DVI connections

By Mechachrome
Jan 28, 2004
  1. If anyone could offer up some enlightenment to me,just picked up a new lcd(nec 19 1860nx) an a video card (FX 5950 ultra).I noticed both have DVI connections would it be better to use that over the analog connections?

    Is their a difference like video,S-video,composite video?

    Any input would be great,thanks
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    The DVI connection would be better because the signal would not need to be converted from digital to analogic.

    Sometimes you can have cards with cheap components ( *cough*Club3D*cough ;) ) for the VGA connector but which have a crystal clear signal on the DVI port ( which pretty much comes straight from the frame buffer ).
  3. Mechachrome

    Mechachrome TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Great,thanks for the heads up Didou.
    Think i'll head out a pick up myself a dvi cable.
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