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Old Feb 4, 2012, 11:24 AM   #1
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would buying a DVI cable for my monitor make much of an improvement?

i currently use D-SUB with this monitor (i know it's ******)

http://www.emprex.com/02_products_02.php?id=243


but would a DVI make much of a difference
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Old Feb 4, 2012, 12:04 PM   #2
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On my 1080p monitor, using DisplayPort (digital, like DVI) makes a big difference compared to VGA. Text just looks a bit fuzzy when using VGA but it's perfectly sharp when using DP. I definitely wouldn't want to go back to using VGA.

Some people say it only makes a difference at high resolutions, so I'm not sure about 1680x1050 vs 1920*1080. But whatever, a DVI cable is 2 so why not?
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