DVI vs VGA | Difference between DVI and VGA
• This page compares DVI vs VGA and mentions difference between DVI and VGA.
• Both DVI and VGA are methods used to connect monitor with computer.
• They support different cable lengths.
• They are used to transport video between PC and monitor/TV/Projector.
• They do not support audio. Hence separate audio cable is needed.
|Full Form||Digital Video Interface or Digital Visual Interface||Video Graphics Array|
|Standard||Support both analog and digital signals||Support analog signal|
|Application of use||It is ideal for LCD monitor.||It is ideal for CRT monitor.|
|Technology||It is newest technology.||It is old technology.|
|Immunity against signal distortion||DVI technology is less prone to signal distortion.||VGA technology is more prone to signal distortion.|
|Outline View with pins||
Three types viz. DVI-A (supports analog only) , DVI-D (supports digital only) and DVI-I (supports analog and digital both)
Supports analog interface only
|Outer Color of connectors/ports||white||Blue|
|Pin details||29 pins||15 pins|
|Hot Pluggable feature||Supported||Not Supported|
|Display||It supports better picture quality.||The picture quality is poorer than DVI due to A(analog) to D(digital) and D to A conversion.|
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