How do I Know What Kind of DVI Cable I Need?

Check the long flat pin to the right of the connector. If there are not 4 pins around it, you need DVI-D. If there are 4 pins around the long flat pin, you need DVI-I. Also, if you are using your DVI cable for a high-resolution display, you may want a dual link DVI cable, because these carry higher bandwidth for high-resolution displays.

All kinds of DVI interface

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