Connect old Desktop to new monitor.

  john bunyan 17:13 11 Mar 2015
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I have just bought a Samsung SD590 24" LCD monitor for my old Evesham desktop which seems only to have a DVI output. The new monitor has 2 HDMI slots and a VGA input. I hope that a DVI to HDMI adapter cable will work? The built in speakers, I assume, will not. I have a soundcard that is connected to separate speakers (SB X-Fi Xtreme Audio) so am not too bothered, but if I want to get sound from the monitor what is the best way?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:10 11 Mar 2015
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DVi D to HMI are both digital so no problem converting just need correct plug on each end of cable.

click here I want to get sound from the monitor what is the best way?*

speaker out socket to audio in socket on monitor 3.5 jack to 3.5jack or .5 jack to rca phono plugs depending on what the ausio in is on the monitor.

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  john bunyan 21:03 11 Mar 2015

*Fruit Bat /\0/*

Thanks, yet again, for your excellent advice!

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