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Windows 7: Monitor only has hdmi inputs

29 May 2015   #1
meebers

Windows 7 Professional X64 Service Pack 1
 
 
Monitor only has hdmi inputs

Looking at new replacement monitor, it only has hdmi inputs (2x). My GPU has (2x) dvi output connectors. Any opinions on using a DVI to HDMI adapter cable, loss/gain of quality on monitor etc. Tx


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29 May 2015   #2
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I used to use a DVI to HDMI cable to connect my old monitor to my previous machine. I had no problems doing that.
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29 May 2015   #3
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

They use the same signaling just different connectors as far as I know.
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30 May 2015   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I use a Monster DVI to HDMI when I want to connect to my Sony, no loss of signal at all.
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31 May 2015   #5
Indianatone

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and numerous virtual machines
 
 

Correct, HDMI and DVI are exactly the same signals and are totally compatible. So a DVI to HDMI cable will be fine.
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31 May 2015   #6
meebers

Windows 7 Professional X64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Tx guys, ordering now...
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31 May 2015   #7
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Be sure to get the correct male side DVI plug. A DVI-I will not plug into a DVI-D socket.

What is the difference between DVI-I and DVI-D?
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