jun 2003

    Posts: 4,956


    All the RETAIL cards i've bought since a miserable FX5200 have come with a DVI>VGA adaptor. Donno what Voy06's on about really :mad: