S-Video – this is a component signal. It is also called Component, Composite or TV-Out. There are two types, a 7 pin and a 4 pin. The 4 pin is the standard layout which is S-video only. The 7... Read more
Passive adapters – non active adapters are called passive adapters. there is no easy way to tell the difference between an active and passive adapter. Most often they look exactly alike. Most... Read more
Turn the computer ON and allow Windows to boot normally (Note: the initial resolution will be low due to the graphics drivers not installed).
Windows 7 & 8 may automatically install drivers on... Read more
Active adapters – these adapters have a chip that helps convert video for the GPU. Your GPU will be able to do this for two monitors but an active adapter is needed for more. Active adapters... Read more
DVI – this is a digital signal. Also known as single link DVI, it is capable of 1900 x 1200. There are two different types of DVI, DVI-I and DVI-D. DVI-I has a built in component that allows... Read more