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I have a 22inch monitor hooked up to my computer. I have another 14 inch monitor that I would like to hook up so that I have dual monitors. I am not sure which wire do I need from newegg in order to do this.

I've taken some pics:

Pic 1: my computer (white port is 24 pins)

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Pic 2: wire for my 22 inch monitor (currently this is hooked to my computer)

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Pic 3: wire for 14inch monitor

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Which wire should I buy?

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Your pics didn't work. Google DVI and VGA and see what connector your computer has. If it has DVI and your 14" monitor is also DVI then get a DVI cable. If it has VGA and your 14" monitor is also VGA then get a VGA cable. If your computer has DVI and your monitor has VGA then you need to make sure your GPU DVI port can be adapted to VGA with the appropriate adapter. If it can then you could get the adapter and and a VGA cable and you would be set. If your computer has VGA and your 14" monitor has DVI then you are out of luck. –  ubiquibacon Aug 4 '10 at 1:45
    
@typoknig: try to right-click and select "Open in new window/tab". @Omnipresent: your image hoster forbids direct embedding of images, replace them with links. –  whitequark Aug 4 '10 at 1:48
    
@whitequark: Actually, it's because he got the direct link under the copy-paste menu instead of grabbing it from the BBCode/HTML tag. –  Hello71 Aug 4 '10 at 2:25
    
The cords are backwards from what I'd like... the 22inch would probably do a lot better with a DVI connectino, while the 14inch probably won't matter. –  Joel Coehoorn Sep 30 '11 at 13:35

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Just plug them in: everything is OK. Your video card (pic. 1) has one VGA output (left) and one DVI output (right); you have one monitor with VGA interface (pic. 2) and one with DVI (pic. 3).

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