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Card with only DVI (DVI to VGA question)

Discussion in 'Nvidia' started by SmellyaLater, Dec 29, 2003.

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    SmellyaLater Guest

    I saw an MX440 64mb 8x agp card on ebay for a really good price. The only
    thing is, it doesn't have a VGA output. It has a DVI and the seller is
    including an adapter to plug onto the DVI out so that I can hook my VGA
    monitor to it. My question, will using this adapter in any way affect the
    picture quality on my 17" monitor? Or should I just spring for a card with
    a VGA out on it?

    SmellyaLater, Dec 29, 2003
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    SmellyaLater Guest

    Sorry, forgot to mention that the card's a nvidia Geforce4.
    SmellyaLater, Dec 29, 2003
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    Tommy C. Li Guest

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    SmellyaLater wrote:
    | Sorry, forgot to mention that the card's a nvidia Geforce4.
    Stay away - Geforce4 MXs are pretty much Geforce2s in disguise.

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    Tommy C. Li, Dec 30, 2003
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