What is a DVI port?

On the back of your new computer, you notice a port labeled DVI. What is the DVI port used for?

A) Network connection

B) Audio components

C) Video

D) Modems

The answer: C) Video

The Digital Video Interface (or Digital Visual Interface) is a new format specifically designed for today’s high-definition video requirements.

Want to know more? Watch “Motherboard I/O Connections.”

All motherboards have input and output ports on the back, but what do all those connections mean? In this module, we’ll turn the PC around and show you exactly how each port works and how to instantly recognize the most common input and output connections.