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will dvi work with dvi d

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No. There are several different kinds of DVI connectors, you should be using the one for your ports.

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Yes, as long as the cable doesn't have the four extra analog pins (and that both are either single link or both dual link. Although, a single link dvi cable can be put in a dual link slot. Not the other way around.)

 

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I made this to better explain. The red lines show what doesn't work and the green ones show what does work.

 

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This should give you an idea of how it works. (I'm sorry if I missed something or did something wrong but this is the general idea.)

 

Although a single link -D works in Dual link -D, you should try to get so the cables match for the best bandwidth etc.

 

So if your monitor and computer has DVI-D dual link, go for one of those cables. (If they've got DVI-I dual link, go with either a DVI-I or DVI-D cable since the four analog pins on the left of the connectors are not used unless you use a converter to for example VGA.)

 

EDIT2: I derped with the pic. It's been updated.

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