Core i7 4770K @ 4.5GHz
Corsair H100 water cooler
8GB Patriot Viper DDR3 @ 2400MHz
Gigabyte Z87X-OC mobo
Gigabyte GTX780Ti (1202MHz GPU, 7000MHz VRAM)
Soundblaster Z with 5.1 speakers
QPAD QH-90 Headset
112GB OCZ Vertex 3 SSD
240GB OCZ Vertex 4 SSD
Corsair Carbide 500R case (white)
Akasa PowerXtreme 1200W PSU
HP ZR2740W 2560 x 1440 27" IPS panel
Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit
Discordia said:The onboard GPU is probably configured in the BIOS .......
As for the DVI adapter, those 4 extra pins are the analogue connections, so VGA will not work if you snap them off! ........
So, DVI-D to VGA adapters are not just rare, but non-existent. .......
Discordia said:.....puts it at the top of the mid-range. So it's a pretty good card, almost twice as powerful as its previous generation counterpart. It will play the latest games at HD resolution and at Ultra settings, but not at the same time!!
Discordia said:I just don't see how a DVI-D to VGA adapter could work. DVI-D is digital only and does not have any pins for the analogue signal. I suspect the products claiming to be such have been incorrectly labelled.
The words 'analog-compatible DVI card' appear to support my theory above that the right card could do it. I'm guessing that these nVidia cards do not fall into this category.
confluence said:I just bought this card thinking it would be an upgrade to my old HD5770 and thought I would try out the nVidia for a change. Everything I read made it seem like an ideal candidate. When I got it home I realized that it had these two different DVI options and was shocked to find out that they didn't include a DVI-D adapater (actually they included a single-link adapter for a DVI-I). The VGA to DVI-D is far from non-existent. You can find them on most of the major name branch computer parts stores like NewEgg snd Microcenter. I found one at our local Microcenter, but after plugging it in I still don't get a picture on my second monitor. Oddly, the monitor is identified, but just won't work. If I switch out the monitors to use the opposite ports then one of them will not work regardless. I've updated the drivers all around so I don't know what's going on or what I can do to fix it.
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