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You're going to need a new cable, you won't be able to modify the ones you have in order to make that work. You need either a male vga to male vga, or an adapter that goes from male vga to female dvi and then use your male dvi to male dvi cable. By the way, a plain male to male vga cable or the adapter will cost you under $5.


The DisplayPort-HDMI connection is indeed the cause of the problem. The graphics card supports only two TMDS (DVI/HDMI) connections. Because your cable doesn’t have an activate converter but is made for DP++ (Dual-mode DisplayPort), it requires the card to output HDMI on its DisplayPort connector. So you either need a DisplayPort-capable display or an ...

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