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Windows 7: Bought the wrong cables is there a adapter for my mistake?


18 Nov 2012   #1

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Bought the wrong cables is there a adapter for my mistake?

So my recently purchased 6870 GPU has dual mini displayport outputs. I purchased two mini to standard displayport cables. My monitors (2) have DVI, DSUB and HDMI inputs. Is there an adapter to convert the monitor cable end from a male std. displayport to a male HDMI, DSUB or DVI?

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18 Nov 2012   #2

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They should have female to male Hdmi connections at frys

look in the component department i seen then months ago when i was on the hunt for a HDMI cable
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18 Nov 2012   #3

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Thanks T,
My new build is frozen with a mobo is where it loops on and off and beeps 4 times.....not good. I'll hunt for the adapter but all I've found were males on the Displayport end and I need a female......lol

Will this work ?
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...A295PEP8MYBI8Q
My monitors don't even have speakers so I'm thinking they should work.
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18 Nov 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Does your monitor have a host slot for it if so it should work fine
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18 Nov 2012   #5

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The LG's have VGA/DVI and HDMI only
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18 Nov 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Superb then then you are in Business
The Viewsonic I picked up about 2 months ago has 2x Hdmi 1xDvisub
no DVI but none the less i worked around it
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18 Nov 2012   #7

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I'll order them, but they seemed like a real cheap out with all the other mini DP adapters running in the mid to high twenties and higher. Thanks, T
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18 Nov 2012   #8

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Sometimes it's not about how much it cost

You can find quality in any cable budget or not if you know how to treat it right
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