DVI or HDMI PC monitor

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KoutaFG
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I'm thinking of getting a new monitor, my current one is dieing but the one I"m thinking of getting has a hdmi port unlike my current one,

so what I was wondering, for a pc, is it better to use the DVI cable or the HDMI cable, is one better then the other or, does it even matter?

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For resolutions up to 1920x1080 (full HD) the signal quality is essentially the same. Going over sometimes varies, with DVI in dual link producing a cleaner (lower compression) image, but newer GPUs and super-high-resolution monitors do very well with HDMI, good enough that many can't tell the difference.

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HDMI 1.4 supports 3D and resolutions up to 4096x2160p at 24Hz.

SkullAbyss
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I don't notice a difference of picture quality between HDMI and DVI. I most often use HDMI to make it easier to manage cables. Seeing it does carry sound

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SkullAbyss wrote:I don't notice a difference of picture quality between HDMI and DVI. I most often use HDMI to make it easier to manage cables. Seeing it does carry sound

DVI and HDMI are both digital signals so in theory there shouldn't be a difference in picture quality. In some cases, it may be better to go with DVI if audio isn't a concern as DVI cables are cheaper.

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