HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI, VGA: Which cable should I use?

You’d think that connecting an LCD screen to your puter would be straightforward. You’d be wrong! It all gets pretty confusing.

There are several types of connectors and cables, and it’s difficult to know which one to use.

Often, you can even use an adapter cable to connect one type of connector to another, like HDMI → DVI.

This video is a summary of the various details of the most popular current cable types.