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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for cable that connects monitor to computer.

If you're shopping for a new computer, you'll likely notice that computers come with cables to connect your monitor and other peripherals. But if you're buying a used computer or replacing a cable, it's good to know what the differences are among the various options. Here are some of our picks for cables that can connect a monitor to your computer.

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  1. Insignia™ - USB-C to Dual 4K HDMI Adapter - Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "The adapter is plug and play and has a has a short braided cable that connects to the outpput device. I tested the adapter with my Asus ROG Ally, my IPad Pro, and a recent model Asus ROG laptop. ...Duel monitor solution...User friendly and easy to hook up to duel monitors."

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    Your computer doesn’t have to have an HDMI port to connect to an extra display. This USB-C to HDMI adapter converts a USB-C output to dual HDMI inputs, letting you connect your computer to two HDMI-enabled TVs, monitors or projectors. Resolutions up to 4K Ultra HD deliver outstanding presentations or movie showings with crystal clear video quality. The compact design makes it easy to carry, and an attached braided cable gives you flexible placement options. Make the connections you need with the Insignia NS-PA5C2HMS23 USB-C to Dual 4K HDMI Adapter.
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    "The adapter is plug and play and has a has a short braided cable that connects to the outpput device. I tested the adapter with my Asus ROG Ally, my IPad Pro, and a recent model Asus ROG laptop. ...Duel monitor solution...User friendly and easy to hook up to duel monitors."

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    Your computer doesn’t have to have an HDMI port to connect to an extra display. This USB-C to HDMI adapter converts a USB-C output to dual HDMI inputs, letting you connect your computer to two HDMI-enabled TVs, monitors or projectors. Resolutions up to 4K Ultra HD deliver outstanding presentations or movie showings with crystal clear video quality. The compact design makes it easy to carry, and an attached braided cable gives you flexible placement options. Make the connections you need with the Insignia NS-PA5C2HMS23 USB-C to Dual 4K HDMI Adapter.
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  2. Insignia™ - 7-Port USB-C Hub - Gray - Front_Zoom

    Model: NS-PH571MS23
    SKU: 6521742
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    "Device that will connect to your monitors to your...So far, it works as promised. I am using it to connect my yeti microphone, an external monitor, and laptop together."

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    If you’re like many busy people, you have a dozen things going on at once, and working on the computer is no different. There’s a good chance you’re already using all your computer’s ports and wish you had extras to connect new devices. Thankfully, this hub helps optimize your workspace by adding two extra USB ports, an ethernet port, an HDMI port, a USB-C Power Delivery port, and SD and Micro SD slots. Simply plug it into your computer’s USB-C port and start connecting your mouse, keyboard and other accessories. Transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps move files quickly and efficiently and its compact size makes it perfect for slipping into a purse or backpack. Don’t limit your connected devices – enjoy more options with the Insignia NS-PH571MS23 7-Port USB-C Hub.
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    "Device that will connect to your monitors to your...So far, it works as promised. I am using it to connect my yeti microphone, an external monitor, and laptop together."

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    Product Description

    If you’re like many busy people, you have a dozen things going on at once, and working on the computer is no different. There’s a good chance you’re already using all your computer’s ports and wish you had extras to connect new devices. Thankfully, this hub helps optimize your workspace by adding two extra USB ports, an ethernet port, an HDMI port, a USB-C Power Delivery port, and SD and Micro SD slots. Simply plug it into your computer’s USB-C port and start connecting your mouse, keyboard and other accessories. Transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps move files quickly and efficiently and its compact size makes it perfect for slipping into a purse or backpack. Don’t limit your connected devices – enjoy more options with the Insignia NS-PH571MS23 7-Port USB-C Hub.
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  3. Insignia™ - 10' Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cable - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Perfect for 3 monitors at 4k 60hz...These cables work great. I am running 3 monitors at 4k 60hz each. ...Works perfect for a second screen monitor...Also, there’s no lag in between screens as I’m using this on my surface pro three using this cable to connect to a second monitor works perfect"

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    Your computer doesn’t have to have an HDMI port to connect to an extra display. This Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable connects to your computer’s Mini DisplayPort to extend or mirror your screen to an HDMI-compatible display, such as a TV or monitor. The corrosion-resistant cable transmits reliable video signals at resolutions up to 4K, allowing you to watch movies, videos and more. A 10 ft. length ensures you’ll be able to position your devices wherever you want them. Make the connections you need with the Insignia NS-PCMDHD10 10' Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cable.
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    "Perfect for 3 monitors at 4k 60hz...These cables work great. I am running 3 monitors at 4k 60hz each. ...Works perfect for a second screen monitor...Also, there’s no lag in between screens as I’m using this on my surface pro three using this cable to connect to a second monitor works perfect"

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    Your computer doesn’t have to have an HDMI port to connect to an extra display. This Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable connects to your computer’s Mini DisplayPort to extend or mirror your screen to an HDMI-compatible display, such as a TV or monitor. The corrosion-resistant cable transmits reliable video signals at resolutions up to 4K, allowing you to watch movies, videos and more. A 10 ft. length ensures you’ll be able to position your devices wherever you want them. Make the connections you need with the Insignia NS-PCMDHD10 10' Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cable.
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  4. Best Buy essentials™ - USB to VGA Adapter - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Cable...This cable works perfectly. I use it to connect extra monitor to my hp laptop...Old monitor to new Computer...I bought this item to convert an older VGA monitor to a newer computer via usb. It works great!"

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    It’s just an adapter—unless you’re settling for a small, single monitor. This Best Buy essentials BE-PA3UVG USB to VGA Adapter can help you mirror or extend your display, granting you a setup that shows videos, presentations, games and more on a better screen. It supports Full HD resolution to mirror the display from a computer without losing image quality. Plug-and-play technology on Windows computers makes the connection simple. Just connect to a VGA-enabled monitor and you’ll be ready to work or play. This adapter is also USB 2.0 backwards compatible, giving you the option to use it with an older computer. And it’s backed by Best Buy, so you can trust it to upgrade your computer setup.
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    "Cable...This cable works perfectly. I use it to connect extra monitor to my hp laptop...Old monitor to new Computer...I bought this item to convert an older VGA monitor to a newer computer via usb. It works great!"

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    It’s just an adapter—unless you’re settling for a small, single monitor. This Best Buy essentials BE-PA3UVG USB to VGA Adapter can help you mirror or extend your display, granting you a setup that shows videos, presentations, games and more on a better screen. It supports Full HD resolution to mirror the display from a computer without losing image quality. Plug-and-play technology on Windows computers makes the connection simple. Just connect to a VGA-enabled monitor and you’ll be ready to work or play. This adapter is also USB 2.0 backwards compatible, giving you the option to use it with an older computer. And it’s backed by Best Buy, so you can trust it to upgrade your computer setup.
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  5. Insignia™ - 6' Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cable - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It works great to connect an extra monitor to my Mac Air...Monitor to Monitor Connection. Worked to connect my IMAC to a separate LG monitor . "

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    Your computer doesn’t have to have an HDMI port to connect to an extra display. This Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable connects to your computer’s Mini DisplayPort to extend or mirror your screen to an HDMI-compatible display, such as a TV or monitor. The corrosion-resistant cable transmits reliable video signals at resolutions up to 4K, allowing you to watch movies, videos and more. A 6 ft. length ensures you’ll be able to position your devices wherever you want them. Make the connections you need with the Insignia NS-PCMDHD6 6' Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cable.
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    "It works great to connect an extra monitor to my Mac Air...Monitor to Monitor Connection. Worked to connect my IMAC to a separate LG monitor . "

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    Product Description

    Your computer doesn’t have to have an HDMI port to connect to an extra display. This Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable connects to your computer’s Mini DisplayPort to extend or mirror your screen to an HDMI-compatible display, such as a TV or monitor. The corrosion-resistant cable transmits reliable video signals at resolutions up to 4K, allowing you to watch movies, videos and more. A 6 ft. length ensures you’ll be able to position your devices wherever you want them. Make the connections you need with the Insignia NS-PCMDHD6 6' Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cable.
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  6. Insignia™ - Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Second Monitor...Works great to add a second monitor to an older Microsoft Surface....Absolutely no problems getting my second monitor to work."

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    Product Description

    Your computer doesn’t have to have an HDMI port to connect to an extra display. This mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter converts a mini DisplayPort output to an HDMI input, letting you connect your iMac, MacBook or other Mini DisplayPort device to an HDMI-enabled TV, monitor or projector. Resolutions up to 4K deliver outstanding presentations or movie showings with crystal clear video quality. Plus, the compact design makes it easy to carry, and a black color makes it easy to conceal. Make the connections you need with the Insignia NS-PAMDHD Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter.
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    "Second Monitor...Works great to add a second monitor to an older Microsoft Surface....Absolutely no problems getting my second monitor to work."

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    Product Description

    Your computer doesn’t have to have an HDMI port to connect to an extra display. This mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter converts a mini DisplayPort output to an HDMI input, letting you connect your iMac, MacBook or other Mini DisplayPort device to an HDMI-enabled TV, monitor or projector. Resolutions up to 4K deliver outstanding presentations or movie showings with crystal clear video quality. Plus, the compact design makes it easy to carry, and a black color makes it easy to conceal. Make the connections you need with the Insignia NS-PAMDHD Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter.
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  7. Best Buy essentials™ - USB-C to HDMI Adapter - White - Front_Zoom
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    "I bought this to connect my home monitor to my MacBook Pro so that I can travel with the multiport adapter. ...Add a Second Monitor with this Cable...Works like a charm when connecting an external monitor to my MacBook Air."

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    Product Description

    It’s just an adapter—unless you’re settling for a small, single monitor. This Best Buy essentials BE-PA3CHD USB-C to HDMI Adapter can help you mirror or extend your display, granting you a setup that shows videos, presentations, games and more on a better screen. It supports 4K resolution to mirror the display from a computer or gaming console without losing image quality. Plug-and-play technology makes the connection simple. Just connect to an HDMI-enabled monitor and you’ll be ready to work or play. And it’s backed by Best Buy, so you can trust it to upgrade your computer setup.
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    Top comment

    "I bought this to connect my home monitor to my MacBook Pro so that I can travel with the multiport adapter. ...Add a Second Monitor with this Cable...Works like a charm when connecting an external monitor to my MacBook Air."

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    Product Description

    It’s just an adapter—unless you’re settling for a small, single monitor. This Best Buy essentials BE-PA3CHD USB-C to HDMI Adapter can help you mirror or extend your display, granting you a setup that shows videos, presentations, games and more on a better screen. It supports 4K resolution to mirror the display from a computer or gaming console without losing image quality. Plug-and-play technology makes the connection simple. Just connect to an HDMI-enabled monitor and you’ll be ready to work or play. And it’s backed by Best Buy, so you can trust it to upgrade your computer setup.
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  8. Best Buy essentials™ - Mini DisplayPort-to-VGA Adapter - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Monitor extension...For adding extended monitor to iMac, it was easy and painless...Purchased to connect monitor to a MacBook. Works great."

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    Product Description

    Whether it’s for work or play, sometimes you just need an extra screen. The Best Buy essentials BE-PAMDVG Mini DisplayPort-to-VGA Adapter is just what you need to mirror or extend your computer’s desktop. Simply connect the adapter from your computer’s mini DisplayPort to a VGA-enabled display. Compatible with Windows and macOS systems, you can connect to monitors, TVs, projectors and more. Plus, you can plug it into Thunderbolt ports for even more connection options. Transfer speeds up to 2.7 Gbps and resolutions up to 1900 × 1200 grant you optimal high-quality images that leave everyone impressed. We’ve also made our adapter compact, so you can take it with you and connect your computer wherever it’s needed. And the adapter is backed by Best Buy, so you can have confidence in your computer’s setup.
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    "Monitor extension...For adding extended monitor to iMac, it was easy and painless...Purchased to connect monitor to a MacBook. Works great."

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    Product Description

    Whether it’s for work or play, sometimes you just need an extra screen. The Best Buy essentials BE-PAMDVG Mini DisplayPort-to-VGA Adapter is just what you need to mirror or extend your computer’s desktop. Simply connect the adapter from your computer’s mini DisplayPort to a VGA-enabled display. Compatible with Windows and macOS systems, you can connect to monitors, TVs, projectors and more. Plus, you can plug it into Thunderbolt ports for even more connection options. Transfer speeds up to 2.7 Gbps and resolutions up to 1900 × 1200 grant you optimal high-quality images that leave everyone impressed. We’ve also made our adapter compact, so you can take it with you and connect your computer wherever it’s needed. And the adapter is backed by Best Buy, so you can have confidence in your computer’s setup.
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  9. Best Buy essentials™ - 6.5' DVI-D Single Link Cable - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "This cable is exactly what I needed to connect monitor to computer with DVI port...Monitor cable...Works great. Used it to connect my old monitor to my new PC so I could have double monitors."

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    Adding an additional monitor creates extra screen space and keeps you organized. Use the Best Buy essentials BE-PCDVDV6 6.5' DVI-D Single Link Cable to connect a monitor, TV or projector to your PC or laptop. It’s compatible with single-link DVI-D and DVI-I ports, sending digital signals for high-definition images. Nickel-plated connectors ensure durability and reliable signal. A 6.5 ft. cable allows for flexible placement options, granting the reach you need to connect your devices. Built-in thumbscrews secure the connectors to your computer and connecting device, for a secure fit you can rely on. Plus, it’s backed by Best Buy, so you know our cable will help create the perfect setup.
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    "This cable is exactly what I needed to connect monitor to computer with DVI port...Monitor cable...Works great. Used it to connect my old monitor to my new PC so I could have double monitors."

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    Product Description

    Adding an additional monitor creates extra screen space and keeps you organized. Use the Best Buy essentials BE-PCDVDV6 6.5' DVI-D Single Link Cable to connect a monitor, TV or projector to your PC or laptop. It’s compatible with single-link DVI-D and DVI-I ports, sending digital signals for high-definition images. Nickel-plated connectors ensure durability and reliable signal. A 6.5 ft. cable allows for flexible placement options, granting the reach you need to connect your devices. Built-in thumbscrews secure the connectors to your computer and connecting device, for a secure fit you can rely on. Plus, it’s backed by Best Buy, so you know our cable will help create the perfect setup.
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  10. IOGEAR - 2-Port Full HD KVM Switch with HDMI and USB Connections - Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Excellent way to connect two computers sharing a monitor, keyboard and mouse. ...Two computers...Super easy to connect and quick with the switch between computers"

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    The 2-Port Full HD KVM Switch is plug-and-play. And all the cables you need are included. The KVM shows which computer you are using with a light on the unit (either PC1 or PC2). Toggling between two HDMI computers is as easy as clicking the remote port selector button allowing the user to multitask with two computers. Place the 6 ft remote port cable behind your computer set-up so the selector button can be placed on your desk for easy reach.
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    "Excellent way to connect two computers sharing a monitor, keyboard and mouse. ...Two computers...Super easy to connect and quick with the switch between computers"

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    The 2-Port Full HD KVM Switch is plug-and-play. And all the cables you need are included. The KVM shows which computer you are using with a light on the unit (either PC1 or PC2). Toggling between two HDMI computers is as easy as clicking the remote port selector button allowing the user to multitask with two computers. Place the 6 ft remote port cable behind your computer set-up so the selector button can be placed on your desk for easy reach.
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