dvi connection

  Garthyy 17:35 03 Mar 2006
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I'm upgrading my computer and am not sure if my monitor is dvi compatible. The manual says rgb and synchronisation - I'm also not sure if the cable between comp & monitor is different i.e. different connections.

  paddy75 18:10 03 Mar 2006

Garthy,What is make and model of monitor?

  Garthyy 18:13 03 Mar 2006

It is a Sony SDM N50R. thanks for your help, Paddy

  paddy75 18:49 03 Mar 2006

Garthy,It does not seem to have a DVI connecter,have a look here. click here

  Garthyy 19:02 03 Mar 2006

Paddy 75,it says connects via mini d sub & dvi-a. but is a dvi connector different? Sorry but it is all new to me

  anskyber 19:03 03 Mar 2006

Analogue are usually with blue connectors DVI usually have white connectors.

  anskyber 19:04 03 Mar 2006

I think that is a simple converclick here connector .

  Garthyy 19:19 03 Mar 2006

thanks Anskyber, I suppose most graphics cards come with both connections. I'm looking at nvidia6800,

  anskyber 19:27 03 Mar 2006

Dual DVI Support
Able to drive the industry's largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays including 1900x1200 resolution and the new Apple 30" cinema display. (Support for Apple 30” cinema display available on the GeForce 6800 Ultra 512MB only.)
From the nVidea site

  anskyber 19:28 03 Mar 2006
  anskyber 19:31 03 Mar 2006

Are your monitor connectors colour coded?

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