Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: DVI-I to 3 RGB work on Dvi Screen?

05 Jul 2011   #1
Vaughn Whynot

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
DVI-I to 3 RGB work on Dvi Screen?

i am trying to find out if a DVI-I to 3 RGB will work on my Screen that has a DVI in.
my tv busted and i was told that dvi could handle a rca/rgb conversion but i am not sure.
i found this cord
DVI-I to 3 RGB work on Dvi Screen?-1235418358491053.jpg
but i don't know if it will work from my xbox to screen.
i reason i asked was because i use a cap card for recording gameplay form my xbox and the cap card is only RCA/RGB. so i am trying to have the out on the cap card go to my dvi screen.
sorry if i am confusing.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 10 Education 64 bit

No, I don't think it will work, the DVI-I probably won't even plug into the monitor. I think if you look at the DVI connector on your monitor you will find that it is a DVI-D, digital only connector. R G B is an analog signal, the pins it would go to on the DVI-I end are missing on the monitors DVI-D connector. A male DVI-I won't plug into a female DVI-D. A DVI-I connector, like the one on a video card, is analog and digital. The cable you are looking at just picks the analog R G B signal off of the video card. It doesn't do any conversion and won't work in reverse the way you want to use it. Sorry. DVI - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

What is the make/model number of the screen?
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 DVI-I to 3 RGB work on Dvi Screen?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
screen saver does not work
ok, if anybody is still out there reading this after all these years, please help me. I have the same problem --- screen saver does not work --- and I have a wireless mouse in the system. When I first plugged in the USB receiver for the wireless mouse, Windows automatically installed the...
General Discussion
Keyboard and mouse won't work on welcome screen
Hi, my problem is when I start the computer and get to the login screen; Im unable to choose the user because neither my keyboard and mouse don't work. I also can't get to the safe mode. I've got USB Wireless mouse and keyboard and it works in bios. I didnt make any changes to the computer lately...
Hardware & Devices
can a touch screen work in dos
so heres the deal i have a imo touch screen that i use as a main screen (dummie) and when windows 7 uploads it doesnt show the windows symbol the screen is black until the windows startup sound comes on and the main destop comes up . is there a way i can change this in DOS so my usb touch screen...
Hardware & Devices
Photo screen saver won't work.
My system Froze up and went to a black screen; upon reboot it wouldn't get past the BIOS load screen. I reset the CMOS and now everything works fine except an issue with the photo screen saver. The other screen savers work, but the photo screen saver will not. When I try to go into settings with...
General Discussion
Screen Capture doesn't seem to work
I followed the instructions in help but clipboard did not copy the screen. With or without pushing the alt key. It still had my last copy of a link address. While we are at it where do I go to get rid of the big bar across the bottom of my new 24 in whooperdooper back lit led display that makes...
General Discussion
Screen Saver does not work
I recently did a fresh instaill of my OS And i want to use the "Ribbions" screen saver that windows came with, however it does not work. My screen will show it for 2 seconds and then it will go black On my old instaill it worked fine

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:29.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App