DVI or DVI D?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by AudiGuy, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. AudiGuy macrumors regular

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    ok so i just bought a 20.1" dell 2005fpw monitor and i got the mini dvi to dvi connector. now all l need is a dvi cable, my question is which cable should i get? ive seen dvi and dvi d but dont have a clue about the difference. which one do you guys recommend? where would be the best place to order cheap dvi cables? thanks
     
  2. nrd macrumors member

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    Well, from my understanding, a DVI-I connector incorporates both the connections required for DVI-D (digital) and DVI-A (analog). So getting a DVI-I cable would work with either connection.

    Check out Wikipedia for pictures and descriptions of the different DVI connections.
     
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