which adapter cable for monitor.

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  1. ottos, Nov 25, 2011
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2011

    ottos macrumors member

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    Got a dell monitor on order, what cable do i need for my mbp , dell says use the DVI cable
    for best results , this whole monitor connectivity business dont seem very straight forward:confused:
    I know I need the adapter cable which kind for best performance DVI or VGA or DVI to VGA adapter ?


    monitor specs: Dell ultrasharp U2412M 24'' 1920x1200.

    CONNECTIVITY
    1 Digital Visual Interface connectors (DVI-D) with HDCP
    1 DisplayPort(DP)
    1 Video Graphics Array (VGA)
    1 USB 2.0 upstream port
    4 USB 2.0 downstream ports
    DC power connector for Dell Soundbar


    WHAT'S IN THE BOX
    Monitor with stand
    Power cable
    DVI cable
    USB cable
    VGA Cable
    Drivers and Documentation media
    Quick Setup Guide
    Safety Information
     
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  3. ottos thread starter macrumors member

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    2010 13''.
     
  4. ottos thread starter macrumors member

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    some say the mini display port to DVI adapter works, others say if your display is
    1920x1200 or more you must use the Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter?
    please help here I need some real answers.
     

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