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How much do HDMI-DVI adapters affect quality?

#1Moorish_IdolPosted 9/18/2013 4:09:22 PM
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?
#2TheFeshPincePosted 9/18/2013 4:10:42 PM
It looks the same and reacts the same as DVI Single Link... pretty much.
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#32Dhas_a_MIGRANEPosted 9/18/2013 4:10:43 PM
It's a digital to digital signal so it shouldn't have a noticeable effect.
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#4k debonairPosted 9/18/2013 4:28:32 PM(edited)
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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#5Garquille14Posted 9/18/2013 4:33:13 PM
zero effect on picture quality and display lag
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#6LordSeiferPosted 9/18/2013 6:10:29 PM
the lag would be increased by the length of the connector divided by the speed of light.

otherwise the same
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#7ajko000Posted 9/18/2013 9:28:07 PM
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?
#8DARQ MXPosted 9/18/2013 9:34:10 PM
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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#9fataliPosted 9/18/2013 9:40:10 PM(edited)
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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