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I have a new monitor using hdmi to hdmi on a gtx 1060 oc, can i use a displayport to vga adapter to connect my old monitor

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3 hours ago, Weili said:

I have a new monitor using hdmi to hdmi on a gtx 1060 oc, can i use a displayport to vga adapter to connect my old monitor

technically you can but you might get into driver problems 

but it wont hurt to try  

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In theory, yes. 

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5 hours ago, Weili said:

I have a new monitor using hdmi to hdmi on a gtx 1060 oc, can i use a displayport to vga adapter to connect my old monitor

 

You can, but will need an active adapter.

What is coming out of the DisplayPort is a DIGITAL signal; you need to convert that signal to an ANALOG signal, which is what VGA is.

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2 minutes ago, -rascal- said:

 

You can, but will need an active adapter.

What is coming out of the DisplayPort is a DIGITAL signal; you need to convert that signal to an ANALOG signal, which is what VGA is.

^ this is why you might encounter some funky problems

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I've been trying to use a DP to VGA adaptor. Works on a Quadro NVS295 and HD6870, GTX1050 doesn't want to know. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. Some of the time it works for a while, then just starts turning on and off. I gave up with a 3rd monitor.

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