Help with finding a monitor to run Dual Monitor

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Spiffy9, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. Spiffy9 macrumors newbie

    Jun 15, 2010
    I have an early 2008 Macbook Pro with the regular DVI output. I really want to set up another monitor with my MBP to create a dual monitor set-up. However, I've been trying to do some reasearch, but most of it pertains to the newer MBPs with the mini DVI output.

    So I was just wondering what I cables I would need to get the best resolution out of a monitor. I believe it's the DVI to VGA cable I would need for it, but I would like your guyses input.

    Also, I was hoping to also use this monitor as a TV so I'm not sure if that affects anything...

    As of now I have one monitor that I've seen that looks like it would work but I'm not positive: here it is

    Thanks in advanced!
  2. Eddyisgreat macrumors 601

    Oct 24, 2007
    ez. Standard issue dvi<<-->>hdmi (mbp<<-->>tv)



    vga sucks. In this day and age, if you are purchasing new hardware you should be able to pickup an all digital solution for bargain basement prices.
  3. Spiffy9 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 15, 2010

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