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Windows 7: Should I use an HDMI or HDMI-DVI cable to connect to my monitor?

04 Jul 2014   #1
foura

Windows 8 64bit
 
 
Should I use an HDMI or HDMI-DVI cable to connect to my monitor?

I have a video card with both a DVI and an HDMI output and a monitor with only an HDMI input. Should I connect my monitor to my PC with an HDMI cable or with a DVI - HDMI cable?


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04 Jul 2014   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

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04 Jul 2014   #3
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

It doesn't really matter. DVI and HDMI are the same video signal.
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05 Jul 2014   #4
Lava King

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

If your monitor has built-in speakers, then HDMI would be your best option since it carries both video and audio. If your monitor doesn't have speakers, then either HDMI or DVI will work equally well.
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06 Jul 2014   #5
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 



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