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Use new Dell PC w/older Gateway monitor?

By anejako ·
Dear All:

This may seem like the dumbest question in the world, but I am wondering if there are any issues with buying a new Dell PC (Optiplex GX200) and using an older monitor with it (Gateway2000 EV700, came with E-3110's). I don't have a whole lot of storage space here, and I'm upgrading 4 users at once to new Dells. I would like to save the money to buy new monitors, too. However, if Dells work better with their own brand of monitor, then I'm all for that. What do you think?

Thanks in advance for your help.

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by bmorriss In reply to Use new Dell PC w/older G ...

I verified the specifications of the Gateways and there is no problems. These monitors are not that old, after all; even an old vga would work when you have nothing else...

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Use new Dell PC w/older Gateway monitor?

by Don Christner In reply to Use new Dell PC w/older G ...

About the only thing to watch out for is the refresh rate. Your new video card could support higher resolutions and faster refresh rates than your monitor can handle. Make sure that you know the max. refresh rate for your monitor and set your video card accordingly.

Don

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by anejako In reply to Use new Dell PC w/older G ...

Thank you for the advice.

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