Are There Any Advantages To Using DVI-I Over VGA Or DVI-D Over HDMI?

DVI appears to be disappearing as a video transport technology. It is getting harder and harder to find computers and video cards and monitors with DVI capability. In addition my tests have shown DVI-I shows no advantage in picture quality over VGA and DVI-D shows no advantage in picture quality over HDMI.

The proof of this could be how cheap basic DVI-I/VGA adapters are (as low as $4) and the same can be said for DVI-D/HDMI adapters.

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