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incompatable monitor connectors

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by Avenger42, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. Avenger42

    Avenger42 Member

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    hi, just brought a new custom spec PC and its inside an "XCLIO Propeller case"

    went to plug in my monitor and realised i couldnt

    my monitor adaptor looks like this: [​IMG]

    i think thats VGA?

    however the back of my new PC looks like this [​IMG]

    i assume all ill need is an adaptor, but which one? i dont know the name of the connection on the back of my PC

    please help?
     
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    You are looking for a DVI-VGA adaptor. One of these:
    [​IMG]
    e-bay are selling them for about E1.60 (about $1.99 or £1.35) at the cheapest, dunno what a good one would cost but it wouldn't be too expensive. I'm pretty sure thats what you want, if it doesn't look right tell us. Good luck!
     
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    ah okay thats what i thought


    as happens about 30minutes after posting that i found what i think is the right thing.
    i brought this: http://tinyurl.com/3drbmv

    thats the right thing isnt it?

    thanks for all the help guys

     
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    That should work perfectly. Good luck with it, hope you don't have any other troubles.
     
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    no problem, teach & learn
     

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