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How much do HDMI-DVI adapters affect quality?

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2 years ago#1
If at all?

I was considering hooking up a console to my PC's monitor, but it sadly only has DVI and VGA ports. Instead of buying a new monitor, I found some HDMI to DVI converter cables for between $5-10 on Amazon. Before I buy them...

How's the picture quality with these? Also is there noticeable delay?
2 years ago#2
It looks the same and reacts the same as DVI Single Link... pretty much.
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2 years ago#3
It's a digital to digital signal so it shouldn't have a noticeable effect.
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2 years ago#4
DVI and HDMI are the same video signal for the most part. the only difference is the physical configuration of the connector.
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2 years ago#5
zero effect on picture quality and display lag
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2 years ago#6
the lag would be increased by the length of the connector divided by the speed of light.

otherwise the same
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2 years ago#7
LordSeifer posted...
the lag would be increased by the length of the connector divided by the speed of light.

otherwise the same


Are... Are you serious? I'm serious here, is it this simple?
2 years ago#8
ajko000 posted...
LordSeifer posted...
the lag would be increased by the length of the connector divided by the speed of light.

otherwise the same


Are... Are you serious? I'm serious here, is it this simple?


do the math
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2 years ago#9
ajko000 posted...
LordSeifer posted...
the lag would be increased by the length of the connector divided by the speed of light.

otherwise the same


Are... Are you serious? I'm serious here, is it this simple?


It's true, but is also so small that you would never be able to notice, it's less than 1 nanosecond of a difference.
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