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Windows 7: Monitor - hdmi possible?

26 Jan 2013   #1
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 
Monitor - hdmi possible?

I have this monitor Acer X223W 22 Widescreen LCD Monitor - 1680x1050, 2500:1, 5ms, DVI, VGA, (Refurbished) at TigerDirect.com and am wondering if I can get an hdmi adapter and if it would improve the resolution.

Mine is not refurb - please scroll down and click specs. ( on link)

Thanks,

Paul


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26 Jan 2013   #2
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Thanks, but I'm not interested in replacing at the moment.
Just wanted to know if I could improve the performance with this one.

Can't believe that your link is $60 cheaper than the one I have.
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26 Jan 2013   #3
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

I removed my post because I thought you were considering buying the one you noted. I misread it.
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26 Jan 2013   #4
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

What are you currently using? I would use the DVI connector if possible. You will see no difference between HDMI and DVI at that resolution.
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26 Jan 2013   #5
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Thanks for that.
Any advice on my question with regard to my monitor?
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26 Jan 2013   #6
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kbrady1979 View Post
What are you currently using? I would use the DVI connector if possible. You will see no difference between HDMI and DVI at that resolution.
I'm using the VGA - If I use the DVI on monitor, where do I connect to comp?
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26 Jan 2013   #7
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

If you are using a video card, plug it in there, if you are using the on-board video, plug it in the DVI port on the motherboard.

This is a picture from Newegg of the Asus P8Z77-V motherboard, here is where you plug the DVI connector in.
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26 Jan 2013   #8
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

How embarrassing! The DVI port is right next to the VGA port. - my bad.

Anyway, would it be better than the current VGA connection?
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26 Jan 2013   #9
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PSCO2007 View Post
How embarrassing! The DVI port is right next to the VGA port. - my bad.

Anyway, would it be better than the current VGA connection?
Yes, use the DVI connection.
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26 Jan 2013   #10
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Okay - Thanks kelly.

Paul
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