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Won't you help me with my DVI cable question?

by jsolomonster / May 4, 2009 6:04 AM PDT

Purchased a DVI cable from Newegg back in August 2006 for my NEC Multisync flat panel monitor, which worked fine. Recently, I had to disassemble everything as we were having some work done around the house. Now, I go to put everything back together and, low and behold, the DVI cable is missing. As best as I can recall, my monitor has a female port (in case that matters in terms of what kind of cable I purchase). I'd buy the same one, but it's been so long, Newegg doesn't carry it anymore.

Does it matter which DVI cable I purchase? What should I be looking for? Any suggestions on where/what to look at? I'm looking to resolve this ASAP as I have no computer access while this issue lingers.

-Jason

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Re: DVI-D cable
by jsolomonster / May 4, 2009 7:16 AM PDT
In reply to: Try a DVI-D cable

Thanks, Mr. Proffitt. Ordered the cable you listed from Amazon. Fingers crossed that all works out well.

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DVI cable question
by nofret / June 6, 2009 8:24 AM PDT

Just to clarify; All dvi out on pcs are male. the monitors, big screen tvs etc. are male as well.

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