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Old March 10, 2012, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by 3.0charlie View Post
You bought a GPU, to power a monitor. This means the onboard graphics capability of the motherboard will not be used. If you need DisplayPort, then yes buy a GPU (the Sapphire) that has a DisplayPort.
Because a discrete GPU cannot 'report' - as you say - to the onboard port.
^^agreed. Once you have a video card the on board video connectors don't work. That said if you don't have a display port monitor you don't need a display port.
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