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Why is the VGA Cable attached to new monitors

Why is the VGA Cable attached to new monitors

When opening a new monitor I am amazed that the VGA cable is always attached. Even with new high end monitors that include Display Port and DVI cables the old VGA cable is always attached while the others are just left in the box.

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Guest [Entry]

"Not everybody has a graphics card with DVI and, especially, DisplayPort.

And not everybody makes a connection between these connectors and a monitor, unfortunately; everybody's gotten used to VGA, because it was (and still is) used on older monitors, quite a lot of modern LCD TVs and a lot of projectors."
Guest [Entry]

"People are stupid. There isn't really anyway to get around that. Some people wouldn't know where to plug that same cable in on the computer if it wasn't color coded.

This is a little pessimistic, but I would imagine ""user friendliness"" is part of it, so that the most commonly used connection is the easiest for the layman to use."