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I bought a new graphics card, and it doesn't have a port for an older, secondary VGA monitor I use.

The only Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?LH_BIN=1&_from=R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=VGA%20Mini%20DisplayPort&LH_PrefLoc=1&_sop=15"]I can find[/url] is designed for Macs.

Will this work with my Radeon 7870 "Tahiti LE" and Windows?

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[quote name='King Mustard' timestamp='1360175245' post='595505534']
I bought a new graphics card, and it doesn't have a port for an older, secondary VGA monitor I use.

The only Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?LH_BIN=1&_from=R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=VGA%20Mini%20DisplayPort&LH_PrefLoc=1&_sop=15"]I can find[/url] is designed for Macs.

Will this work with my Radeon 7870 "Tahiti LE" and Windows?
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Their other cables (HDMI-DVI, etc) all work on normal graphics cards.

As far as I am aware they are just normal cables with an Apple look (all of them are :p)

Here's a non Apple one though if you are concerned: [url="http://www.maplin.co.uk/mini-displayport-to-vga-adaptor-454320"]http://www.maplin.co...-adaptor-454320[/url]

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[quote name='KibosJ' timestamp='1360175536' post='595505548']
Their other cables (HDMI-DVI, etc) all work on normal graphics cards.

As far as I am aware they are just normal cables with an Apple look (all of them are :p)

Here's a non Apple one though if you are concerned: [url="http://www.maplin.co.uk/mini-displayport-to-vga-adaptor-454320"]http://www.maplin.co...-adaptor-454320[/url]
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I don't see why it wouldn't work with a Windows PC. It's just an adaptor.

Edit: To elaborate, the Mini DisplayPort... port.. has a Digital to Analog convertor in it, so there's no conversion needed in the adaptor itself.

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[quote name='jamesyfx' timestamp='1360186599' post='595505972']
I don't see why it wouldn't work with a Windows PC. It's just an adaptor.

Edit: To elaborate, the Mini DisplayPort... port.. has a Digital to Analog convertor in it, so there's no conversion needed in the adaptor itself.
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That's what this topic was about, whether the analogue to digital conversion would be an issue.

Tar guys :)
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I use my Macbook's Mini Displayport to VGA adapter on my gaming PC for Eyefinity multi-monitor gaming. So, you should be just fine using one on your PC... :)

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